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January 24th 2013 at 03:46 PM
BCIC Welcomes Innovation Island Technology Association to the BCIC Acceleration Network
BCIC Welcomes Innovation Island Technology Association to the BCIC Acceleration Network Partnership brings the Venture Acceleration Program to innovators in  Mid and Northern Vancouver Island January 23, 2013  Nanaimo, British Columbia – BCIC is pleased to welcome the Innovation...
January 21st 2013 at 04:05 PM
Dragon's Den-like B.C. tech contest taps local talent
Firm's desalination process making a splash   By Sam Cooper, The Province January 17, 2013 A unique contest for tech startups in B.C. is getting credit for fostering innovation and catalyzing some major success stories. The BCIC New Ventures Competition runs annually from April to...
January 16th 2013 at 10:41 AM
Nanaimo schools will be equipped for technology
Robert Barron, Daily News Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 All the schools in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district should be equipped to allow access to wireless technology by the end the 2013-14 school year. A report prepared by IBM Consultants that was tabled in July recommended that...
January 14th 2013 at 03:33 PM
10 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2013
Four Canadian tech CEOs pick the most promising firms for the coming year By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:45 PM ET  A 'phenomenal' year for Canada's young tech companies Who will be Canada's next tech darling? The year ahead looks promising for Canada's tech start-ups,...
December 20th 2012 at 04:08 PM
Comox Valley Technology Tempts Powell River's Leaders
By Alex Rawnsley Powell River The Comox Valley Regional District's mapping technology is set to be contracted out to the RD in Powell River. "This is just a classic case of another regional district putting a system together, which we like," said Powell River Regional Board Chair, Colin Palmer....
December 20th 2012 at 02:33 PM
3 reasons why Canadian startups should stay put
December 15, 2012 10:22 AM  Derek Ting If you’re a software startup, people assume you want to be in Silicon Valley, to be immersed in the hub of high tech; surrounded by other like-minded entrepreneurial spirits; and delighted by the normally mild California weather and scenic Pacific...
December 17th 2012 at 10:57 AM
Nanaimo school wins Gangnam Style parody contest
A group of students from Dover Bay Secondary School have horse-danced their way to victory in a classroom makeover contest. Earlier this week, a video of students and staff produced for the annual Flip Your Classroom contest won the grand prize of $30,000 worth of educational software and hardware....
December 10th 2012 at 11:17 AM
Community Beat: Former VIU students honoured with prestigious business award
Specialized smartphone software helps BonAppie capture MISTIC accolades Spencer Anderson, The Daily News Published: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 A new high-tech addition to the Old City Quarter has picked up a major Vancouver Island business award. BonAppie emerged triumphant at the Mid-Island...
December 3rd 2012 at 12:56 PM
BCIC-Mitacs Commercialization Voucher Program
VICTORIA – B.C. businesses will get their products to market more quickly, thanks to an innovative pilot program that will place graduate students from B.C.’s post secondary research institutions with established companies for job experience. The BCIC-Mitacs Commercialization Voucher Program,...
October 10th 2012 at 05:00 PM
Finalists Announced for 7th Annual MISTIC Awards
18 Regional Innovators Announced as Finalists for the 7th Annual MISTIC Innovation Awards  Winners Will Be Announced at Homage to Retro Technology Event on Nov 2nd     Nanaimo, BC October 9, 2012 – The 18 finalists for the 7th annual MISTIC (Mid-Island Science Technology &...