A biomedical engineering company that is designing and commercializing medical devices for worldwide markets is the winner of Innovacorp’s I-3 technology start-up competition in Cape Breton.
Sydney, Nova Scotia, June 1, 2006 – A biomedical engineering company that is designing and commercializing medical devices for worldwide markets is the winner of Innovacorp’s I-3 technology start-up competition in Cape Breton. Chad Munro of Mabou-based Halifax Biomedical Devices Inc. earned $100,000 in cash and in-kind contributions toward further development of the start-up venture.
MorSwift Machines Inc. is the provincial winner of Innovacorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, securing a $100,000 seed equity investment from Innovacorp.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, February 12, 2008 – 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.
Halifax-based company Clearly Health announced Thursday they have partnered with the Atlantic Diabetes Council and are now showing their diabetes education videos on the council's website, (WWW.ATLANTICDIABETES.CA).
Coemergence Inc., a leading provider of software for enterprise intelligence management, today announced the addition of Todd Hill to the company’s team as senior account manager.
Hill brings a wealth of solid successful sales experience in public and private sectors, and has worked with clients in the oil and gas industry in Canada and internationally. He has held several senior sales and management positions with international companies, including Xerox, Dell, and HP in Atlantic and Western Canada, and is a graduate of St. Mary’s University’s bachelor of commerce program.
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, unveiled today its DepoVax™ platform, a novel depot vaccine delivery system used to increase the efficacy and strength of vaccines. IVT has filed additional patents to protect the DepoVax™ concept.
The following are provincial finalists in the I-3 competition. On February 12, 2008, at an event at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, one of these companies will be named the provincial I-3 winner and will receive a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp.
Zone 1 (Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties)
EastMed Inc., the Atlantic Canadian company that designed and manufactures uresta™ Continence Care, which was launched less than a year ago in Atlantic Canada, has been awarded a 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA).
The MDEA program recognizes the achievements of medical device manufacturers responsible for creating innovative products that change the face of healthcare.
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.”