Resson Sells IP to McCain

Resson, the Fredericton developer of technology that offers artificial intelligence-based advice to farmers about how to care for their crops, has sold a slate of its intellectual property to prior investor McCain Foods.

Resson CEO Mike Morris said in an interview that the main purpose of the deal is to allow the company to concentrate its research and development, as well as commercialization

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Virtual Hallway Expanding West

A trio of Nova Scotia doctors and a former biotech executive are aiming to improve the efficiency of the healthcare system via an online platform for consultations with specialist physicians.

Doctors Luke Napier, Daniel Rasic and Jacob Cookey started Virtual Hallway in 2019 because they were struggling to schedule and document the phone consults they were performing. Former Covina Biomedical

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Elandas Buys AccessSync

Saint John-based Elandas, which sells software that allows doctors to easily check whether a drug is covered by their patient’s insurance, has bought Pennsylvania’s AccessSync.

Elandas CEO Ryan Roberts said in an interview that his company will also adopt the AccessSync name because it better evokes the business’s value proposition.

His company’s suite of SaaS software for the United States

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Meta Raising Another US$50M

Dartmouth-based Meta Materials Inc., which specializes in producing synthetic materials for industrial applications, has announced a plan to raise US$50 million or about C$64 million by selling additional shares.

Meta’s stock, which trades on the Nasdaq, fell by more than a third on the news, dropping from US$1.92 at the open Friday to US$1.17 by the close. The company, which was once Atlantic

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RPS Signs Chilean Distribution Deal

Charlottetown’s RPS Biologiques has signed an exclusive distribution deal with pharmaceutical and life sciences specialist Agrovet Chile to distribute RPS’s treatment for sea lice on farmed salmon.

In a press release, RPS said it expects the Agrovet deal to generate at least $8 million worth of sales over the next three years, adding that Chile is the world's second-largest provider of farmed

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Need Talent? Try an Arts Grad

A year ago, Emma Faulkner was worried her 12,000-word thesis on women’s rights and education in 18th Century England might not be the educational milestone that tech startups were looking for in a potential employee.

She was wrapping up her Masters of Arts in Literature at Dalhousie University, and about to make her way into the “real world” – a place with an endless appetite for programmers and

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Ocean Startup Challenge Opens

Applications have opened for the third Ocean Startup Challenge, which will offer idea- and early-stage bluetech startups up to $40,000 each, as well as specialized training, mentorship, networking, and events. 

Organized by the Ocean Startup Project, the Ocean Startup Challenge is a program that provides funding and mentorship to early-stage oceantech startups. Each year, it awards development

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