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Polyamyna Preps for Clinical Trials

  • May 13, 2021
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Frenter Wins Volta Contest

  • May 13, 2021
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CandidateHub Automates Recruiting

  • May 12, 2021

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Polyamyna Preps for Clinical Trials

  • May 13, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

St. John’s-based disinfectant maker Polyamyna Nanotech has inked a deal with Eastern Health to run clinical trials of its product once it receives Health Canada approval.

Polyamyna, which graduated from the Genesis Evolution program in January,

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Frenter Wins Volta Contest

  • May 13, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

A fledgling company that allows individuals to rent and hire personal items like sports equipment has won a pitching contest run by innovation hub Volta.

Halifax-based frenter soft launched on April 5th.  Fifteen-year-old Zachary Laberge, the

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CandidateHub Automates Recruiting

  • May 12, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

With COVID-19 making the hiring process more complex than ever, a Riverview, N.B. company has developed a solution to help automate the process of finding and attracting job seekers.

Brad DiPaolo is the founder of CandidateHub.io, which lets

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TriNav Wins Hull Design Challenge

  • May 12, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

St. John’s-based TriNav Marine Design has won a $500,000 prize from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Hull Design Efficiency Challenge.

Founded in the 1990s, TriNav is a consulting firm with offices in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The

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Atlantic FinTech at Payment Summit

  • May 12, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Industry group Atlantic FinTech will participate in the 2021 Payments Canada Summit, Canada’s largest payments conference, along with two Moncton-area companies that are members of the group. 

The association will be joined by purchase-to–payment

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Pivot to COVID Test Boosts LuminUltra

  • May 11, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

For a Fredericton life sciences company dating back more than two decades, the pandemic has offered an opportunity to reinvigorate its business and venture into the lucrative world of diagnostic medical testing.

LuminUltra was already an innovation

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IMV Tests Drug with Breast Cancer

  • May 11, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Dartmouth-based drug discovery company IMV has announced that its lead compound, known as maveropepimut-S, will be trialed in patients with hormone receptor positive/HER2-negative breast cancer.

In a statement, the company said these tumors

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Audioptics Lands $732K from ACOA, IRAP

  • May 11, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax-based Audioptics Medical, whose device can see through eardrums to study the middle ear, has received a $492,000 loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and a $240,000 grant from the National Research Council of Canada’s

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Cydarien Adds Security to Software Testing

  • May 10, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Ali Ghorbani has launched a new company, and not surprisingly it is focused on cybersecurity.

An academic, researcher and serial entrepreneur, Ghorbani is the Director of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity in Fredericton, and his new company

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Tenera Raises $750,000, Bags ACOA Loan

  • May 10, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

After a short, pandemic-induced halt to its activities last spring, Halifax senior-monitoring startup Tenera Care is ramping up its expansion with the help of a new, remote installation procedure for its technology.

Tenera has closed or is in the

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DMF Anesthesia Device Approved

  • May 10, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Halifax-based DMF Medical has received a Class II medical device license from Health Canada to sell its memsorb carbon dioxide filtration device, which has been created to improve safety for patients undergoing general anesthesia.

The company said

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Pressto Helps Kids Spot Fake News

  • May 09, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

A Halifax ed-tech company is on a mission to help make children better, more thoughtful writers – by helping them create their own newspapers.

Pressto, founded by former magazine publisher Daniel Stedman, is a web app that lets children write and

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