Carolyn Kvajic – Salt Spring Island & Victoria – Retail Products ~DER3 Program: Businesses Benefit from Getting Digital on Vancouver Island ~ Find out how Innovation Island, as the region’s technology accelerator, with decades of experience in the tech sector on Vancouver Island, and a deep understanding of tech, innovation and digital ecosystems, embraced the…

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Kudos to @Wendy Dupley and her host teams @City of Maple Ridge for an awesome 2021 ICF Smart21 Conference and @Robert Bell for such excellent moderation with the “Building an Innovation Ecosystem” session. It was an honour to present alongside Jiunn Shiow Lin from Taiwan and @Toomas Türk from Estonia. I’m not sure if the…

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Kelly Corbett – Nanoose Bay, BC – Artist ~DER3 Program: Businesses Benefit from Getting Digital on Vancouver Island ~ Find out how Innovation Island, as the region’s technology accelerator, with decades of experience in the tech sector on Vancouver Island, and a deep understanding of tech, innovation and digital ecosystems, embraced the call to help…

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Hella Phat Vegan – Duncan, BC – Food Services/Production ~DER3 Program: Businesses Benefit from Getting Digital on Vancouver Island ~ Find out how Innovation Island, as the region’s technology accelerator, with decades of experience in the tech sector on Vancouver Island, and a deep understanding of tech, innovation and digital ecosystems, embraced the call to…

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Little Mountain Soap Company – Parksville, BC – Retail Products ~DER3 Program: Businesses Benefit from Getting Digital on Vancouver Island ~ Innovation Island, as the region’s technology accelerator, with decades of experience in the tech sector on Vancouver Island, and a deep understanding of tech and digital ecosystems, we embraced the call to help the…

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God’s Pocket Resort – Port Hardy, BC – Eco Tourism ~DER3 Program: Businesses Benefit from Getting Digital on Vancouver Island ~ Find out how Innovation Island, as the region’s technology accelerator, with decades of experience in the tech sector on Vancouver Island, and a deep understanding of tech, innovation and digital ecosystems, embraced the call…

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In partnership with Innovate BC and support from Western Economic Diversification Canada, we have some NEW, specific support for innovators and tech-leaning companies called The Tech Resiliency Program (TRP). TRP is a no-cost, no-obligation initiative for established companies that want to level up their business. Or, for any business that is developing tech or “innovation-based”…

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– SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL BUSINESSES – THE DIGITAL ECONOMY RESTART, RECOVER, REIMAGINE PROGRAM (DER3) “Helping small/medium businesses enter or expand into the Digital Economy”   NANAIMO, July 30, 2020 DER3 Program Overview In April 2020, in partnership with Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET), Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA) launched the Digital Economy Restart, Recover, Reimagine Program…

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INTRODUCING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY RAPID RESPONSE RECOVERY PROGRAM (DER3) “Helping connect Small and Medium Businesses who want to enter or expand into the “Digital Economy”  now and post – COVID19” DER3 PROGRAM OVERVIEW In partnership with Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET), Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA) is honoured to launch the Digital Economy Rapid Response…

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Dear Friends, Clients and Associates, I hope you and your loved ones are all well in this time of uncertainty with respect to COVID-19. I recognize that we are all being bombarded with news & information, but I feel compelled to provide a few reflections on what I’m seeing from my vantage point given the…

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