To ease the emotional isolation due to the COVID-19 crisis, many have turned to pet adoption. Canadians spent more than $5.7 billion on their pets in 2020, an increase of about $300 million compared to 2019, according to German market data firm Statista.
A newly upgraded patent-pending design visual flow indicator design minimizes contamination by eliminating threads. This clamp type-sterile visual flow Indicator avoids assembly that leads to contamination in sterile pharmaceutical/biotech facilities.
Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s Export Credit Agency based in Ottawa, has announced a $1 million investment into Canadian clean technology company P&P Optica (PPO), a Waterloo, ON-based firm that uses imaging and machine-learning to assess food composition and quality as well as detect contamination by foreign objects. Benefits include improving the overall Canadian food supply and reducing waste in this country’s landfills.