The following I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition participants have been invited to compete in round two:

Zone 1 (Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties)
Ag Seed Tech (Canada) Inc. – Sandra Newbold, Trevor Newbold – Bible Hill
Biochemical and biomaterial products created from agricultural waste streams
Ditch Doctor Drainage Solutions – Adam Fisher, Carole Fisher – Glenholme
An environmentally friendly work-tool that creates, restores and maintains ditches 
Lootbag – Daniel Code-McNeil, Jason Young – Antigonish
A mobile application streamlining new product development
FUNDY Paint – Gena Arthur – Bible Hill
Ecologically safe, all-natural paint products
MacDonald² Aquaculture and Consultation – Sean MacDonald, Ame MacDonald – Stewiacke 
Sustainable, eco-responsible aquaculture technology for production of pure striped bass

Zone 2 (Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties)
Allendale Technologies – Guy Tipton, Cyril Meagher, Ben Pooley, Elizabeth Pooley – Lockeport 
Carbonation system for the microbrewery industry
Sustane Technologies Inc. – Peter Vinall, Javier De La Fuente, Robert Richardson – Chester 
Technologies that enable recycling of municipal waste, eliminating the need for landfills
WoodsCamp Technologies Inc. – Alastair Jarvis, Will Martin – Mahone Bay 
A platform for sustainable management of forest resources
Atlantic Tank Innovations – Glen Aylward – Shelburne
An advanced composite oil tank that prevents corrosion and spillage 
Bridgewater Renewable Energy Works – Richard Pearson, Bruce Marks, David Stewart, Michael Skroski, Michael Trunzo – Bridgewater 
A facility producing renewable energy streams from local and regional sustainable biomass resources

Zone 3 (Digby, Annapolis, Kings and Hants counties)
Manzer Apiary Inc.  – Brian Manzer, Owen Manzer – Digby
A beehive that reduces bee loses, increases crop yields and improves honey production
Aerhyve – John Frost – Wolfville
Machine learning algorithms applied to drone technology to gather actionable data on agricultural crops
GO BUMP FREE (Airline Employee Travel Inc.) – Donna Lavallee, Colin Lavallee, Haytham Abushaban – Elmsdale 
A travel platform for airline employees that offers increased security and decreased financial risk
Colibri Software – John Read – Wolfville 
A cloud-based approach to smart energy management in commercial and industrial settings
Unified Software Technologies (UST) – Laurie Perrin, Layton Perrin – Wolfville 
Software that increases computer processing efficiency and performance

Zone 4 (Halifax Regional Municipality)
NovaEel Inc. – Paul Smith – Halifax 
Proprietary method for farming eels
SATELLIGENT Telemetry Solutions Inc. – Arjun Warrier – Bedford 
Solar string inverter technology that converts output from photo-voltaic panels to a grid-friendly format
NewAE Technology Inc. – Colin O’Flynn, Hilary Taylor – Halifax 
Open-source technology for finding and analyzing security weaknesses in hardware
MouseStats – Kousha Nakhaei, Ehsan Nakhaei – Halifax 
A customer experience analytics suite that uses website visitor interactions to provide insights
Site 2020 Inc. – Mitchell Hollohan, Cole Campbell – Halifax 
Smart, networked, portable traffic lights that increase road construction safety while reducing costs 
BuyMyLemonade.com – Guy Shaham, Isaac Moscovich – Dartmouth 
A fundraising platform for schools that fosters entrepreneurship at a young age

Zone 5 (Victoria, Cape Breton, Inverness and Richmond counties)
SONA Nanotech – Gerrard Marangoni, Kulbir Singh, Michael McAlduff, Joe Menchefski – Edwardsville 
A technology to produce gold nanoparticles for life sciences applications without using toxic chemicals 
Layers – A.J. Fraser, Matt Johnston – Sydney 
An image creation and editing application that allows users to remix and share images
Phased.io – Colin McInnis, Brian Best – Sydney 
An analytical application for employees to share workplace information with others in their organization
Orenda – Tanya Collier MacDonald – Sydney
A social media analysis service that combines expertise and data to determine an organization’s overall corporate standing in real-time
MacCormick Inc. – Bonnie Lyn de Bartok – Sydney
A social performance index measuring social responsibility and financial performance for resource companies
Ubique – Vijai Karthigesu – Sydney (Note: Ubique withdrew from the competition to focus on other business milestones.)
A technology that delivers “lagless” communications

Sector: Information Technology 
Ubique – Vijai Karthigesu – Sydney (NOTE: Ubique withdrew from the competition to focus on other business milestones.)
A technology that delivers “lagless” communications
Zora – Milan Vrekic – Dartmouth 
A platform for landlords that reduces risks associated with rentals, using a tenant scoring system
Machina Metrica – Richard Levesque, Dany Larouche – St. Margaret’s Bay 
A predictive maintenance software platform that monitors conditions and predicts industrial equipment breakdowns in real-time
NewAE Technology Inc. – Colin O’Flynn, Hilary Taylor – Halifax 
Open-source technology for finding and analyzing security weaknesses in hardware
MouseStats – Kousha Nakhaei, Ehsan Nakhaei – Halifax 
A customer experience analytics suite that uses website visitor interactions to provide insights
Site 2020 Inc. – Mitchell Hollohan, Cole Campbell – Halifax 
Smart, networked, portable traffic lights that increase road construction safety while reducing costs 

Sector: Life Sciences
Panag Pharma Inc. – Mary Lynch, Melanie Kelly, Orlando Hung, Christian Lehmann, William Cheliak, Raphael Mechoulam – Halifax 
Topical formulations for pain and inflammation
Conceptualiz – Richard Hurley, Ravin Balakrishnan, Karan Singh – Fall River 
Mobile software that allows medical experts to design and 3-D print implants
Treventis Diagnostics, Ltd. – Sultan Darvesh, Chris Barden, Mark Reed, Scott Banfield – Halifax 
Early, non-invasive diagnostic technology for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s 
Eyeread – Julia Rivard, Leah Skerry – Halifax 
An artificially intelligent reading coach for children
SONA Nanotech – Gerrard Marangoni, Kulbir Singh, Michael McAlduff, Joe Menchefski – Edwardsville 
A technology to produce gold nanoparticles for life sciences applications without using toxic chemicals 

Sector: Clean Technology
SATELLIGENT Telemetry Solutions Inc. – Arjun Warrier – Bedford 
Solar string inverter technology that converts output from photo-voltaic panels to a grid-friendly format
NeoThermal Energy Storage Inc. (NeoTES) – Louis Desgrosseilliers, Moe Kabbara – Timberlea
Chemical heat storage battery improving the form and function of electric storage room heaters
Lorax Systems Inc. – Mark Bishoff – Halifax 
Technologies that prevent and treat environmental problems related to fuel lines and filtration
Jaza Energy Inc. – Sebastian Manchester, Jeff Schnurr – Halifax 
Energy management and mobile payment technology for solar micro-grids in developing countries
SGS Solutions Inc. (Showbattery) – Shelley Simpson-McKay – Dartmouth 
Rechargeable lithium-ion pack and LED lighting systems for the exhibition industry

Sector: Agricultural Technology
Novagreen East Inc. – Bruce Marks, David Stewart, Nova Green – New Minas
Agri-food and nutrition products developed through an innovative and sustainable process
Manzer Apiary Inc.  – Brian Manzer, Owen Manzer – Digby
A beehive that reduces bee losses, increases crop yields and improves honey production
Allendale Technologies – Guy Tipton, Cyril Meagher, Ben Pooley, Elizabeth Pooley – Lockeport 
Carbonation system for the microbrewery industry
Aerhyve  – John Frost – Wolfville
Machine learning algorithms applied to drone technology to gather actionable data on agricultural crops
NovaEel Inc. – Paul Smith – Halifax 
Proprietary method for farming eels

Sector: Waste Diversion Technology 
ChemCause – Amitabh Jha, Prabhu Mohapatra – Wolfville 
A platform that facilitates the exchange of surplus chemicals
Halifax Feed Company, LP – Greg Wanger – Halifax 
Technology that recycles food and brewery waste into commodities 
Shellganics – Matthew Lent – Tiverton 
Organic fertilizer created from waste streams 
Ag Seed Tech (Canada) Inc. – Sandra Newbold, Trevor Newbold – Bible Hill
Biochemical and biomaterial products created from agricultural waste streams
Sustane Technologies Inc. – Peter Vinall, Javier De La Fuente, Robert Richardson – Chester 
Technologies that enable recycling of municipal waste, eliminating the need for landfills

Sector: Ocean Technology
Soluna Energy – Bill Crossman – Centrelea
Tidal turbine technology that reduces costs traditionally associated with tidal energy
Turbulent Research Inc. – Chris Loadman – Dartmouth
Underwater data acquisition and signal processing products
LeeWay Marine – Jamie Sangster – Halifax
Technology for stabilized launch and recovery of ocean equipment
Dingbot Ltd. – Jonathan Underwood and Christopher Beck – Halifax
Robotic technology for collecting data in marine and aquatic environments

Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 2, 2015