Halifax, Nova Scotia–(Newsfile Corp. – November 22, 2018) – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA) has relocated its laboratory facilities to Halifax as it seeks to capitalise on recent business success and further expand its business in the diagnostics market. Following a period of recent growth, the company agreed a three-year lease with Innovacorp on October…

TruLeaf’s purpose To improve public health and the environment by growing nutritious food using multi-level indoor farming technology. Greens for everyone TruLeaf uses their proprietary indoor vertical farming technology to grow and sell pesticide-free, nutrient-rich leafy greens all year round. The company sells to major food retailers, food service and distributors in Atlantic Canada, and…

Read the original article here Despite the rapid uptake of digital technology in many of today’s biggest industries — with gaming and entertainment leading the way — the healthcare sector is slow to adapt to change. Halifax-based Electric Puppets, headed by CEO Ryan Cameron, aims to help them on their way. The company, under Cameron’s…

We are at the cusp of change in the way health services in Canada are delivered. Disruptive health technologies bring transformational improvements in the affordability, accessibility, quality and simplicity of health care solutions. Join us to hear from industry leaders how tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are revolutionizing…

Read the original article here Virtual reality and augmented experiences have revolutionized entertainment and gaming industries. Now, Halifax entrepreneur Ryan Cameron is working on bringing this technology to a clinical setting. His company Electric Puppets uses VR and eye-tracking technology to improve on the basic tests patients take when they visit the eye doctor. “In current cases, they’re using…

See original story here In August 1922, 13-year-old Elizabeth Evans Hughes, extremely weak at only 45 pounds, was one of the first patients treated with insulin. It saved her life. She went on to graduate from college, get married and have three children. She died when she was 73. Before insulin, diabetes led to death….

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 article here Halifax-based Axem Neurotechnology is attending the HAX Accelerator in Shenzhen, China, where it plans to complete the prototype of its device, which enhances mental training for athletes. The company’s co-founders, Tony Ingram and Chris Friesen, are now at Hax, the world’s largest hardware accelerator, as they prepare to begin beta-testing in…

Read the original article here Virtual Reality is coming to Nova Scotian Health Care. Ryan Cameron and his Electric Puppets won $50,000 from the Spark Innovation Challenge. He paired with the IWK Eye Care Clinic to improve their diagnostic and therapeutic tools. He says it will let them track patient’s eye movements and pupil dilation….

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