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November 14th 2013 at 10:33 AM
Clean-tech Sector Poised for Institutional Investor Uptick
New accelerator launched to help clean-tech startups tap $3 trillion global market Published by Nelson Bennet Business in Vancouver In a small shop in a light industrial district of Burnaby, workers with GR Green Building Products Inc. are producing shingles for roofing made from recycled plastic...
October 21st 2013 at 04:13 PM
Hot Competition for Solar PV
Published by The International Resource Journal | Canadian technology company Solaris develops innovative solar heating systems that can help building owners save both energy and money. Solar panels on building roofs have become an increasingly common sight over recent years, and helped many...
October 15th 2013 at 12:00 PM
Why Nanaimo: Family was main factor in return to Island Life
Published by Cara McKenna, Nanaimo Daily News | Allan Wiekenkamp left paradise to return to Nanaimo three years ago and has never looked back. Wiekenkamp grew up in Nanaimo but was gone for more than 12 years - most of that time spent living in Bermuda with his wife Candice - for work and school....
October 13th 2013 at 09:00 AM
Experienced businesses linked with newcomers
Published by Chris Bush, Nanaimo Daily News Entrepreneurs who have techno-smarts, but aren’t so savvy when it comes to building a business can get hooked up with mentors offering business advice and links to development cash through the Venture Acceleration Program. Andrew Wilkinson, minister...
October 11th 2013 at 10:10 AM
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Launches in Vancouver
Published via BCIC British Columbia’s clean technology sector received a boost today with the launch of the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, a program designed to help advance B.C.’s growing cleantech industry. Foresight will guide early-stage cleantech innovators to success using...
October 3rd 2013 at 10:00 AM
Emphasize “STEM” Subjects in Schools, Urge BC Technologists
NEWS RELEASE, Thursday October 3, 2013 The BC Government is being pressed to head off workforce shortages of technology professionals, by building a BC Science and Technology Culture stressing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – so-called “STEM” subjects - in K-12. “Everyone...
October 1st 2013 at 10:00 AM
BCIC Announces New President & CEO
by Techvibes Newsdesk, Oct 1, 2013 The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) announced today the appointment of Greg Caws as the organization's new President and CEO. Caws replaces John Jacobson who took on the position in August of 2012 but was appointed Deputy Minister of...
September 25th 2013 at 11:00 AM
Young Professionals Sponsor Career Skill, Technology Conference
By The Comox Valley Echo    Looking for new opportunities to grow your career and wealth in the Comox Valley? Futureproof 2013 is an all-day career skill and technology conference with the theme 'Future proof your career'. It is hosted by the Young Professionals Comox Valley (YPCV)...
September 24th 2013 at 07:00 AM
NEDC will spend $18K on technology sector study
Area worth for 'hundreds of millions' to city By Robert Barron - Nanaimo Daily News The Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation is compiling a detailed economic impact study relating to the technology sector for the local region. The approximately $18,000-impact study is the latest in a series...
September 19th 2013 at 10:00 AM
Creative connection: co-working spaces hives of activity
By Tamara Cunningham - Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo entrepreneur Shayd Johnson planned to expand his graphic design business into Vancouver, but the last thing he wanted was to work solo in a high-priced office. So he turned to co-working spaces. “I am drawn to them,” said Johnson, owner...