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February 24th 2016 at 02:57 PM
Western Innovation Initiative - Information Sessions
Re: Western Innovation Initiative – Information Sessions - Commercialization Funding for SMEs On March 14, 2016, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) will be launching the 3rd call for proposals for the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN)  The first two intakes resulted...
February 19th 2016 at 11:16 AM
Apply to be a Top 15 Start-Up at Metabridge!
APPLY TO BE A TOP 15 START-UP AT METABRIDGE Canada's premier Start-Up event, Metabridge, brings together the top Canadian Tech entrepreneurs with VIP investors and mentors from Silicon Valley, to an exclusive lakeside retreat that enables them to make meaningful connections. Click HERE to...
February 11th 2016 at 10:15 AM
Tech community growing on Coast
Tech community growing on Coast Published by Jacob Roberts | Coast Reporter February 11, 2016 The nature of the tech industry can be somewhat isolated, especially away from large tech centres like Silicon Valley in California. Richard Hoath found this to be the case when he moved to the Sunshine...
February 3rd 2016 at 11:17 AM
Strong Showing from Island Companies at Recent BC Tech Summit


Strong Showing from Island Companies at Recent BC Tech Summit

 (Nanaimo, BC -- February 3, 2016)--A group of technology companies from Coombs, Courtenay, Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay and Port Alberni recently attracted major attention from media, investors, and attendees during the first ever...
February 1st 2016 at 03:41 PM
Post-secondary funding continues to align with in-demand occupations
Post-secondary funding continues to align with in-demand occupations VOICE Online February 1, 2016 OPERATING grants to public post-secondary education institutions continue to be aligned with education and training for in-demand occupations, with an additional $90 million targeted in 2015-16....
February 1st 2016 at 03:23 PM
Province talks cash investment in tech sector
Province talks cash investment in tech sector BC Local News posted February 1, 2016 The Government of British Columbia is investing $6 million for the next generation of talent in tech research and business to support the recently announced #BCTECH strategy. The not-for-profit organization...
January 20th 2016 at 02:01 PM
Cloudhead Games creates new virtual reality game, Call of the Starseed
Cloudhead Games creates new virtual reality game, Call of the Starseed The Vancouver Sun (VIDEO) January 20, 2016 A small gaming studio in Qualicum on Vancouver Island is making big waves with its new virtual game, one of a handful of games developed to mark the launch of HTC’s new VR headset...
January 17th 2016 at 12:58 PM
Robots to drones: BC puts focus on tech into hyperdrive with first-ever summit
Robots to drones: BC puts focus on tech into hyperdrive with first-ever summit January 17, 2016 The Canadian Press VANCOUVER - Greg Caws calls home a cattle ranch in the East Kootenay community of Wardner and says he appreciates the perspective of rural British Columbia, where relatives have...
January 15th 2016 at 01:13 PM
Inventing the World of VR Gaming on Vancouver Island
Inventing the World of VR Gaming on Vancouver Island January 15, 2016 TECHVIBES In the run up to the #BCTECH Summit, I had the chance to chat with virtual reality gaming pioneer Denny Unger, CEO of Cloudhead Games, based in Coombs, just a few kilometres from Qualicum Beach, on Vancouver Island....
January 8th 2016 at 10:05 AM
Innovation Island Announces New Partnership with Lawson Lundell LLP
Innovation Island Announces New Partnership with Lawson Lundell LLP FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2016 NANAIMO, British Columbia: Innovation Island Executive Director, Paris Gaudet, welcomes Lawson Lundell as an Innovation Island Partner. Innovation Island is a regional non-profit industry-based...