MyWellSelf.ca receives funding from Haltech and FedDev

My Well Self received $15,000 in funding toward growing their digital networking platform (MyWellSelf.ca) from Haltech Regional Innovation Centre, as part of a Digital Main Street project. The Forge alumnus aims to bring together trusted holistic health care providers with consumers who are interested in making informed decisions regarding their wellness journey. The Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Program is focused on bringing together community members to collaboratively identify…

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PULSE receives $60K grant from Mitacs Accelerate

PULSE Lifesaving Receives Grant from Mitacs

PULSE Lifesaving, The Forge client, has secured a $60,000 Mitacs Accelerate grant to support continued prototype development and applied research. Mitacs Accelerate is a research grant that offsets research internship and fellowship costs. The Mitacs project is being undertaken in collaboration with partners at McMaster University, Mohawk College and EON Reality to develop and test an augmented reality first aid training program. “This announcement comes at an exciting time for…

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Bay Area Health Trust Invests in VoxNeuro

Bay Area Health Trust announced their investment in VoxNeuro’s latest funding round to support The Forge alumnus’ national expansion. VoxNeuro has developed cutting-edge cognitive assessment neurotechnology, which uses objective, quantifiable neurophysiological data to inform healthcare providers and patients with the specifics of various cognitive brain functions. Bay Area Health Trust is a Hamilton-based company that operates businesses in the life sciences and seeks strategic opportunities in new technologies in…

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Longan Vision Receives Investment from 15th Rock Ventures

Longan Vision Corp., The Forge client, has received seed round funding from 15th Rock Ventures. The Tokyo based VC firm invests in Human Augmentation projects with the goal of improving people’s physical abilities and extending their healthy lifespan, creating a more affluent society. Longan Vision is producing a Fusion Vision System (FVS) that is a mixed-reality visor or head-up display (HUD) to help firefighters and those working in extreme…

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PROVA Innovations Wins Award from Ontario Brain Institute

PROVA Innovations Ltd. - Matthew Rosato

PROVA Innovations Ltd. joined the latest cohort of 2020 ONtrepreneurs headed by the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), winning Canada’s single largest award for early-stage neurotech entrepreneurs. PROVA Innovations is a medical start-up focused on developing smart, at-home wearable devices that aid in neuro motor control and neurorehabilitation in children and adults suffering from mobility restrictions. They received a $50K investment, training, mentorship, and commercialization support to continue the growth…

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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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