Appili Therapeutics Inc., an anti-infective pharmaceutical development company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for ATI-1501, a taste-masked reformulation of metronidazole with the potential to effectively treat Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in children.
What is The Spark Initiative?
The Spark Initiative is a 10-month leadership grant acting as an accelerator for young social entrepreneurs. Grant recipients will have access to financial grants as well as strategic mentorship relationships and other services that will bring their ideas and organizations to the next level. Applicants will be young leaders (35 years-of-age and under) from across Canada.
The Halifax chapter of Ladies Learning Code is hosting Building a Web Store with Shopify and Liquid on April 23.
Skyline was founded in China in 2014 and is now based in Halifax. The company’s technology is an all-in-one enterprise mobile communication and management suite that helps small and medium-sized enterprises become faster, smarter and more efficient.
Hacking Health Halifax is hosting its first café! Hacking Health cafés are informal meet-ups to discuss and debate digital health topics – where people and ideas mingle.
Hacking Health aims to transform healthcare by connecting healthcare professionals with designers, developers, innovators and entrepreneurs to build realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line healthcare problems.
SkySquirrel Technologies is a crop-analytics company that develops drone-based technology for monitoring crop health, with a focus on improving crop yields and reducing costs at commercial vineyards.
Ocean Executive is developing an online trading platform to improve supply-chain efficiency for the seafood industry. Read the August 14, 2014 news release announcing Innovacorp’s seed investment in this promising company and technology.
Halifax-based SkySquirrel Technologies has closed a $1-million investment round as it enhances its drone-based technology for monitoring and improving crop health and enters new markets.
Ubique Networks is a developer of a network intelligence and optimization platform that provides the ultimate lag-less experience for multiplayer online games (MOGs) and e-sports.
Ubique’s proprietary “Lag Sensing” Swarmio technology platform drastically reduces lag through dynamic optimization of game servers, which offers online gamers a level playing field, regardless of location or internet performance.
Along with its innovative technology, Swarmio also hosts an intelligent lobby system for multiplayer and e-sports games.