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CNW – Adaptiiv Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market 3D Bolus Software – Adaptiiv, an innovative medical technology company announced today that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market 3D Bolus Software, an advanced software solution that enables the creation of customized personal medical devices using 3D printing, used primarily in the treatment of cancer. ACOA: Covina Biomedical Inc. Solidifying Place in the Bone Cement Industry –  the Government of Canada is supporting Covina Biomedical Inc. with a $500,000 repayable investment as it advances a proprietary bone cement used in the repair of knee implants, the single biggest problem in orthopedics today. IMV: Nasdaq Approves Listing of IMV Inc. Common Shares –  IMV Inc., a clinical stage immunotherapy company, today announced that its common shares have been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Capital Marketunder the symbol “IMV.” ACOA: Helping Spring Loaded Technology Ramp up Production to Improve Mobility–  The Government of Canada is providing this award-winning company with a $460,458 repayable contribution to help it upgrade its manufacturing operations, increase productivity and improve the quality of life of more people affected by mobility issues. Sona Nanotech Limited Delivering Innovative Treatment Tools to Global Markets- The Government of Canada is supporting Sona Nanotech Limited’s efforts to establish a development and production facility for gold nanorod technology production in the Dartmouth area. ACOA: Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Perfecting Customized Medical Software-  The Government of Canada is supporting Adaptiiv Medical Technologies’ revolutionary ideas in the creation of patient-specific boluses to improve the delivery of more effective and accurate radiation doses to targeted areas. ACOA: Precision BioLogic Inc. Banks on Developing New Diagnostic Tools-  The Government of Canada is supporting Precision BioLogic Incorporated’s breakthrough ideas in bioscience and the research required to develop new diagnostic products for use in clinical coagulation laboratories. WEBWIRE: McCain Foods makes significant strategic investment in vertical farming- McCain Foods Limited has completed a strategic investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, a highly innovative Canadian agricultural technology company. TruLeaf has developed proprietary indoor vertical farming technology to grow fresh and nutritious leafy greens of high quality and flavour, in an environmentally sustainable way, 365 days per year. News Release ACOA: Windsor Expansion Helps BioVectra Meet Global Market Demand-  The Government of Canada is investing $5,000,000 in BioVectra Inc. to help the Charlottetown-based biotechnology and pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing company expand its operations to Nova Scotia. Densitas Receives 510(k) Clearance for Breast Density Software-  Breast imaging analytics innovator Densitas Inc. announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its machine learning breast density assessment software. ENTREVESTOR: ABK Raised $9M in Equity in August- ABK Biomedical has raised more than $9 million in an over-subscribed round of equity funding that closed last August.  The larger equity base has allowed the company to borrow $3 million from the Atlantic Innovation Fund. ENTREVESTOR: Appili Raises $4.3M in Equity Funding- Halifax drug discovery company Appili Therapeutics Inc., has raised $4.3 million in equity financing to further its operations and add to its number of drug candidates.]]>