Nova Scotia Premier, Rodney MacDonald has declared the week of September 23-29, 2007 as Biotechnology and Life Sciences Week in Nova Scotia. The proclamation is being made in recognition of the growing impact that the life sciences industry has on the province’s economy and on the overall well-being of Nova Scotians.
Coemergence Inc., a leader in the development of knowledge-based software, is pleased that its ACIS solution has been recognized by KMWorld Magazine as a 2005 “Trend Setting” product.
ACIS allows companies to gain a strategic advantage over their competitors by helping to quickly identify and act on industry shifts, patterns and trends that reveal emerging opportunities and threats, before they are made public.
EastMed Inc., a medical manufacturing company that caters specifically to women's health and wellness, has received a Canadian Medical Device Licence from Health Canada for its very first product set to hit the Atlantic Canadian marketplace this fall.
The company’s flagship product, the uresta™ Continence Care Kit, empowers women to self-manage their stress urinary incontinence (SUI) with a breakthrough alternative to traditional products.
Dr. Lidija Marusic, senior advisor of business ventures with Innovacorp, has been appointed to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Proof of Principle (POP) program peer review committee.
Lidija has 15 years of experience in commercialization, venture capital and academic research. She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Zagreb in Croatia, a PhD in molecular genetics from the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy, and an MBA from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Coemergence Inc., a software company in the collaborative business intelligence market, has been chosen by Stanford University's AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. AO 100 winners demonstrate leadership among their peers in the areas of innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.
The elite AO 100 power list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. Coemergence was selected from over 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts.
Diaphonics, a leading provider of IT security solutions based on biometric voice verification, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. The fifth-annual elite AO 100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be eligible for the AO 100 list, companies had to be peer-nominated, with AlwaysOn receiving more than 1,000 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts.
Protocase Incorporated to use capital invesment to expand its technology-based operations.
The province is partnering with a national venture capital management company to help an innovative design and manufacturing company build a better box.
Premier Rodney MacDonald announced today, July 9, a $1.2 million loan to help Protocase Incorporated expand its technology-based operations and create up to 139 new jobs over the next five years. The province is partnering with GrowthWorks, one of Canada's leading retail venture capital fund managers, on the $2.65 million project.
EastMed Inc., a medical manufacturing company dedicated to inventing and bringing to market medical innovations that cater specifically to women's health, has completed an audit process with SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) and has been recommended for ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2000, and CE certifications. These certifications are standards of quality recognized and respected throughout the world.
Emergency Health Services has approved expansion of a pilot project that will put new tools and software in all of Nova Scotia's ambulances as well as EHS Lifeflight's aircraft by January 2008.
Paramedics responding to medical emergencies will now have a faster and more accurate way to track patient information.
Emergency Health Services (EHS) has approved expansion of a pilot project that will put new tools and software in all of the province's ambulances as well as EHS Lifeflight's aircraft by January 2008.
BioPassword Inc., the leader in software-only strong authentication, today announced a strategic partnership with Diaphonics Inc., a leading provider of IT security solutions based on biometric voice verification. The combined offering will provide organizations with multi-factor authentication that is easily deployable, cost effective and unobtrusive to end users. It will further help organizations comply with increased government regulations for stronger authentication.