Chemistry Wins 2008 Dalhousie Innovation Award for First-Year Teaching System

Dalhousie University, on behalf of partners Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia Department of Economic Development, the IWK Health Centre and the Capital District Health Authority, is pleased to announce that the Dalhousie Innovation Award for 2008 has been given to the Department of Chemistry as a group, for the development and successful initial commercialization of their novel first-year teaching system titled “Concepts in Chemistry.”

Halifax Biomedical to Expand Sales

A homegrown, innovative biomedical enterprise in rural Cape Breton is about to expand its operations, creating jobs and increasing export sales.

Halifax Biomedical Inc., headquartered in Mabou, Inverness Co., with a satellite office on Halifax, specializes in a medical imaging technique called Roentgen Stereophotogrammetric Analysis (RSA). The technology produces extremely precise 3-D X-ray measurements.

The company is building and testing the first RSA suite at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Innovacorp Welcomes Skillz Systems

The staff and clients of Innovacorp welcome our newest client, Skillz Systems.

Stick handling is one of the most fundamental skills in hockey. Players, beginners and professionals, need good stick handling skills to take and maintain possession of the puck, receive and make passes, and shoot the puck. Scarce ice time and tedious training conditions make it difficult to perfect the skills.

Innovacorp Joins Globe & Mail Expert Panel

Innovacorp’s president and CEO is now lending his business expertise to companies across the country, advising them on how they can enhance their operations and strategies.

The Globe and Mail asked Dan MacDonald to join its expert panel of business professionals from across Canada to tackle Business Incubator case studies. Once a month, the panel meets to discuss a real life small business venture and provide the entrepreneur with strategic advice. The audio and/or video discussion is then available via podcast on the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business website.

Innovacorp Welcomes Clearly Health

The staff and clients of Innovacorp welcome our newest client, Clearly Health.

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer are among a group of chronic diseases that accounts for most deaths in all regions of the world. The world's elderly population, more prone to chronic disease, is growing. The result is a quiet epidemic of chronic illness that has gotten less attention than most conditions.

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