SomaDetect’s mission is to help dairy farmers to get the highest quality milk possible by providing information of herd health and milk quality.
NBIF is a private, not-for-profit corporation that invests in startup companies and R&D. Breakthru is the agency’s flagship competition, held every second year. It aims to bring entrepreneurs into the startup community and usher them through the early stages of starting a business.
To reach the finals, the entrants had to submit a full business plan to the committee. This year, 53 companies submitted plans, and 12 then moved on to the semi-finals. Half the teams have female founders, and there is a strong emphasis on companies developing IT products for life sciences.
The Awards Dinner will be held on March 23rd, 2017 at the Fredericton Convention Center in Fredericton, NB.