Innovacorp has named nine winners for its fall Sprint competition, each of whom will receive $25,000 in prize money and mentoring.
The Nova Scotia government’s venture capital agency said Wednesday it selected the nine startups after receiving and reviewing 60 applicants for the semi-annual competition.
The agency said the goal of Sprint is to find and support high-potential, early-stage startups and encourage entrepreneurial activity in the province.
The nine winners are:
Design by Science – Aaron Outhwaite
Sustainable materials and machines for the 3D printing of large objects and structures
Electric Owl – Margaret Dron
Software to help grow food in urban environments and on small-scale farms
Marecomms – Ulaş Güntürkün
Underwater communications system to deliver information from data collected in the ocean
myFlock – James Walsh
Technology to reduce risk and operating inefficiencies in the poultry supply chain
Plasma Agricultural Solutions – Lord Abbey, GL Rao, NN Misra
Treatment to improve seed health and quality
Prosaris Solutions – Colin Sewell
Technology to detect and quantify gas leaks
Symbi Medical – Cameron Sehl, Max Jennings, Devin McArthur, Dr. Sameer Berry
Remote patient monitoring tool for predicting and reducing medical procedure no-shows
Tracker Inventory Systems – Gavin Andrews
Automated inventory management for seafood and aquaculture producers
VMOpro – Matt Gillis
Remote physiotherapy solution that enables patients to self-manage injuries at home
Disclosure: Innovacorp is a client of Entrevestor.