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CanCross Infrastructure

CanCross

CanCross Infrastructure develops rapid, mobile and modular bridges for applications such as: culvert stress alleviation, emergency response as well as general infrastructure installation and improvements. CanCross' product is completely transportable, cost-efficient, and connects people to places.

Herman's Monster House Publishing

Herman's Monster House Publishing

Focusing on the presentation of local Artists and Authors in the children's literacy genre, as well as the presentation of our first publication "There and Back Again, A Herman Tale". Herman's Monster House Publishing main focus is one of literacy awareness in the Maritime provinces paired with the creation of jobs in the arts sector.

Hipturf

Hipturf

View and engage with everything that is happening in your neighborhood in real time. Hipturf is a revolution in online local media.

Start-ups grown from the Activator® program

Anti-Microbial Polymer

Anti-microbial polymer is the process of added anti-microbial polymer to the paper making process or grafted onto starches on paper thereby creating a value-added product that is capable of inhibiting the growth of both bacteria and fungi. It is a water-soluble product and can be dissolved in a water base solution or mixed with other cleaning solutions to provide various applications.

Aquila Recon

Aquila Recon

Aquila Recon takes drone technology and incorporates LiDar (Light Detection & Ranging), infrared technology and high definition cameras. Using LiDar technology will allow it to capture quick, up-to-date data and interpret it for useful ways.

ARC Technology

ARC Technology

ARC Technology has patented a piece of heavy equipment they have named the Asphalt Resurfacer. The Asphalt Resurfacer recycles the asphalt that is currently on the road and relays it using a process similar to the way a Zamboni resurfaces ice.

Biomatcan

Biomatcan

Biomatcan is a medical device company specializing in the research, development and commercialization of innovative biomaterial products for orthopedic and pharmaceutical applications.

Collabrolearn

Collabrolearn

Collabrolearn is a modern, remodeled learning management system (LMS) based on the principles of team based learning. This venture will bridge the gap between professors and students through an interactive and collaborative platform that can be used on various mediums in the classroom or lecture hall.

CyberPsyc

CyberPsyc

CyberPsyc Software Solutions provides virtual reality (VR) software that will help individuals overcome their phobias and anxieties.

Doctor's Orders

Doctor's Orders Rehabilitation Canes

Doctor’s Orders is designing a “smart cane” to help speed the recovery of people who have had surgery like knee or hip replacements. The design will help individuals accelerate their recovery, and it will also provide the medical community with data that should improve recovery times overall.

Envenio Inc.

Envenio

Envenio is a Canadian company that specializes in advanced analysis of fluid dynamics and fluid structure interaction in the technological and environment settings.

Fat Kat

Fatabase

Fatabase™ uses the Internet to efficiently ‘crowd source’ labor intensive animation work to freelance animators around the globe.

Fredericton Food Bank/Urban Aquaponics

Urban Aquaponics

The Fredericton Food Bank operates within a limited budget and wants to address this food insecurity by developing a self-sustaining operation that will provide local families with fresh, nutritious food. To that end, the FFB wants to transform 10,000 square feet of its new facility into a fish farm, one of the first of its kind in North America.

GenLink

GenLink

GenLink has developed a novel controller/inverter system for off-grid wind power systems, which enables owners to capture a greater portion of the available wind energy to deliver it with fewer losses to their batteries or appliances.

GreenLight Geomatics

Using GPS technology, Greenlight is developing an automated technology that will meticulously map and control herbicide spray without affecting environmentally-sensitive areas.

Green Trade/John Howard Society

Green Trade

Green Trade is about developing its employees' skills, attitudes and feelings about work. Their employees are people who have challenges with getting, or keeping, a job because of barriers like a criminal record, lack of job skills, poor attitude, poor coping and problem solving skills.

Hydrogen Storage

Hydrogen Storage is looking to find a safer, more efficient and economical way to store hydrogen so that it can be released on demand. The way to do this is to turn hydrogen into a compound — a solid — so you can use it when you want, safely, in the amount you want.

IMWell

IMWell is a wellness initiative, about proactive monitoring, early detection and trend identification through proactive and frequent collection and analysis of individual health data.

KnowCharge

KnowCharge

KnowCharge patented technology brings together market leading static protection with sustainability providing electronics manufacturers with a lower cost ESD packaging solution.

Paduin

Paduin

Paduin is a nutritionist in your phone. Requiring almost no user input, it creates customized healthy meal plans based on foods you like, generates your grocery list, and reminds you when it is time to start preparing each meal.

Progressive AquaCulture

Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) is a method of growing in proximity multiple and complementary organisms from different levels of the food chain, which mimic the functioning of natural ecosystems.

ReadyPass

ReadyPass

ReadyPass is an app that makes public transport a breeze. It uses real-time GPS tracking technology to relay information about a bus’ location directly to the user. It also features a route finder to avoid confusing schedules, push notifications to alert you when the bus is near, and online ticket purchasing to save time.

Scene Sharp Technologies

SceneSharp Technologies

Scene Sharp Technologies is a software company with unique expertise for adding color information to digital imagery through a process known as image fusion.

SimpTek Technologies

SimpTek Technologies

With their cloud-based software and your power meter, SimpTek can detect each of the appliances in your home and show you in real time the amount of energy each appliance is using and its associated cost.

SmartSkin Technologies

SmartSkin Technologies

Smart Skin Technologies provides a state-of-the-art system for measuring line pressure and 3D orientation in glass, can, PET, and many secondary and tertiary packaging lines. By embedding the Quantifeel™ sensor into a line, the dynamic effect of pressure and movement exerted on the device can be observed in real time and analyzed to understand the effect operational parameters have on line performance, improving efficiency, reducing wastage and minimizing downtime.

Solanum Crop Sciences

Solanum Crop Sciences

Solanum Crop Sciences specializes in potato genomics research and development. The company employs and further develops molecular biology and bioinformatics technologies for the discovery of commercially valuable genes and the understanding of their function in the plant's metabolism.

Split Second Training Systems

Split Second Training Systems

Split Second Training Systems offers a proprietary software system that allows officers to focus on their two principal training needs: target range simulators, and interactive scenario drills. The customer uses a computer with the software packages installed, combined with a laser-guided gun, a projection screen, and hit-detect camera to simulate realistic target ranges and crisis scenarios.

The Plat

The Plat

A social innovation in partnership with the New Brunswick Multicultural Association, The Plat, is a platform kitchen that will become a staging grounds for chefs (local and from abroad) to come and feature their food for 2-4 weeks. The facility will offer a professional kitchen to accommodate a wide variety of culinary projects.

TotalPave

TotalPave

TotalPave uses the technology found in today's smart phones so that civil engineers and technologists can measure and plot the condition of roads.

TravelX Applications

TravelX

TravelX Applications is a start-up mobile phone application company that primarily produces tourism-related phone apps.

Virtual Whiteboard

Virtual Whiteboard

Virtual Whiteboard provides a solution to K-12 schools that are looking for an interactive, customizable, affordable and easy to use learning management system (LMS) that supplements in-class training while helping to increase students’ knowledge retention levels.

Westphalia Adventures

Westphalia Adventures

Westphalia Adventures utilizes the natural resources to promote an appreciation of rustic, simplistic and "back to nature" activities as well as the need to preserve these areas.

Winkler Aqua-Systems

Winkler Aqua Systems

Winkler Aqua-Systems was based on its key management and engineering expertise in the areas of waste water treatment, geothermal energy, and water filtration.