On February 8, 2012, over 250 Nova Scotians celebrated innovation and entrepreneurship in the province at the World Trade and Convention Centre in downtown Halifax. That evening, Innovacorp announced DeNovaMed Inc. as the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, and celebrated the 1st and 2nd place award winners from the competition's five provincial zones. Check out the sights from the evening.
To learn more about the provincial winner announcement, visit HTTP://INNOVACORP.CA/NEWS/I-3-COMPETITION-PROVINCIAL-WINNER-2012.
All photos: (c) 2012 Craig Buckley
DeNovaMed Inc., Halifax (2011-2012 I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition provincial winner and 1st place, Zone 4) - (L-R) Donald Weaver, David Byers, Christopher McMaster and Chris Barden
Mike Cowie and the Big Night Out Band entertain the crowd.
The nibblies and company were splendid.
Innovacorp president and CEO, Clifford M. Gross
Innovacorp board chair, Jacquelyn Scott
Water Drills International Inc., New Glasgow (1st place, Zone 1) - Jim Proudfoot and Lynn Christie
Ventgrid Inc., Chester (1st place, Zone 2) - (L-R) Andre Veinotte, Anthony Smith and Gord McPherson
Nova Ergonomic Tool Technologies Inc., Comeauville (2nd place, Zone 3) - Eric Bourque; The Bait Savour, Meteghan Centre (1st place, Zone 3) - Vince Stuart
J&K Scientific Inc., Edwardsville (1st place, Zone 5) - Krishnat Naikwadi and John Aylward (Partner, Venture Solutions Inc.)
Van Dyk Specialty Freezing Innovations, Caledonia (2nd place, Zone 2) - (L-R) Charles Van Dyk and Peter Van Dyk
The Bait Savour, Meteghan Centre (1st place, Zone 3) - (L-R) Vince Stuart and Alain Belliveau
znanja, New Glasgow (2nd place, Zone 1) - Tim Houston
Percy Paris, Minister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism
A large and attentive crowd at the 2012 I-3 awards event. Congratulations, Nova Scotia!