A student-created start-up at Trent University is finding an alternative source for omega oils – typically extracted from fish, a depleting resource. It is one of the many initiatives of Noblegen Inc., which uses microorganisms to produce all-natural food and beverage ingredients as well as health supplements.
The fast-expanding biotechnology company is exceeding growth expectations with 60 employees, 21 of them are Trent graduates.
The company was created when a graduate student at Trent University, researcher Andressa Lacerda collaborated with research assistant Adam Noble. The company consists of two divisions, water purification and biotechnology.
Noblegen also partners with local business, such as, Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation, Cambium Consulting & Engineering and Champlain Animal Hospital to help the local community and contribute to advances in the biotech industry.
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