Biovet, briefly, background, etc.
Biovet is a biotechnology company providing unique expertise in the field of diagnostics for animal health and agro-industry specialists. Biovet operates a USDA and CFIA certified laboratory offering a complete array of innovative diagnostic services for veterinarians.
Additionally, Biovet is the only Canadian company to develop, manufacture and market animal diagnostic kits. The head office is located in Saint-Hyacinthe, within the city of biotechnology, with a subsidiary in the United States.
Biovet employs more than 50 people including 15 scientists. The company is active internationally particularly in North America and Europe.
Biovet’s mission, as an innovative partner of veterinarians, is to provide veterinary and agri-food markets worldwide a quick and efficient North American laboratory service as well as high-performance diagnostic kits
As a leader in diagnostics, Biovet has a whole team of scientists and technicians. To maintain our status as a reference laboratory as well as supporting our constant growth, we are continuously looking for new employees.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits (group insurance, etc.).
Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume to our Human Resources Department.
New qPCR kits and several new tests
Biovet launches several new high performance qPCR kits and therefore can offer its customers a new range of PCR tests implemented by our R & D Department.
Also, our laboratories now offer measurement of SDMA as well as DGGR lipase. These more sensitive and specific tests make it possible to improve the diagnosis for companion animals.
Finally, Biovet obtains a first United States Veterinary Biological Product Permit for Sales and Distribution from the USDA.
New division, new accreditations and new premises
The first Continuous Education for Bovine Practitioners organized by Biovet was very successful.
Biovet USA moves to new, larger premises.
The St-Hyacinthe laboratory receives new accreditations from the SCC.
Biovet is launching a division of DNA analysis that allows, among other things, to diagnose several genetic diseases.
SCC : The Standards Council of Canada
$2.25 million expansion for Biovet facilities
The construction of two new areas totalling nearly 10,000 square feet and a reorganization of existing premises that includes the development of a new analysis laboratory. This work was made necessary by the growth experienced by Biovet over the past few years. Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole, which owns the building has contributed up to $1.5 million.