deutraMed Congratulates Dawson Creek, BC’s Tyson Neufeld on Winning Canada-Wide Science Fair Chemistry Award

(Collingwood, Ont., May 21, 2021) – deutraMed Inc., a breakthrough deuterium science and innovation company, today congratulated Grade 8 student Tyson Neufeld for winning the deutraMed-sponsored Chemistry and Innovation Award at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF).

Neufeld, a student at Mountain Christian School in Dawson Creek, BC, won the award in the science fair’s Grade 7 and 8 Junior Category. His project, “Microbial Fuel Cells for Improved Contaminated Soil Clean up and BioElectricity Generation”, also won the Junior Category “Energy Challenge” and separately, an award at the recent Northern BC Regional Science Fair.

“Tyson impressed me and other judging team members with his innovative thinking and excellent presentation,” said Sofia Kalil, Team Leader – Electrochemistry & Intellectual Property at deutraMed. “Congratulations on your achievement, Tyson!”

The Canada-Wide Science Fair, held virtually May 17-21, 2021, is Canada’s foremost annual youth science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event, bringing together top young scientists and their projects from across the country. The Chemistry and Innovation Award recognizes the Grade 7 or 8 student whose project demonstrates outstanding innovation in chemistry.

deutraMed, which produces value-added deuterium-containing ingredients used mainly in the Life Sciences and High Technology sectors, sponsored the award as part of its commitment to fostering Canada’s next generation of STEM innovators and entrepreneurs.

The CWSF annually brings together Canada’s top STEM talent at the middle and high school levels. According to the Science Fair’s organizer, Youth Science Canada, every year more than 500,000 young Canadians participate in project-based science, about the same number who are involved in minor hockey.

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deutraMed™ is a breakthrough deuterium science and innovation company. We meet the growing demand for value-added deuterium-containing ingredients used mainly in the Life Sciences and High Technology sectors. We also provide research and services for next-generation deuterium products in partnership with our clients, and conduct IP-driven R&D for biopharma and bio-materials applications with support from a world-class Scientific Advisory Board. DeutraMed is a member of the KEY DH Technologies Inc. group of companies. For more information, please visit

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