LifeBooster and Coventry University Collaborate To Reduce Workplace Injury

LifeBooster is pleased to announce a strategic R&D collaboration with Coventry University and James Shippen, doctor of mechanical engineering, in the area of predicting muscle activation and fatigue under challenging work environments. News Release For Immediate Release April 1 – Vancouver, BC: LifeBooster (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company) is pleased to announce a strategic R&D collaboration with Coventry University and James Shippen, doctor of … Read More

It's a Wild Adventure for the Hotel Guest!

New technology brings virtual reality and augmented reality to guests at Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites. News Release For Immediate Release KELOWNA, BC – Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites has partnered with award-winning technology company QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an interactive experience for hotel guests, with the ‘BC Wildlife Adventure’ that features both Kelowna and … Read More

Wavefront, VIATEC and Accelerate Okanagan Announce RevUP Program Launch

New Program Focuses on Critical Tools for Fast-Growing Technology Companies News Release For Immediate Release November 4, 2015 – Vancouver, BC, Canada: The RevUP Program is vital for technology companies with rapid-growth issues. BC Acceleration Network (BCAN) members Wavefront, VIATEC and Accelerate Okanagan announced today that they are mutually introducing RevUP as a custom-developed program that will be offered in Vancouver, Victoria and the … Read More

Government Of Canada Invests In Three Commercialization Centres

Investments will support telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics industries, create jobs and growth, bring technologies to market faster   July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, BC — Networks of Centres of Excellence Three commercialization centres will receive additional support from the Government of Canada to continue their work in bringing telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics products and technologies to market faster. … Read More

Unlocking Trillion Dollar Global, Mobile Opportunity for Canadian Firms

Wavefront Announces New Program to Help Canada Capitalize on the Mobile Revolution News Release For Immediate Release July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia Today, Wavefront, Canada’s Wireless Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), announced a new five-year program that will help Canada capitalize on the next wave of economic growth – one that is powered by mobile … Read More

Government of Canada Supports Wireless Technology Industry

  News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Wai Young, Member Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $775,000 in funding to Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization, to deliver the first Global Expansion Pilot … Read More

Wavefront Launches Nova Scotia’s First Mobile Device Library

In Partnership with Volta Labs, Wavefront Provides Unprecedented Access to Critical Mobile Testing Resources Halifax, NS – June 22, 2015 Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, in partnership with Volta Labs, announces the launch of the first mobile device library in the province of Nova Scotia. The Wavefront Device Library offers the mobile developer community unprecedented access … Read More

Centennial College joins Wavefront to help businesses harness the Internet of Things

Toronto, ON – December 1, 2014 /CNW/ Centennial College is partnering with Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, to provide seminar and innovation space at its Progress Campus where entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises can tap into Wavefront’s expertise to help them bring their wireless concepts to market.

New Federal Funding Enables Wavefront to Expand Support to Mobile and Internet of Things Entrepreneurs Nationally

Vancouver, BC – November 21, 2014 Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, has received funding of up to $9.5M over the next five years through the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). The funding, announced today at an event in Vancouver, will enable Wavefront to expand the reach and capacity of its programs for small and … Read More

Rogers commits $4 million to Wavefront to fuel growth of entrepreneurs across Canada

Emerging businesses focused on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and wireless technology will benefit from improved access to resources, training and mentorship Vancouver, BC – November 21, 2014 Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront, Canada’sCentre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research, to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada. Over the … Read More

Ottawa-based centre lands $11.7 million over five years

Group targeting Canada’s share of a $5 trilion high-tech pie Vancouver, BC – November 6, 2014 An Ottawa-based not-for-profit that is out to ensure Canada maintains its position as a world leader in next generation network technologies has landed $11.7 million over five years in federal government funding. The funds come from the latest round of competition in the government’s … Read More

Prime Minister Announces Wavefront Among CAIP Finalists

Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) funding will expand Wavefront support to Canadian entrepreneurs June 20, 2014, Waterloo, ONT –Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that Wavefront is among the finalists for the $100 million Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). CAIP is a five-year funding program that represents a significant investment by the Government of Canada to support the … Read More

Wavefront named “Accelerator of the Year” by Startup Canada

Vancouver, BC — June 13th, 2014 — Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), has been named “Accelerator of the Year” in the Startup Canada national awards program. The announcement was made at the Startup Canada Grand Finale reception atop the CN Tower in Toronto on June 12th.

Wavefront Announces Global Market Entry Program for 2014-15

Facilitated by the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program, Wavefront supports Canadian export activity in the wireless and mobility sector April 23, 2014, Ottawa, ONT – Wavefront today announced that it has been awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFATD) under the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program.  With financial and operational assistance from DFATD, … Read More

Première à Toronto : une banque d'appareils mobiles permet de développer des applications à moindre coût et d'en faciliter l'entrée en marché.

Wavefront forme un partenariat avec MaRS Commons pour accélérer le développement d’applications sans fil. TORONTO, ONT, le 15 mai 2012 – Wavefront, un centre d’excellence canadien qui contribue à la croissance et à la commercialisation d’entreprises de services sans fil au Canada, met à la disposition de MaRS Commons une banque d’appareils mobiles comprenant les modèles les plus populaires. Les … Read More