Presentation Day – BioNBadmin February 4, 2017
The bioeconomy represents one of the fastest growing sectors in New Brunswick. Built upon the strengths of our research and development community, strong public/private partnerships, spirit of entrepreneurship and the diversity of our natural resources, the opportunity to grow high-value, high technology products and services in food, health, marine, forestry and agriculture are tremendous and can provide significant economic opportunity for our province.
Come learn how BioNB is supporting the advancement of our bioeconomy and helping to foster the success of small and medium sized bio-based enterprises in New Brunswick.
Presenter: Meaghan Seagrave, Executive Director of BioNB
Meaghan Seagrave is the Executive Director of BioNB, the lead agency for the development of the biosciences in New Brunswick. BioNB works with a host of public and private partners, primarily in the creation of technology transfer opportunities, and in the incubation of new bioscience technologies to successful commercialization.
Meaghan has over a decade of experience working with small and start-up technology enterprises across the country in a variety of roles. With a graduate degree in agricultural sciences and several certificates and diplomas in technical communications and management development, she is well equipped to act as intermediary in a challenging and technical sector like biotechnology.
Meaghan has a strong reputation in the business community and a communication style that has helped BioNB build trust and cooperation among key stakeholders. She is passionate about the opportunities biotechnology holds for transforming this region’s traditional sectors and supporting the province’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.