Adaptiiv, an innovative medical technology company announced today that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market 3D Bolus Software, an advanced software solution that enables the creation of customized personal medical devices using 3D printing, used primarily in the treatment of cancer.
Join Startup YHZ at Innovacorp for August’s YHZ Meetup. Meet like-minded individuals who are passionate about growing their business ideas and learn more about available resources for startups.
Facilitated by John Robertson, CEO of Home Except Inc. we will hear from Laura Nicole Draeger, Cafe Owner and Lady Boss at Dilly Dally Coffee Cafe. Laura will share her experience as an entrepreneur and how a Dilly Dally, an independent coffee cafe, successfully competes with Starbucks, a global coffeehouse chain.
The following post was written by Veronica Sampson-Merryfield.
I have been teaching courses in software for start-ups for a while and have a number of book recommendations for programmers and entrepreneurs alike, new to software engineering.
If you can only read one, read these two!
Mythical Man Month: Essays in Software Engineering
By Frederick Brooks
The business development role is a key function that impacts the value creation and long term survival at each stage of a company's life cycle. Most start-ups initially have very limited resources and it's easy to get distracted and overwhelmed by the numerous choices that arise. What is your strategy and business model? How do you determine the direction that will add the most value and longevity to your company? How do you avoid the constant pursuit of "shiny objects"? How do you know when it's the right time for a strategic partnership?
Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI), a leader in smart materials and photonics, announced today (July 10, 2018) it has acquired Medical Wireless Sensing Ltd. (Mediwise), based in London, England.
The following post is from Innovacorp marketing & communications assistant Michael Bochoff.
What began as a passion for growing food has blossomed into a successful entrepreneurial venture for Nexus Robotics, providing farmers with a reliable and cost-effective way to produce crops.
For Teric Greenan, Nexus Robotics COO, it all began when he started a farm in Lunenburg County with a friend in 2015. After speaking with older farmers, he realized quickly the amount of manual labour and tedious tasks drastically hurt farm profits.
A new pain relief company is receiving $50,000 in funding and business guidance through Innovacorp’s 2018 Spark Innovation Challenge, a province-wide competition for new technology companies. The business, Panag Pharma, is one of four winners selected in the Halifax region.
Panag Pharma was founded by four medical doctors, Dr. Mary Lynch, Dr. Melanie Kelly, Dr. Christian Lehmann and Dr. Orlando Hung. They are developing plant-derived compound formulations for treating pain and inflammation. Panag Pharma’s topical creams treat inflamed skin, eyes and other body parts.
The winners of our 2018 Spark Innovation Challenge are described below.
Spark Cape Breton
Commlet – Patsy Leadbeater – Sydney – commlet.ca ($25,000)
Technology to monitor students exploring outdoor learning environments
MINDSENTINEL – Dave Johnson – North Sydney ($50,000)
Mobile app for alerting users of potential increased risk of mental illness
Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Hall as chair and Bill Lambert and Eric Leslie as board members.