Join us in congratulating the start-ups selected to participate in the third cohort of Innovacorp Accelerate 2021-2022.

Eighteen Nova Scotia start-ups are splitting almost $700,000 and getting access to five months of business and technical expertise in the latest round of Innovacorp Accelerate. It’s Innovacorp’s biggest cohort yet!


Liven Proteins – Fei Luo – Sydney –
Fermentation technology to make animal-free protein ingredients and enhance texture of plant-based foods

ZeroIN Foods – Ed Sosa – Halifax –
Sugar substitute for food and beverage manufacturers


Gaia Refinery – Qinhong (Tammy) Cai – Sydney
Wind-assisted technology that captures air and converts it into high value natural gas

Material Futures – Iris Redinger – Sydney –
Bio-based colouring solutions for textiles and plastics to reduce industrial water pollution


Atlantic Institute for Resilience – Dr. Jackie Kinley, Tim Trussel – Halifax –
Enterprise solution for developing individual and organizational resilience

Axtion Independence – Tracey McGillivray, Liam Maaskant – Wolfville
Mobility aid to prevent falls and enable fall recovery

HOLLO Medical – David Hodgson – Halifax –
Spacer for inhalers that is so portable it can easily fit in a pocket

NeoCare – Soumendra Singh – Halifax
Device used to non-invasively, painlessly and instantly detect diseases in newborns such as anemia, jaundice and hypoxia


Galaxia – Arad Gharagozli – Halifax –
AI-powered system for nanosatellites to detect and identify vessels on the ocean surface

Rising Tide BioAcoustics – Geoff Lebans – Dartmouth
Acoustic systems for fish and marine mammal deterrence, guidance and attraction, and control or eradication of invasive species

Voltai – Maja Maher – Dartmouth –
Compact high-density generators that harvest energy from motion to power marine electronics


Easy Platter – Mandhir Singh – Halifax –
Platform to book an affordable personal chef to do your weekly, in-home meal-prep

Endfirst Plans – Alan Uren – Halifax –
Project management software that minimizes errors by finding and verifying hidden dependencies before work begins

Formula Consulting – Mitchell Kane – Halifax
Software to reduce the time and cost of civil construction projects by solving common concrete formwork problems

Pocket Finance – Sheldon Brow – Halifax –
Platform that helps financial advisors and their customers improve engagement, data collection, and decision-making

Scient Analytics – Masoud Ali – Halifax
Imaging platform for streamlined geophysical data acquisition and processing for environmental assessments

Sideline Learning – Mike Johnson – Hubley –
Platform that helps sports organizations create safer playing environments by streamlining member screening and education requirements

Ubiquity Health – Liam McCormick – Sydney
Software for data collection and verification, coordination and collaboration for insurance claims management

March 10, 2022