VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 14, 2013) - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SBM)(SRBCF)(ZSB.F), announced today it has been awarded funding from Going Global Innovation. Funding from this program will go towards international travel expenses related to Sirona Biochem's partnership meetings.
"Going Global Innovation is an excellent initiative that promotes international R&D collaborations and we are very pleased to have been awarded this funding," commented Sirona Biochem Chief Executive Officer, Neil Belenkie. "Sirona Biochem's scientific programs have received worldwide interest and the contribution from Going Global helps to fund the related expenses for international meetings," he added.
About Going Global Innovation
Going Global Innovation is the innovation, science and technology pillar of the Global Commerce Support Program (GCSP) at Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. The objectives of Going Global are to promote and enhance Canada's international innovation efforts by supporting Canadian companies and/or researchers in pursuing collaborative international research and development opportunities through the development of partnerships with key players in other countries and economies.
About Sirona Biochem Corp.
Sirona Biochem is a biotechnology company developing diabetes therapeutics, skin depigmenting and anti-aging agents for cosmetic use, biological ingredients and cancer vaccine antigens. The company utilizes a proprietary chemistry technique to improve pharmaceutical properties of carbohydrate-based molecules. Sirona Biochem is the parent company of French-based biotechnology company, TFChem. For more information visit www.sironabiochem.com.
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