Cannabis research could put STU on the map

The Freddy Beach Cannabis Mixer was held at Planet Hatch on Oct. 22. The green, blue, grey and orange chairs were filled with approximately 45 academics, researchers, university representatives and business owners from around the province. They connected with Delphy, a worldwide Dutch company known for their expertise in food and flowers … but no, not that kind. Well, not yet anyway.

Following a trip to Germany and the Netherlands in April, members of Springboard Atlantic, a not-for-profit organization based out of the Maritimes, decided to bring some of the companies they met there to New Brunswick to discuss potential partnerships. The mixer was one of these networking events.

Jeroen van Buren, an owner of Delphy, spoke about the company’s desire to build partnerships with licensed researchers, companies and universities in New Brunswick.

“We are very interested [in doing] research [here],” he said.

Danielle Connell, a research services officer at St. Thomas University and

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