UPEI receives funding for high-tech science equipment
Providing support to the biosciences, the ACOA funding will be used to purchase equipment to look into the chemical makeup of materials for natural health products and the other equipment piece will be used by the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC).
AVC will be able to provide detailed toxicology testing on fish and mammals to detect pesticides, toxins and antibiotics that could be harmful for human consumption.
The total price tag of the equipment is estimated at $820,000 and UPEI and AVC will be covering the remaining $200,000.
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