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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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AI Endurance Receives Funding and Introduces New Feature To Motivate Athletes

AI Endurance Maintenance Mode

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a slew of races to be cancelled or postponed, leaving athletes to look for ways to stay motivated when their racing calendar becomes a moving target. AI Endurance, The Forge client, has released a new AI optimized “Maintenance Mode” training feature that helps keep athletes motivated and meeting their training goals during the pandemic. Instead of creating a training plan that prepares the…

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QReserve is Offering New Tools to Ensure Physical Distancing Amid Pandemic

QReserve is Offering New Tools to Ensure Physical Distancing Amid Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges for organizations around the globe, that must develop strategies quickly for bringing workers back to the office while maintaining physical distancing as a precautionary measure. The Forge alumnus, QReserve Inc., will simplify and streamline this planning process for numerous organizations. QReserve has announced that they will work with Ottawa Markets to pilot a density management solution that uses low-power…

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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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StrongBó Agritech Wins Big in the Cork Summer Show in Ireland

StrongBó Agritech Wins Big in the Cork Summer Show in Ireland

Congratulations to The Forge client StrongBó Agritech on winning two of five awards during Munster Agricultural Society’s Cork Summer Show held online on July 4-5, 2020. StrongBó won the “Best Agri Tech Award” and the “Best Overall” Agri Innovation award. In addition, Michael McInerney, CEO and Founder of StrongBó was awarded the “Young Agri Innovator Award.” Strongbó aims to revolutionise the beef production industry by creating a data-based value…

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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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Michael Jobity named Leading Innovator by The Logic

Michael Jobity Leading Innovator

Congratulations to Michael Jobity, The Forge client, who has been selected as a “Leading Innovator From The Class of 2020” by The Logic. Jobity is an Engineering Physics & Management undergraduate student at McMaster University, a musician and the co-founder of 2unify. 2unify is a music-tech startup offering an innovative hands-free robotic guitar tuning stand. Jobity also recently launched FlameOn (flame-on.ca), a website that connects students to industry projects…

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B Data Solutions and TELUS Collaboration

B Data Solutions Inc. Collaborates With TELUS

The Forge client B Data Solutions Inc. is collaborating with Telus to implement connectivity of IoT devices using BDATA-Blockchain on TELUS 4G/5G network in Canada. This provides password-less highly secure and desirable Intelligent Plant Management System (IPMS®) as an Industry 4.0 platform to Process Industries. The current IoT devices are connected through traditional VPN and private IP addresses, such connections are at risk of device hijacking, data breach, and…

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Hyivy Health Selected as a Finalist at Startupfest Pitch Competition

Hyivy Health Pitch for StartupFest

Hyivy Health, The Forge client, has been selected as a finalist for Startupfest’s Audience and The Grandmother’s Choice awards at their pitch competition. Hyivy Health has created the first connected pelvic rehabilitation device for women experiencing symptoms from pelvic cancers and diseases. The tenth annual Startupfest is a global gathering of the world’s best entrepreneurs, founders, investors and mentors. The event will be broadcasted live from Old Montreal on…

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