See original article here CHRIS COWPER-SMITH Co-founder, president and CEO, Spring Loaded Technology Bringing bionic technology to sports enthusiasts and putting a spring in the step of people with knee injuries What happens when a neuroscientist, an engineer and a business student take an entrepreneurship class together? They create a bionic knee, of course. Halifaxbased…

Article from Bereskin and Parr March 2015 See original article here Sign up for BioNova Boost: IP strategy talk for life science startups May 8th, 2018 Start-ups have many items to focus on when they are first starting their business including incorporation and working on a business plan. Intellectual Property (IP) may not be considered to…

Article from Bereskin & Parr LLP from December 2016/January 2017 issue Sign up for BioNova Boost: IP strategy talk for life science startups May 8th See original article here McCartney & Lennon, Jobs & Wozniak, Watson & Crick. We are all looking for synergistic collaborations. In life sciences, some of those collaborations may be with your…

See original story here BlueLight Analytics, the Halifax company that helps dentists cure fillings properly, appears to be the lone Atlantic Canadian competitor in the Fundica Roadshow this year. The organizers on Wednesday announced the 18 companies that will pitch at its event in Montreal on May 1. The list includes BlueLight. The Fundica Roadshow is an annual competition…

See original story here AI companies riding even higher as waves of investment continue to grow Internet quarterly funding up 155% and healthcare funding up 66% Toronto funding increased by 165%, with a 73% increase in deals TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /CNW/ – Reaching a six-year quarterly high, investment funding (all figures in USD) and number of deals…

See original story here It would not be surprising to hear about someone who has made a significant impact in TED Talks and at national and international conferences, or even someone whose research and contributions to the scientific community has garnered them praise and meetings with the national Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer, Canadian…

See original story here Once-daily Xultophy® has been shown to help patients achieve blood glucose targets Novo Nordisk announced today that Health Canada has approved Xultophy®as an adjunct to lifestyle modifications, for the once-daily treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycemic control in combination with metformin, with or without sulfonylurea, when these…

See original story here Appili Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company” or “Appili”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on anti-infective drug development, announced today that it will participate in this year’s annual Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference. The conference takes place May 2-3, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Appili’s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sullivan will present a corporate overview…

See original story here The executive team of Halifax-based Adaptiiv, fresh with a recent round of financing, is attending an international radiotherapy conference in Barcelona this week to announce a new distribution partnership. Formerly known as 3DBolus, Adaptiiv is a company that has been gaining notice in Halifax biotech circles for a couple of years,…

See original story here   TORONTO – WEBWIRE – Monday, April 16, 2018 McCain Foods Limited has completed a strategic investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, a highly innovative Canadian agricultural technology company. TruLeaf has developed proprietary indoor vertical farming technology to grow fresh and nutritious leafy greens of high quality and flavour, in an environmentally sustainable way, 365…

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