Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX-V: IMV) today, Jan. 4, 2012, announced the first patient has been vaccinated with DPX-Survivac, a therapeutic cancer vaccine. The goal of the Phase I clinical trial is to establish the safety and immune activity of DPX-Survivac in patients with ovarian cancer.
February 2012 Round
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
Seaforth Energy Inc., a leading wind turbine manufacturer, has named Michael Morris as president and CEO.
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:
An innovative Cape Breton company making sure drummers never miss a beat is receiving support from the province to help export its products worldwide.
The province announced today, Dec. 20, it will invest $300,000 in Billdidit. The funds will help the company continue to develop its line of unique music industry accessories for drummers.
aioTV announced today that Miami’s netTALK.COM INC. has launched its next generation over-the-top video service netTALK TV using the aioTV video platform.
netTALK TV makes it easier to discover and experience online video on the devices people want. netTALK TV offers a mix of live linear channels, video on demand, and internet content in a unified experience across multiple devices, including the iPad, Android Tablets, GoogleTV, PC/MAC, and smart phones.
A Halifax company that developed industry-leading software is enhancing its product and rolling it out to the marketplace with investment from the province.
AIOTV INC., or all-in-one TV, has secured $1 million in venture capital financing from Innovacorp. The company produces a cloud-based video delivery platform that telephone companies, cable companies and other broadband service providers can use to let their customers find and watch their favourite video content, regardless of source.
Innovacorp today announced the list of Nova Scotia start-up companies moving on to round two of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition.
“I’m very inspired by the vibrancy of Nova Scotia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Throughout the province, I’ve had the privilege of meeting capable entrepreneurs in every sector,” said Clifford M. Gross, president and CEO of Innovacorp. “We are grateful for the participation of all the I-3 competition entrants, and we extend our congratulations to the finalists in each region.”
The following I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition participants have been invited to compete in round two:
Zone 1 (Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties)
A $2.63 million provincial investment is putting leading-edge research labs and equipment in place to support world-class research. This is enabling Nova Scotia universities to attract and retain the brightest researchers and students at a time of intense global competition.