Alberta Invests $3 Million in Low-Carbon Concrete Future through CarbonCure Technologies

CarbonCure Technologies announced today it will be receiving up to $3 million from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to further optimize and accelerate adoption of its CO2-utilization technology in Alberta. CarbonCure will be competing with three other round 2 recipients of the ERA Grand Challenge for the final $10 million grant, which will be awarded in 2019.  

SDTC and Nova Scotia Organizations Announce Collaboration to Support Smart Grid Technologies

Today (Feb. 22, 2017), Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced a collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Innovacorp, a Nova Scotia crown corporation, on a pilot program to support the development and demonstration of smart grid technologies in Nova Scotia.

Innovacorp has teamed up with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to help Nova Scotia researchers and early stage companies move their smart energy innovations closer to commercialization.

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. Partners with Airbus to Co-Develop and Commercialize metaAIR, a Laser Protection Solution

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) and its optical filters division, Lamda Guard, announced today, February 21, that it has entered into a new agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus to validate, certify, and commercialize its laser protection product metaAIR, for aviation.

Appili Therapeutics Awarded $2.8 Million from ACOA to Fund Clinical Trials

Appili Therapeutics Inc. (“Appili”), an anti-infective drug development company, announced today that it will be receiving $2,803,148 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), under the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF). This funding will enable Appili to take its first drug, ATI-1501 – a taste-masked, oral antibiotic that treats anaerobic infections like Clostridium difficile – through clinical trials to be ready for market approval.

COVE (Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship)

Officially opening on the Dartmouth waterfront in April 2018, COVE will be the hub of the region’s ocean technology sector. It will be a place where ocean innovations are developed and brought to market – a destination where ocean ventures can start, grow and prosper.

COVE will be home to start-ups and other companies of various sizes eager to benefit from the site’s direct ocean wharf access, shared equipment and infrastructure, and programs designed to enhance collaboration among – and success for – COVE’s residents and other members.

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