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Spring Loaded Technology

Taking human performance to new heights.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded December 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

At Spring Loaded, we are developing entirely new knee bracing technology that can effectively enhance the strength and power of the leg muscles. Assisting leg strength can be used to prevent, rehabilitate, and alleviate the symptoms of knee injuries and osteoarthritis. Assisting strength also offers the opportunity to reduce fatigue, thereby enhancing performance for healthy individuals such as athletes, manual labourers, and foot soldiers.


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    Chris Cowper-Smith

    Chris is a PhD level research scientist with highly relevant expertise in neuroscience and kinesiology. Chris has worked extensively with both medical and industry practitioners, and has an established track record of bridging the gap between science and business. Chris brings a passion for innovation and creative problem solving to the Spring Loaded team. Chris is originally from Toronto, ON.

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    Shea Kewin

    Shea is a graduate of Dalhousie University with a business management degree majoring in
    entrepreneurship and innovation. During his tenure at Dalhousie, Shea was on full athletic and academic scholarship, and was recognized as an Academic-All-Canadian while serving as a captain of the Varsity hockey team. Shea has a strong vision and a creative mind geared toward both business and product innovation. Shea is originally from Guelph, ON.

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    Bob Garrish

    Bob is an engineer and mathematician with Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering and
    Mathematics. Bob has worked in product design and manufacturing consulting for the
    past seven years. Besides engineering, Bob is also a welder and machinist. Bob’s specialties
    are prototyping and design for manufacture. Bob is originally from Miramichi, NB.


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    Geoff Cowper-Smith
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    Nicole LeBlanc

Previous Investors

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    John Hamblin
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    Innovacorp ESCF