Get Charged 2018: Takeaways from Sudbury’s Only Design and Tech Conference

Lindsay Lane Blog

The second annual Charged design and tech event has come and gone, and this year’s “user experience” themed conference once again promised – and delivered – an educational and inspiring event committed to strengthening and helping Sudbury’s design and startup tech communities thrive. Reflecting on the event’s sophomore year, there was a lot to take in. Here are three takeaways that …

PITCH 2018 – Discover the Innovative Potential of the Sudbury Community

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(Sudbury, ON) – On April 26th, 2018 the NORCAT Innovation Mill will be hosting our fifth annual PITCH event! This event encourages the community, thought leaders, and potential investors to support tech startups being developed right here in the City of Greater Sudbury. As in years past, four startups will take the stage to pitch their venture, in hopes of engaging local …

Flosonics : A NORCAT Innovation Mill Success Story

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Innovation is the lifeblood of any industry – and the medical field is no different. With its innovative technology, FloSonics Medical, a Sudbury based medical technology startup and NORCAT Innovation Mill client, is poised to revolutionize the healthcare industry – and save lives at the same time. What started out as a casual conversation between college roommates has recently resulted …

NORCAT Innovation Mill Client Flosonics Raises $5 Million For Life Saving Device

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FLOSONICS RAISES $5 MILLION FOR DEVICE HELPING HOSPITALS TRACK CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS Sudbury-based FloSonics Medical has raised $5 million in funding led by iGan Partners. Other investors include Genesys Capital, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF), Accel-RX, MaRS Catalyst, Angel One, and Northern Ontario Angels. “We’re very enthusiastic about the investors who partnered in the current financing round lead by iGan Partners. …

Komri LifeStrap simplifies vertical rescue

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Potential market includes firefighting, coast guard and search and rescue organizations Komri Systems Inc., an engineering services startup in Sudbury, has designed and developed a device that will aid mine rescue volunteers in vertical rescue emergencies. “The LifeStrap can be used to optimize the way people are strapped in a vertical rescue basket,” said Karim Omri, president. “Now, they have …