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Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. Receives NRC Funding for Antibiotic Alternative Research


September 3, 2010
By AAFC

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Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. receives NRC funding for antibiotic alternative research
Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. will receive $271,177 from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program to gain a better understanding of the optimal level of supplementation of dietary nucleotides in swine, poultry, aquaculture, and dairy cattle diets.

Sept. 3, 2010 – Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. will receive $271,177
from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research
Assistance Program to gain a better understanding of the optimal level
of supplementation of dietary nucleotides in swine, poultry,
aquaculture, and dairy cattle diets.

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The project involves measuring basic health and immune indices, developing data to support marketing efforts, and conducting growth performance trials.

Canada's Economic Action Plan provided new resources of $200 million to the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program over two years to support innovative Canadian firms.

"NRC-IRAP's support is important for our company and for the expansion of our products," said Owen Jones, President of Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. "Our relationship with the National Research Council of Canada has led to many advancements that have been mutually beneficial."

Established in 1984, Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. develops and manufactures products utilized in feed, food and industrial applications. Custom formulation and product design, coupled with assay technology and continuous research and development, enables the company to tailor specific mixtures and application procedures for unique practices around the world.

About National Research Council of Canada and its Industrial Research Assistance Program

The Industrial Research Assistance Program provides a range of both technical and business-oriented advisory services along with necessary financial support to qualified innovative Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises.

The program is delivered by a field staff of 240 professionals in more than 100 communities across Canada. The National Research Council of Canada is committed to working with small and medium-sized enterprises while they realize their full potential, turning knowledge and innovation into strategic opportunities, jobs and prosperity for all Canadians.