Dalhousie University, on behalf of partners Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development, the IWK Health Centre and the Capital District Health Authority, is pleased to announce that the Dalhousie Innovation Award for 2008 has been given to the Department of Chemistry as a group, for the development and successful initial commercialization of their novel first-year teaching system titled “Concepts in Chemistry.”
A homegrown, innovative biomedical enterprise in rural Cape Breton is about to expand its operations, creating jobs and increasing export sales.
Halifax Biomedical Inc., headquartered in Mabou, Inverness Co., with a satellite office on Halifax, specializes in a medical imaging technique called Roentgen Stereophotogrammetric Analysis (RSA). The technology produces extremely precise 3-D X-ray measurements.
The company is building and testing the first RSA suite at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
The staff and clients of Innovacorp welcome our newest client, Skillz Systems.
Stick handling is one of the most fundamental skills in hockey. Players, beginners and professionals, need good stick handling skills to take and maintain possession of the puck, receive and make passes, and shoot the puck. Scarce ice time and tedious training conditions make it difficult to perfect the skills.
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Innovacorp’s president and CEO is now lending his business expertise to companies across the country, advising them on how they can enhance their operations and strategies.
The Globe and Mail asked Dan MacDonald to join its expert panel of business professionals from across Canada to tackle Business Incubator case studies. Once a month, the panel meets to discuss a real life small business venture and provide the entrepreneur with strategic advice. The audio and/or video discussion is then available via podcast on the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business website.
The staff and clients of Innovacorp welcome our newest client, Clearly Health.
Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer are among a group of chronic diseases that accounts for most deaths in all regions of the world. The world's elderly population, more prone to chronic disease, is growing. The result is a quiet epidemic of chronic illness that has gotten less attention than most conditions.
The staff and clients of Innovacorp welcome our newest client, Marsco Technologies.
An estimated 47,000 stove fires start in North American homes each year, often leading to injury or loss of life. Furthermore, an estimated $135 million in property damage is directly attributed to home fires each year, two-thirds of which are caused by kitchen stoves.
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, announced today the appointment of former senator, Michael Kirby, as the new board of directors chair. Michael Kirby succeeds the late Dr. Warrick Kimmins, who provided exemplary leadership during his tenure and was instrumental in spinning out IVT’s novel technology from Dalhousie University.
An intense five-month competition came to an end Tuesday evening as Innovacorp announced the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition. MorSwift Machines Inc. from Digby NS, was awarded a $100,000 seed equity investment from Innovacorp.
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.
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