SomaDetect’s mission is to help dairy farmers to get the highest quality milk possible by providing information of herd health and milk quality, where and when they need it most.
SomaDetect's founders bring together world-class science, engineering, and design skills with more than 20 years of experience working in the entrepreneurial sector.
Founder & CEO
Bethany is a scientist and entrepreneur. She completed her PhD in Biology in June 2016, throughout which she studied microbiology in northern ecosystems. Throughout her studies, Bethany gained significant experience in microbiology, data collection, and data analysis in remote environments. Since the early 2000s, she has participated in multiple startups, coming on board at various stages and in a range of roles.
Chief Business & Technical Designer
Nicholas is a designer and business strategist. He is a graduate of mechanical engineering with a specialty in entrepreneurship. After gaining some experience in the private sector, he returned to Université Laval where he completed his MBA. He has significant experience coaching, mentoring and consulting on entrepreneurial projects.
SomaDetect is supported an advisory board of experts who are passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, and dairy.
Consultant, Quality Milk Management
New Brunswick dairy farmer with expertise in Physics (Optics)
Executive Director, BioNB
JOANNA NICKERSON, KARINA LEBLANC & HEATHER BOYD-KINNIE
Pond-Deshpande Centre, Fredericton
Entrepreneur and Leader
Executive Director, Milk2020
SATISH DESHPANDE, PHD
Inventor, SpectraDigital Corporation
President & CEO, Springboard Atlantic Inc.
SomaDetect is supported by all kinds of entrepreneurial support organisations, and businesses located in New Brunswick, Canada. Thank you all for making this possible!