Awards and Achievements

BIOMARK BioMark awards, grants & recognitions

BioMark has been funded by various government agencies including NRC IRAP, NRC Engage, Genome BC, Government of Manitoba and DFAIT Canada for various projects with active collaboration at University of British Columbia, University of Manitoba, University of Victoria, University of Waterloo, and University of Alberta since 2006. New research applications to Genome Canada and Genome BC Strategic Innovation Program were submitted in 2017 reviewed by peer groups. Now BioMark is collaborating with Bio banks across Canada to expand our metabolomics study.

Government Funding and Grants

  • Mitacs – 5 projects have been supported by Mitacs program. Have commitment to fund additional post doctoral students for BioMark in 2017.
  • NSERC Engage Grants – 5 grants with professors from University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, University of Waterloo and with University of Alberta
  • CSB – Commercialization Support for Business under Minister of Jobs and the Economy, Government of Manitoba
  • BIAP – Business Innovation Access Program under NRC-IRAP – Novel Recombinant Antibodies to Assess SSAT-1 Activity as a BioMarker for the Diagnosis of Cancer lead by Dr. Horacio Bach
  • NRC – IRAP Funding for 2013 – developing prototypes for cancer screening kits and IR system


  • Selected to present at BC Summit Investors forum 2017 Vancouver Canada
  • Currently in development mode for a cost-effective mass spec system for quantification and qualification of markers with goal to further reduce cost per test
  • 3 major ethics approval and commissioning of trials that could be a breakthrough is in the works
  • BioMark is in the process of engaging a renewed medical consultant from John Hopkins to become part of its scientific advisory team.
  • BioMark continues to file new patents especially in the metabolomics area
  • BioMark has signed several Non Disclosure Agreements with distinguished lab / diagnostics / data analytics companies
  • Going Global Award to meet with 3 major Japanese companies – Awarded by Global Affairs Canada – 2017
  • BioMark was invited and selected to present at various global Oncology and biomarker conferences and symposiums – London, Paris, Beijing and Boston.
  • Canadian Technology Accelerator Program – BioMark and the other 4 companies were selected as the first group of Canadian companies to go to Mission Bay in Silicon Valley
  • Regional Awards for New Technology – a prestigious award, supported by the National Research Council of Canada – BioMark Finalist
  • BioMark was selected for AdvaMed 2011 and 2013 in Washington DC funded by DFAIT


Cross Pollinated, Balanced and Committed team since 2007.

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BioMark Pushing the Limit of Early Detection.

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• Genome BC in Oct 2013 – BioMark and Dr. Reuven funding for
the use of Raman IR for cancer biomarker development

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• Biopharmaceutical Research Inc.
• University of Manitoba

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