NanoPhyll Inc. Receives $125K in Grants From NSERC

NanoPhyll

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is leveraging the expertise of researchers in natural science and engineering and their partners across Canada to address this unprecedented crisis. Congratulations to The Forge alumnus, NanoPhyll Inc., on receiving three NSERC grants in July totaling $125K for their COVID-19 related research. Nanophyll develops and manufactures smart nanocoating technologies that improve the physical properties of…

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Axcessiom Technologies Inc. receives $76K from Community Foundations of Canada

Axcessiom Logo and driver in car

Congratulations to The Forge alumnus, Axcessiom Technologies Inc. for receiving $76K from the Community Foundations of Canada Investment Readiness Program (IRP). This federal boost of funds will assist Axcessiom to build, optimize and market a facial gesture recognition software that will allow drivers with disabilities to seamlessly access the secondary functions of their vehicle. Funded by the Government of Canada, the IRP supports social purpose organizations as they contribute…

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PULSE Lifesaving Receives $29K Funding and is Hiring AR Developers

PULSE Lifesaving Receives $29K Funding and is Hiring AR Developers

Congratulations to PULSE Lifesaving, The Forge client, for receiving funding from two funding programs totaling $29K, a majority of the funding will go towards hiring two skilled AR Developers. PULSE is an educational technology company and accredited lifesaving and first aid training provider developing innovative new ways to train a workforce remotely using augmented reality. PULSE received $24K from the Canada-Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG), which provides direct financial support…

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B Data Solutions receives $50K in Funding From Ontario Centres of Excellence

B Data Solutions receives $50K in Funding From Ontario Centres of Excellence

Congratulations to B Data Solutions Inc.,The Forge client, on receiving $50K from “ENCQOR 5G Demonstration Program” offered by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). The program supports standalone small and medium-sized Enterprise (SME) projects and SME collaborations with industry partners and/or public sector organizations for testing and validating activities to develop or advance new technologies, products, processes and services. B Data Solutions will test blockchain connectivity of IoT devices…

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MobiStream Receives NRC IRAP $95K Funding For Ultra-Secure Communication Software Development

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) will provide $95K in funding to The Forge alumnus MobiStream for the development of an ultra-secure unified communications and collaboration software in partnership with BlackBerry. The software is set to be released this fall. “We appreciate NRC’s commitment to supporting proven Canadian technology companies to help increase Canadian digital exports, grow our economy and keep talent in Canada,”…

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Epineuron Technologies Closes Financing for Breakthrough Neuroregenerative Solution

Epineuron Technologies Closes Financing

Congratulations to The Forge alumnus Epineuron Technologies Inc., that announced the completion of a financing round led by a number of leading medical technology investors, including the Ontario Centers for Excellence (OCE) and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI). The financing will support growing Epineuron’s team and continue with product development and clinical validation. Epineuron is a bioelectronic medicine company bringing a new standard of care for peripheral nerve repair and regeneration….

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NanoPhyll Inc. is Developing Proprietary Coating with Anti-Coronaviral Properties

NanoPhyll Developing Coating Anti-Coronaviral Properties

The Forge alumnus, NanoPhyll Inc. is looking into nanoparticle empowered coating solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. NanoPhyll Inc. announced that they have received two Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Grants totaling $100K to address pandemic related research. Additionally, TriPhyll Inc. (a joint venture between NanoPhyll Inc. and Trillium Meditec Inc.) has shown positive results for their MAAC™ proprietary coating formulation. The proprietary nano-composite coating has…

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MobiStream Joins AC JumpStartTM Program, Receiving $30K and Mentorship

MobiStream Joins AC JumpStart Program COVID-19 Cohort

MobiStream, The Forge alumnus, was selected for a specialized 10-month COVID-19 Cohort as part of the Accelerator Centre’s JumpStartTM program. The Accelerator Centre will award MobiStream with $30K in seed funding and $10K in-kind business supports to build an ultra-secure communication tools to support remote work. “We are excited to be a part of the COVID-19 special cohort, which underscores the need for Canadian tech companies to come up…

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Obie.ai Raises $1Million, Accelerating the Launch of AI-Powered Knowledge Base

Obie.ai Raises $1M

Congratulations to Obie.ai, The Forge alumnus, that recently announced raising $1 Million CAD. Obie.ai used part of the funding to accelerate the launch of Obie Access, a new AI-powered knowledge base designed specifically for startups. The funding round, which closed in February 2020, was led by High Park Angels in Toronto, and included Dash40, Enterprise Fund, Sherpa Capital, Conconi Growth Partners, and others. Obie.ai is an innovative, Hamilton based…

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My Well Self Approved for Starter Company Plus Grant Funding

My Well Self

The Forge client My Well Self has received approval for the Starter Company Plus grant provided by the Hamilton Business Centre and the Ministry of Economic Development. My Well Self will receive $5,000 in funding, mentorship from experienced business advisors and entrepreneurs and access to workshops to assist their business growth.  This government-run program helps eligible growing startups work towards refining their business practices and assist entrepreneurs to further grow…

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