I-3 Zone Winners 2011-2012

Innovacorp has announced the first- and second-place award winners in the 2011-2012 provincial I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, an innovative competition to find and support high potential Nova Scotia knowledge-based businesses.

First-place zone winners each receive a $100,000 combination of cash and in-kind services from firms in their zones to help further develop their start-ups. The second-place winners get $40,000 combinations.

Innovacorp Announces I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition Winners

Nova Scotia start-ups with technology to clear clogged drains, a construction innovation to reduce mould and wood decay, a time-delayed bait dispenser, compounds that could treat superbug infections, and nanotechnology to enhance analytical chemistry labs have each won $100,000 in cash and in-kind services.

(NOTE: A brief description of each of the winners is available at HTTP://INNOVACORP.CA/I-3-ZONE-WINNERS-2011-2012.)

I-3 Awards Reception 2012

Who will change the face of business in our province?

Don’t miss this inspiring showcase of our province’s innovation and enterprise! Innovacorp’s I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition will award $100,000 in seed investment to the top knowledge-based start-up in Nova Scotia. Over the course of the evening, we’ll also celebrate the 1st and 2nd place award winners from the five provincial zones. This exciting event will feature the musical talents of Mike Cowie and the Big Night Out Band!

aioTV Makes it Easy to Connect with Friends through Extended Facebook Integration

AIOTV INC. announced today that it has extended Facebook integration delivering the most powerful yet simple to use implementation of Facebook video sharing.


Facebook users can login to aioTV using their Facebook credentials, share what they are watching with a single click and experience what is important to them with the Facebook Channel. 

Early Stage Commercialization Fund: 2011-2012 Funded Projects

February 2012 Round

Dalhousie University

Researcher: George Robertson and Vasantha Rupasinghe
Project: Apple Skin-derived Flavonoid Formula for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Researcher: Robert Adamson and Jeremy Brown
Project: A High Frequency Ultrasound System for Small-Animal Preclinical Imaging

Researcher: Christopher Sinal
Project: Antibody Therapy for the Treatment of Osteoporosis and Related Bone Metabolism Disorders

Nova Scotia CleanTech Open Top 10 Announced

Innovacorp today announced the list of clean technology start-ups moving on to round two of the Nova Scotia CleanTech Open competition.

Launched by the province through Innovacorp in September 2011, the international competition is designed to find and fund high-potential, early-stage clean technology companies. It also puts a spotlight on Nova Scotia as an ideal location for these companies to grow.

The following is a list of the top 10 Nova Scotia CleanTech Open participants invited to compete in round two of the competition:


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