Check out some images from Innovacorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition awards event - February 12, 2008.

See below for images from the awards event for Innovacorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition - February 12, 2008.

All photos: (c) 2008 STEVEKAISERPHOTOGRAPHY.CA

I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition provincial winner, Roland Swift of MorSwift Machines Inc., and Dan MacDonald, Innovacorp president and CEO.

Mike Cowie and the Big Night Out Band spice up the I-3 awards event.

Dan MacDonald, president and CEO of Innovacorp, addresses the crowd at the I-3 Awards Reception on February 12, 2008, at the World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax, NS.

Innovacorp and its twenty-eight I-3 partners have increased the support capacity for knowledge-based companies in Nova Scotia.

The first and second place zone winners from across Nova Scotia anxiously await the announcement of the I-3 provincial winner.

Zone 1 - 1st place winner and provincial finalist: BioNovations Inc. - Joe Boudreau - Antigonish

Zone 1 - 2nd place winner: EvacuAir Inc. - Robert E. Stewart - Truro

Zone 2 - 1st place winner and provincial finalist: CleanCount Inc. - Michael Jarvis and Brent Fay - Chester

Zone 2 - 2nd place winner: Pida Infant & Maternity Products - Pierette d'Entremont and Danica Surette - Middle West Pubnico

Zone 3 - 1st place winner and provincial winner: MorSwift Machines Inc. - Roland Swift - Digby

Zone 3 - 2nd place winner: Millennium Hemp, - Norman Naime - Annapolis Royal

Zone 4 - 1st place winner and provincial finalist: Skillz Systems - Stephen Hankinson, Tim Burke, Paul Behner and Dean Dachyshyn - Halifax

Zone 4 - 2nd place winner: EcoGenomics Inc. - Sina Adl - Halifax

Zone 5 - 1st place winner and provincial finalist: Marcato Digital Solutions - Darren Gallop - Sydney

Zone 5 - 2nd place winner: Stack-A-Buoy Marine Products Inc. - Blair Gotell - Arichat