October 13, 2022 – CASTL Canada: The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) today officially opened their new CASTL Biomanufacturing Training Facility located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
The new training facility contains state-of-the-art pilot-scale bioprocessing equipment that will allow employees to gain practical skills that are immediately transferable to process scale-up and clean room environments. The facility is equipped with laboratories and classroom spaces built to deliver the highest quality training to industry professionals. With this new facility, CASTL can deliver on-site customized training for entry-level employees through to senior management as well as post-secondary students.
The Charlottetown facility was made possible through a contribution of $2,335,000 from the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and $800,000 from the Province of Prince Edward Island. CASTL is supported by National Lead Partner adMare BioInnovations and its adMare Academy.
Read the full news release here