Ontario Agri-Food Technologies – Partner Profiles



7 Innovation Drive
Flamborough ON L9H 7H9

Contact Info:
Dr. Daniel Yang
VP, Research and
T. 905-690-4663
F. 905-690-4684
E. [email protected]

Website URL:

Ice Biotech Inc.

Mission Statement:
Our goal is to commercialize
products derived from plants grown at low temperatures by enhancing
the ability of plants to photosynthesize and process UV radiation in
cold conditions.

About Us:
Incorporated in 1997 by a team of five
leading Canadian agri-food academics and researchers, Ice Biotech
specializes in the development of technologies that enhance the
yields and sustainability of major crops in cold climates or growing

At Ice Biotech we specialize in isolating
Anti-freeze proteins from winter cereals for use in frozen foods to
improve quality and shelf life; creating fertilizers that improve
freezing tolerance and winter survival in plants; producing
transgenic plants by isolating genes and promoters that improve cold
tolerance. We have also developed a UV sunscreen for the consumer
market made from a natural extract plants use to manage and process
UV radiation.

Markets Served:
Ice Biotech serves the Canadian
marketplace from its brand new, state-of-the-art production facility
in The Greater Hamilton Technology Enterprise Centre.

Looking For…
Private investors and strategic partners
with expertise in the scaling of production and marketing.

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