Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) has completed a second and final tranche of a private placement, raising gross proceeds of $1.17-million, in addition to $2.33-million from the first tranche.Read More
Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) announced the withdrawal of legal claims, alleging patent infringement, that were filed in Canadian Federal Court against Microbix by ZeptoMetrix in October 2016.Read More
Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) has made its first full-scale shipment of antigen produced using its new bioreactor manufacturing process, following customer validation.Read More
Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) reported record revenue for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2017 of $2.8-million, up 23% from the same quarter a year ago. Net profit was $188,646, compared with $47,953 a year earlier.Read More
Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) agreed to supply an existing long-term customer with an increasing quantity of its viral antigen products over the next five years, with an option to extend that term.Read More
Microbix Biosystems (TSX:MBX) has appointed Cameron Groome as its president and CEO, with Vaughn Embro-Pantalony retiring from those positions but remaining an executive director, working closely with Mr. Groome to ensure a smooth leadership transition.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has signed an agreement with Shaanxi Jintai Mining, a widely diversified Chinese company, to form a joint venture company to commercialize OxC-beta Livestock in China.
The JV will initially target OxC-beta for use in poultry and swine, with an option for use in cattle and goats (bovines and caprines).Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has made the first industrial-scale sale of its OxC-beta livestock to UNAHCO in the Philippines.
The sale is for 150 kilograms of OxC-beta livestock 10% premix at pricing in line with Avivagen's target. The order will supplement approximately 7.5 million kilograms of UNAHCO-branded commercial feed, an amount sufficient for about three million broiler chickens or 350,000 piglets.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has agreed to supply OxC-beta Livestock to UNAHCO for sales and distribution in the Republic of the Philippines.
OxC-beta has been shown to be effective and economic in replacing the antibiotics commonly added to livestock feeds. Comprised of fully-oxidized beta-carotene, OxC-beta is a non-antibiotic means of maintaining optimal health and growth in livestock animals such as swine and poultry.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) and UNAHCO have registered OxC-beta Livestock as an imported livestock feed additive, authorizing its use in all species in the Philippines.
UNAHCO is a feed and veterinary unit of Unilab, the largest pharmaceutical company in the Philippines. UNAHCO provides a broad range of animal healthcare and nutrition products and programs to meet the requirements of both large commercial and smaller individual farmers in the Philippines as well as abroad.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) plans to collaborate with the Jintai group of companies for a joint venture to commercialize OxC-beta Livestock in China.
The companies plan to create a Sino-Canadian joint venture company based in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, to register and commercialize OxC-beta Livestock, initially for use in poultry and swine.Read More
Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has started a trial with UNAHCO at the University of the Philippines Los Banos to measure the benefits of OxC-beta livestock as a feed additive for broiler poultry.
Trial design reflects a collaboration between Avivagen and UNAHCO and it will measure the benefits of OxC-beta on the performance and welfare of broiler poultry raised under typical local commercial production conditions for their full growth cycle.Read More
In a letter to shareholders, Cameron Groome, CEO of Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV), provided and update about the company and its business plans.
Mr. Groome said Avivagen continues the process of commercializing its non-antibiotic and naturally-occurring products, based on OxC-beta technology that, among their uses, are showing efficacy as a replacement for antibiotics in helping to maintain optimal health and growth in livestock.Read More