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January 17th 2018 at 11:58 AM
Rural and remote communities in coastal British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet
Rural and remote communities in coastal British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet 154 communities along the entire British Columbia Coast to get access to new or faster Internet through $45-million investment News Release | January 17, 2018 Innovation, Science and Economic Development...
January 16th 2018 at 10:49 AM
Students and tech sector to benefit from tech-programming expansion
Students and tech sector to benefit from tech-programming expansion BC Government News Release | Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training January 16, 2018 Students and the tech sector will benefit from thousands of additional tech-related spaces at public post-secondary institutions...
January 14th 2018 at 12:28 PM
Vancouver Island farmer milks tech skills to combat dairy industry scourge
Vancouver Island farmer milks tech skills to combat dairy industry scourge EIO Diagnostics tests early detection tool for costly udder infections in cows and goats CBC News - British Columbia January 6, 2018 Ten years ago, Cory Spencer made a career shift from coding to milking. He left his...
December 14th 2017 at 12:25 PM
Innovation Island ~ Year in Review
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November 24th 2017 at 03:18 PM
Tech companies collaborate with government to improve services
Tech companies collaborate with government to improve services Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology  News Release | November 24, 2017  After 16 intensive weeks collaborating on projects to improve government services for British Columbians, six B.C. tech startups are showing off...
November 22nd 2017 at 02:21 PM
New Ventures BC Impact Study Reveals Major Economic Results for Tech Sector
New Ventures BC Impact Study Reveals Major Economic Results for Tech Sector Report shows that each dollar invested in programs delivers 5X back to province. New Ventures BC | Media Release November 22, 2017 New Ventures BC (NVBC), a not-for-profit organization that runs the annual BCIC-New...
November 16th 2017 at 02:16 PM
Record-breaking employment and wages benefit BC tech workers
Record-breaking employment and wages benefit BC tech workers Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology News Release | November 16, 2017 B.C.’s technology and innovation industry is providing people with more good-paying jobs and producing higher revenue than ever before, according to the latest...
October 31st 2017 at 03:23 PM
Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative Accepting Applications
Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative Accepting Applications Fourth Intake of WINN helps western Canadian businesses build competitive innovation capabilities to seize opportunities in the global marketplace News Release | Western Economic Diversification Canada October 31, 2017 Small- and medium-sized...
October 10th 2017 at 11:15 AM
IITA's RETHINK Workshop Series in the Comox Valley
IITA'S RETHINK Workshop Series in the Comox Valley October 10, 2017 Innovation Island Blog Post Innovation Island, in partnership with the Comox Valley Economic Development Society, is bringing a series of business workshops to North Island College starting in October. The series...
September 14th 2017 at 10:53 AM
BC Startups' Ideas and Expertise to Improve Government Services
BC Startups' Ideas and Expertise to Improve Government Services News Release | September 14, 2017 BC Government | Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology The British Columbia government’s Startup in Residence (STIR) program, the first of its kind in Canada, is helping local startups do business...