Immunovaccine Inc. Named Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech at the 5th Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards

Immunovaccine Inc., a clinical stage vaccine development company focused on advancing its patented DepoVax™ vaccine adjuvanting platform and product candidates for cancer therapy and infectious diseases, announced it was selected as the Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech at the 5th Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards ceremony during the World Vaccine Congress Washington 2012 in Washington, D.C.

EMSA Improves Billing Record using Siren ePCR Suite

Siren ePCR Suite's accurate data capture (a Medusa Medical Technologies Inc. product) helps the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) improve their billing system, with only 0.2 per cent of its accounts going to small claims court. While 40-80 per cent of medical bills contain errors, implementing a thoughtfully designed ePCR system such as Siren can result in exceptional numbers such as EMSA's.

Province Invests $2.7 Million for Research Infrastructure through the Nova Scotia Research & Innovation Trust

A recent $2.7 million provincial investment, through the Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT), towards eight new cutting-edge research projects will involve upwards of 200 highly qualified people over the next five years. This NSRIT support represents a total value to the Province of Nova Scotia of over $9 million through significant leveraging opportunities.

Seaforth Energy Inc. Secures $2 Million Venture Capital Investment

A leading wind turbine developer and manufacturer will pursue growing opportunities in the global wind energy market after an investment from the province.

Seaforth Energy Inc. has secured $2 million in equity financing from Innovacorp.

"Investing in promising clean technology companies like Seaforth Energy creates good jobs and helps our environment," said acting Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister John MacDonell today, March 22. "This investment supports the innovation and competitiveness priorities of jobsHere, our plan to grow the economy."

aioTV Launches aioCloud and aioPro; Providers Can Offer a Branded Over-the-Top Experience in 24 Hours at No Cost

aioTV announced today the availability of aioCloud, enabling service providers to deliver a branded over-the-top TV experience on multiple devices in 24 hours with no capital or ongoing operational costs, and aioPro, enabling service providers to further customize and integrate their licensed content.

The new offerings enable service providers to immediately provide consumers with a branded over-the-top experience with aioCloud. aioCloud aggregates freely available mainstream media and special-interest long-form internet video into a compelling consumer experience.  

aioTV OTT Platform Optimized for Amino’s Aminet A140 IPTV/OTT Set-top Boxes

aioTV announced today the availability of its OTT video platform optimized for Amino's Aminet A140 IPTV/OTT set-top box.

The Amino A140 is a cost-effective device that brings together traditional multi-channel functionality with next-generation over-the-top services. aioTV enables operators worldwide to curate multiple sources of OTT video content into a TV-like experience for customers to enjoy on multiple devices, including the iPad, Android tablets, PC, Mac, GoogleTV, iPhone, Android phones and now the Amino Aminet A140.

Immunovaccine Raises $2.8 Million in Non-Brokered Private Placement

Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX-V:IMV) has received gross proceeds of $2,788,201.50 through its non-brokered private placement previously announced on February 10, 2012. The company issued 9,294,005 common shares of the company (the “common shares”) at the price of $0.30 per common share.

The common shares issued in connection with the non-brokered private placement may not be sold, transferred, hypothecated or otherwise traded on or through the facilities of TSX Venture Exchange or otherwise in Canada or to or for the benefit of a Canadian resident until July 8, 2012.

Nova Scotia Company Uses International Stickhandling Competition to Promote Safer, Smarter Hockey

On March 1, Skillz Systems launched an online competition for the users of its product QuickStickz, a video game that teaches hockey players how to stickhandle with their heads up. Within a few hours, there was widespread interest from players around the world.

“You can’t play QuickStickz with your head down. It trains you to look up while mastering the important skill of handling the puck,” said company president, Paul Behner. “If you control the puck, you control the game. Keeping your head up is critical to a hockey player’s success and safety.”

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