Virica Biotech to double workforce as biosciences trailblazer gets funding boost

Virica founder Jean-Simon Diallo
Jean-Simon Diallo, the founder and CEO of Ottawa-based Virica Biotech, said a lack of suitable lab space in the capital almost forced him to move his company to Montreal. Photo courtesy Virica Biotech

Virica Biotech is one of three local life sciences organizations that received funding earlier this week from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

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