November 21, 2014|
AbCelex Technologies Inc., a privately-held Canadian biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of innovative solutions to advance the health of food animals and human food safety, announced today it has been recipient of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award as Best Growth Company.
The Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes a company that has made great strides in the technology and advanced manufacturing sector within the last year. It will be awarded to the company that displays innovative business practices, development potential, and sound leadership. The awards presented by PwC, were handed out in three categories: Best Growth Company, Best Up-and-Coming Company, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
“HalTech’s goal is to support innovation in the Halton Region and we’re proud to honour three deserving companies that are at the forefront of technology” commented Haltech’s President, Stan Tsang. “The HalTech team was thoroughly impressed by the unique vision, sound leadership, and growth displayed by AbCelex Technologies Inc. By securing strategic funding and hiring top local talent they have solidified their place as an industry leader in the region and globally. We are confident that AbCelex will continue to be a shining example for life science innovation in the agri-business recognized by major global payers.”
“We are honored by this award as it represents our innovative approach to animal health and food safety and the dedication the AbCelex team has to making a difference in our food quality and safety,” said Dr. Saeid Babaei, President & CEO of AbCelex Technologies. “On behalf of our team, I wish to thank HalTech, PwC Canada and the selection committee who have recognized AbCelex’s accomplishments amongst Canadian success stories. We now have a solid foundation for growth and are ready to surge”.
About AbCelex Technologies Inc.
AbCelex Technologies Inc., is a privately-held Canadian biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of innovative solutions to advance the health of food animals and improve human food safety. Employing advanced genetics and bioengineering techniques, AbCelex’s antibody based approach delivers antimicrobial solutions against various pathogens in several food animal species implicated in food-borne illnesses.
For more information, visit http://www.abcelex.com.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Saeid Babaei
+1 (647) 494-8787
From left to right: Stan Tsang, HalTech’s interim President, Dr. Saeid Babaei, AbCelex CEO, and Teresa Giglia, Associate Partner at PwC.