Innovascreen and Saint Mary's University Partner to Advance Novel Brain Cancer Therapeutics

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.

I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition Awards Reception

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!)

Finalists Announced in I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition

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 Raises Bar with Version 5.0 of Email Marketing Solution

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.

Early Stage Commercialization Fund: 2009-2010 Funded Projects

February 2010 Round

Cape Breton University

Researcher: Jeff Slipp   
Project: Wireless Industrial Senornode Evaluation (WISE)

Dalhousie University

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


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