By: Cleantech Canada Staff VIA: Clean Tech Canada VANCOUVER—The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC), a provincial crown agency that funds market-driven innovation, announced Feb. 8 the winners for the second Ignite Awards, handed out to projects that bring economic and social value to society. The two of the three projects honoured this year are providing environmentally friendly … Continued

Conquer Mobile was awarded ‘Best in Show” at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase in Orlando last week. The company won the small company / entrepreneurial award for its PeriopSim Virtual Reality training for OR nurses. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) – February 7, 2017 – Conquer Mobile today … Continued

By Chad Brooks VIA: Business News Daily   When starting a new business, you shouldn’t be afraid to expand internationally early on, new research argues. A study recently published in the journal Group & Organization Management found that startups that decide to operate overseas don’t face any larger challenges than new businesses that focus on building … Continued

The Internet of Things has been identified as the top tech trend for 2017, and it’s the focus of the Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit, taking place May 1-2 in Toronto. Wavefront today announced a roster of experts, industry leaders and provocative thinkers who will be featured on the main stage at the Summit: Futurist Nikolas … Continued

By: Knowlton Thomas Via: Techvibes A new app looks to change the fitness game by bringing workouts from major influencers to consumers’ fingertips. The Vancouver-based startup, called Fitplan (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), provides users with everything from workout videos to nutrition plans in order to create an interactive and customized experience. “Fitplan users will have … Continued

British Columbia’s agritech sector will benefit from the $240,000 that the winners of the Agritech Innovation Challenge will receive to develop and adopt new technology. Launched at the Growing the Future Together – BC Agrifood and Seafood Conference in November 2016, the Agritech Innovation Challenge brings together innovators with industry to develop a product or … Continued

  Strike a Deal – Partner – Invest Business-to-Business (B2B) Meetings connect technology buyers, innovation scouts and government procurement specialists with innovative BC-based technology solution providers. The B2B Meetings are scheduled to occur over the two days of the #BCTECH Summit.  A selection committee of industry professionals will review all applicants and match BC SMEs … Continued

  Applications are now open for the #BCTECH Summit’s Investment Showcase!  The Investment Showcase is an exclusive deal flow event happening on March 15th. How do you know if this is the RIGHT pitch event to be a part of? If your answer is YES to any of the below, then it is… Are you a … Continued

Image by Geo Awesomeness   By: Peter Witting Via: Geo Awesomeness Think about where you are right now. Are you at home, at work or out? What are you near? Have you been there before? What time is it? Is it sunny, snowing, raining? How much of that does your mobile device already know? All of it … Continued

Mississauga, ON – January 5, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Canada announced the addition to the Galaxy A series at CES 2017 in Las Vegas: the 5.2-inch Galaxy A5 smartphone, with refinements that deliver a beautiful design, powerful performance and ultimate convenience. “At Samsung, we want to ensure Canadians have access to the latest innovation to … Continued