T4G Acquired by National Firm MNP

T4G has been purchased for an undisclosed price by national accounting and consulting firm MNP, which wants access to the target company’s expertise in data analytics and machine learning.

Though headquartered in Toronto, T4G is one of the pillars of the Atlantic Canadian tech community with offices in Halifax and Saint John. It was the driving force behind the Big Data Congress, which was a

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Datolite’s Sales Grow Despite COVID-19

In the wake of acquiring the division of a data analytics consultancy, New Brunswick legal software firm Datolite Solutions continues to see strong sales despite COVID-19.

Datolite, which used a distributed work model even before the pandemic, has seen increased demand for its products as paper processes become increasingly unworkable.

Director Patrick Langlais said in an interview that the

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Dal, Squiggle Park Join Research Project

Dalhousie University and Dartmouth-based educational software startup Squiggle Park are key players in a seven-year, $2.5 million project funded by the federal government to study literacy in a digital society.

The initiative is aimed at “ensuring full literacy in a multicultural and digital world,” and was announced on May 15 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council -- Canada’s

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UPDATE: NBIF Leads Reopening Process

Startup support organizations in Atlantic Canada are beginning to open their doors along with the rest of society, with the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation bringing half its staff into its new office on May 25th.

For the past two months, we've posted an update each Monday on the state of each organization and how they're operating through the lockdown. Now we're providing information on what

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Nonte Links With World’s Top Health Complex

Nonte, a new health tech startup spun off from Fredericton’s Populus Global Solutions, has a single early adopter for its medical research platform, and it’s the largest medical complex in the world.

Nonte has been beta-testing its platform, which allows researchers to collaborate across several disciplines, at the Texas Medical Centre in Houston, a complex of 60 medical institutions that employ

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Volta Seeks Applicants for Recovery

Halifax innovation hub Volta will offer a free, six-week course in June and July to help entrepreneurs make plans to navigate COVID-19 and the associated economic crisis.

The program, titled Volta Academy: Recovery, will include instruction from industry experts and cover topics such as financial planning, legal concerns and marketing during a crisis.

“COVID-19 has created unprecedented

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Health Canada Clears Appili COVID Trial

Halifax-based biopharmaceutical company Appili Therapeutics has announced that Health Canada has approved its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating Favipiravir as a prophylactic agent against COVID-19 outbreaks.

This will be the first clinical study to examine the use of Favipiravir for outbreak control, the company said in a statement.

Researchers will enroll about 760 subjects, both residents and

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HP, BoomersPlus Offer Consulting

The Halifax Partnership economic development organization has announced a collaboration with BoomersPlus to offer online consulting services to entrepreneurs struggling to navigate the pandemic.

BoomersPlus matches retired professionals who are at least 50 years old with companies that want to hire “boomers” for consulting or leadership roles.

The Virtual Advisor Program will allow founders to

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How Collective Impact Shapes ONSIDE’s Mission

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ONSIDE, a new not-for-profit organization supporting innovation-based companies in Nova Scotia, knew from the outside that it was not working with a blank slate as it plotted ways to work collaboratively to improve the innovation ecosystem in Nova Scotia.

The organization grew out of the province’s participation in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Regional

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