IVT Collaborates with Defence Research & Development Canada

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, has announced the signing of a 3-year research agreement with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The research collaboration involves the preclinical application of IVT’s DepoVax™ vaccine formulation to anthrax antigens to explore new methods to prevent, prepare for, and respond to biological  threats.

Innovacorp Nominated for International Award

Innovacorp has been named one of two finalists for the National Business Incubation Association's 2009 international award for work with start-up businesses.

The award recognizes the world's best methods to help new companies commercialize innovations and overcome hurdles. Previous winners have come from Silicon Valley, Paris and Taiwan.

The National Business Incubation Association is the world's leading organization for helping business start-ups and entrepreneurship. It is based in Ohio and represents more than 1,600 organizations in 40 countries.

2009 National Business Incubation Association Incubation Awards Finalists

Outstanding Incubator Client, Technology Category
CSA Medical, client of the Emerging Technology Centers, Baltimore, Md.
TORC Technologies, client of VT Knowledge Works, Blacksburg, Va.

Outstanding Incubator Client, Nontechnology Category
Consultants 2 Go, client of the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, Newark, N.J.
The Herbal Horse, client of Egoli Bio Incubator, Modderfontein, South Africa

Innovacorp Offers Insights on “How to Approach Investors” to Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business has a new feature series called The Breakthrough. Each week, The Breakthrough examines a small business that has experienced a significant turning point in its history and includes a related online Q&A with an expert. Innovacorp’s president and CEO, Dan MacDonald, was asked to be the expert for a February feature about Montreal-based company La Fourmi Bionique, which recently experienced a breakthrough of having Le Chateau’s founder invest in the company, allowing it to widen its distribution beyond Quebec and go for some other milestones.

Medusa Medical Technologies Integrates Siren ePCR Suite with Philips HeartStart MRx Monitor / Defibrillator

Medusa Medical Technologies Inc.'s flagship electronic patient care reporting software, Siren ePCR Suite, now has an interface with the Philips HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator. This integrated solution is available worldwide and enables an easier workflow for patient care and reporting in the pre-hospital setting.

Innovacorp Partners with Dalhousie's Corporate Residency MBA Program

Innovacorp has been involved with planning Dalhousie's new Corporate Residency MBA program from the outset, influencing its approach and curriculum. Innovacorp will also be one of the program’s employer partners, taking our first intern in 2010.

Check out the video below of president and CEO Dan MacDonald as he pitches Innovacorp as an ideal place for MBA students to get dynamic and valuable real world work experience.


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