Innovacorp’s Early Stage Commercialization Fund (ESCF) helps move Nova Scotia university and community college research to market. Below is a list of the 2015-2016 funded projects.

Winter 2016 Round

Dalhousie University

Researcher: Gurcan Gercek, Stan Matwin
Project: Scalable attribute-based access control with the Accumulo NoSQL database

Researcher: David Roach, Hamed Hanafi
Project: BreathingAssist

Researcher: Christopher Sinal
Project: CMKLR1 antagonists for the treatment of osteoporosis

Researcher: Louis Desgrosseilliers, Dominic Groulx, Mary Anne White, Alain Joseph
Project: Chemical heat storage room heater

Researcher: Lukas Swan, Chris White, Justin Deveau
Project: Method of detecting lead-acid battery formation completeness using internal resistance

St. Francis Xavier University

Researcher: David A. Risk and colleagues of the St. Francis Xavier University FluxLab
Project: Emissions Attribution via Computational Techniques (ExACT)

Fall 2015 Round

Dalhousie University

Researcher:  Robert Adamson, Daniel MacDougall, Jeremy Brown, Manohar Bance
Project:  A doppler-optical coherence tomography microscope for functional middle-ear imaging

Researcher:  Caitlin Pierlot, Daniel Boyd
Project:  Commercialization of VIOS bone cement

Researcher:  Jeff Dahn, David Stevens
Project:  Low temperature thermal analysis system for lithium-ion batteries

Researcher:  Lukas Swan, Chris White, Justin Deveau
Project:  Method of detecting lead-acid battery formation completeness using internal resistance

Researcher:  Shaun Boe, Tim Bardouille, Matt MacLellan, Denise Lalanne
Project:  Promotus – Towards Movement: Translating a wearable technology for brain recovery from the lab to the customer