Press Release

BDC Announces Spring Loaded Technology as a Finalist in the Young Entrepreneur’s Awards

Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 3, 2015 – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) announced today that the turning-point project “Bionic Boost,” submitted by local businessman Chris Cowper-Smith and co-founder, Bob Garrish, will represent Nova Scotia for the finals of the 2015 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award. Chris’s project will help his company, Spring Loaded Technology, bring to market the world’s first bionic knee-brace technology that can enhance strength, mobility and performance. To claim the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award $100,000 grand prize and fund this project, Chris needs votes from Canadians from coast-to-coast