Running Lean Workshop

Sydney – Tuesday, January 25
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Registration is at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served at noon.
Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, 50 Maillard Street, Membertou

Dartmouth – Wednesday, January 26
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Registration is at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served at noon.
Technology Innovation Centre, 1 Research Drive, Dartmouth

Early Stage Commercialization Fund: 2010-2011 Funded Projects

February 2011 Round

Cape Breton University

Researcher: Rod Beresford
Project: Commercial Scale Treatment of MSX Infected Oysters

Dalhousie University

Researcher: Mark Stradiotto
Project: Water-Soluble DalPhos Ligands (WDalPhos) for Use in Fine Chemical Production

Researcher: Daniel Boyd
Project: Commercialization of OccluRad

Researcher: Mohamed Abdolell
Project: Fully Automated Mammographic Density Measurement Algorithm Development and Commercialization

Ocean Nutrition Announces Alliance with Global Leader in Omega-3 Foods

Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), the world’s largest Omega-3 EPA/DHA solutions provider, and supplier of MEG-3® brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA (eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid) ingredients, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive long term strategic agreement with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar).

Wilmar, based in Singapore, is Asia’s leading agribusiness, and a global leader in Omega-3 foods. The collaboration between these two market giants has resulted in the launch of Wilmar’s new Arawana 3A+ premium cooking oil containing MEG-3® fish oil.

Software Provider Adding Employees, Attracting Local Clients

SimplyCast, a homegrown multi-channel marketing software provider and international exporter, is adding new employees.

The province is supporting SimplyCast's growth with a five-year payroll rebate to a maximum of $1,008,000 through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), the province's business development agency.

Under this agreement, the company's plan could see it create up to as many as 100 new jobs in sales, software development, system administration, marketing and client support over the next five years.

Kid Companions Chewelry Listed Among Favorite Pediatric Therapy Products

PIDA IMP Ltd., designers of a unique sensory tool for children who fidget, chew and bite, recently earned formal recognition for its wearable Kid Companions chewable fidgets.

The Kid Companions line was listed in the top three items of the Favorite Oral Motor Product category on the Your Therapy Source website HTTP://YOURTHERAPYSOURCE.COM/2010AWARDS.HTML.

Xona Games Announces Two New Xbox LIVE Indie Games

Xona Games, a talented and award-winning team creating some of the most critically-acclaimed indie arcade games to date, recently announced its two latest offerings to the gaming world at large: Decimation X3 and Score Rush.

Both titles are launching on Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Indie Games platform, with Decimation X3 going live on Tuesday, December 7, and Score Rush on Thursday, December 9. Both will be available for purchase for 80 Microsoft Points ($1 USD).


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