BCIT MAKE+ team helped develop a FISA (World Rowing Federation) electronic starting system for the Burnaby Lake Rowing Club which was put to the test at the National Rowing Championships held at Burnaby Lake on November 8 – 11, 2018. The project started in 2016 when Ian Gordon, from the Burnaby Rowing Club approached MAKE+ […]
Discovery Parks runs a tech startup competition for The Generator. The Generator is 5,000 sq ft of incubator office space available to high tech startup companies on a competitive basis. An initiative developed between Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver in 2011, early-stage technology companies apply to win 12 months of free work space. […]
Western Economic Diversification Canada is pleased to share that the Government of Canada launched the Women Entrepreneurship Fund, a new program under the Budget 2018 Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES). This Fund along with the WES Ecosystem Fund is part of a comprehensive, whole-of-government plan to help women grow their businesses through access to financing, networks […]
Newly published research from UBC’s Okanagan campus has determined that many strains of cannabis have virtually identical levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), despite their unique street names. “It is estimated that there are several hundred or perhaps thousands of strains of cannabis currently being cultivated,” says Professor Susan Murch, who teaches chemistry at […]
2018 Student Innovation Challenge winner Saboor Meherzad is featured in the September 2018 Link Magazine, telling of the journey from idea to product launch of Divine Natural Bars, a natural foods brand inspired by his Afghanistan roots.