WHO ARE WE?
NPC is a not for profit focused on Canadian natural product innovations that can replace synthetic products to benefit people, animals and the planet. We provide a one-stop shop for strategic insights, programs and services to anyone looking to participate in Canada’s natural product industry.
WHAT ARE NATURAL PRODUCTS?
We refer to natural products as those that can replace synthetic materials. Biologically-based solutions – highly-innovative products or technologies to leverage or enhance the use of naturally-occurring molecules. These innovations can be applied to a range of industries, including: food production & value-added agriculture; bioproducts & sustainability; human nutrition, health & wellness; animal health & nutrition; and water & waste management. Check out our website for great examples of what we mean.
WHAT DO WE DO?
All of our efforts are focused on building and supporting Canada’s Natural Product Innovation Cluster–a strategic community of SMEs, research institutes, corporations, investors, government departments, and service providers who support the development & commercialization of the naturally-derived products & technologies described above.
HOW DO WE DO IT?
1. We provide strategic Advisory Services & Commercialization Programs to help high-potential Canadian innovations advance to market.
2. We help international & Canadian corporations and investors connect with well-developed, high-potential Canadian innovations. This includes customer scouting, personal introductions, events, reports and more.
3. We leverage our Investment Fund to help develop & de-risk promising Canadian opportunities. To date, our portfolio includes 13 investments and two exits.