Innovascreen announces today an agreement with Saint Mary’s University to option the rights to a library of novel dacarbazine analogs, a promising class of alkylating agents similar to temozolomide, a first line therapy for an aggressive type of brain tumour known as glioblastoma. The option provides Innovascreen the rights to screen the library for lead compounds and conduct preclinical validation studies to determine safety and efficacy.
The following 10 companies are award winners in Innovacorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition:
Zone 1: Pictou, Cumberland, Colchester, Antigonish and Guysborough counties
An innovative competition to identify and support high potential Nova Scotia knowledge-based businesses.
Celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia!
Join Premier Darrell Dexter, Innovacorp and our partners for a fast-paced and upbeat evening. We’ll announce the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, awarding a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp. We’ll also recognize the 1st and 2nd place award winners from the five provincial zones. (Plus, we’ll rock out to Mike Cowie and the Big Night Out Band!)
This fall, Innovacorp's Dan MacDonald was interviewed for an article on Nova Scotia's tech sector. The article was published by IDCCanada.
Nova Scotia's Tech Sector's Got Talent...But Has Anyone Noticed?
By: Krista Napier
SimplyCast, a leading provider of email marketing, event management and online surveys for small businesses, announced today it has completed a round of equity financing in excess of $1 million in Series A funding to further develop and market its email marketing platform.
Innovacorp today announced the finalists in the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition.
In each of the five geographic zones, three finalists will compete for first and second place award packages, worth $100,000 and $40,000 respectively, made up of cash and in-kind business building services. The companies will pitch their start-up business plans to the I-3 judging panels in mid January.
SimplyCast, a leading provider of email marketing solutions for organizations worldwide, is proud to announce the release of version 5.0 of its email marketing service. The application was built to simplify the management of email marketing campaigns. It enables campaign creation, link tracking, detailed graphical reporting and access to important unsubscribe data, while ensuring compatibility with Internet Explorer, FireFox, Safari, Chrome and Opera browsers.
February 2010 Round
Cape Breton University
Researcher: Jeff Slipp
Project: Wireless Industrial Senornode Evaluation (WISE)
Researcher: Alan Fine
Project: High-resolution Lensless Optical Microscope
Researcher: Darrel Doman
Project: A Rotational Impact Internal Combustion Engine (RIICE)
Researcher: James Ellsmere
Project: Targeted Biopsy Needle
WHW Architects and Green Power Labs Inc. will be presenting Nova Scotia examples of collaboration by architects and solar energy engineers in deploying the Solar Architecture concept to reshape the built environment in Atlantic Canada to an international architecture and engineering audience in Bressanone, Italy.