Congratulations to the start-ups selected to participate in the 2020 Sprint winter intake.
Forty-one applications from across Nova Scotia. Ten pitches from shortlisted start-ups. Five winners.
Award Highlights: up to $25,000 and guidance from seasoned business professionals to reach their venture’s next milestone.
Electric Owl – Margaret Dron – gardenmanager.com – ($25,000)
Software to help grow food in urban environments and small-scale farms
Greenlight Analytical – Dr. James Wylde, Simon Benwell, Louise Richardson, Nicole Wylde – greenlightanalytical.com – Phase II – ($25,000)
Portable analyzer to measure cannabis and narcotics for safety, quality control, medical and law enforcement applications
Marecomms – Ulaş Güntürkün – marecomms.ca – ($25,000)
Underwater communications system to deliver information using data collected in the ocean
SeaChange Biochemistry – Brad Park – Phase II – ($25,000)
Chemicals for industry from sustainably harvested seaweed
SmartMed – Arman Izadi, Tim Coolen, Ayda Afshar – smartmed.co – Phase II – ($25,000)
Software for scheduling shiftwork
Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 23, 2020