Save 59% now on BCBusiness Magazine for both digital and print.

Don't miss this amazing offer! 

Tech & Science

Oct 11, 2017
BCIC Ignite Awards help bring innovative technology to market by funding industry-academic partnerships
By BCBusiness

The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) keeps doing its part to power the provincial economy. Last night (October 10) at the Vancouver Club, the third BCIC Ignite Awards gave a collective $735,000 to four B.C. technology research projects. BCBusiness was a...

Oct 5, 2017
BCIC Ignite Awards will honour technology innovators
By BCBusiness

The BCIC Ignite Awards are ready for liftoff. On Tuesday, October 10, the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) will recognize academic and industry partnerships to commercialize groundbreaking technologies in natural resources and applied sciences. BCBusiness is a media sponsor of the...

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Technology
Jessica Werb

Some entrepreneurs seem to come into the world predisposed to doing business. Take Scott Phillips, president and CEO of StarFish Medical; while the closest most preteens come to setting up shop is operating the odd lemonade stand, Phillips launched his...

Sep 28, 2017
B.C.-based project uses drones to detect greenhouse gas emissions
By BCBusiness

In the fight against climate change, there's a new eye in the sky. Today (September 28) at the Union of BC Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver, Geoscience BC launches the GHGMap project, which uses optical drone-mounted laser technology to detect and analyze aerial greenhouse...

Sep 26, 2017
Nine startups shine at the BCIC-New Ventures awards
By BCBusiness

At its 17th annual awards on September 25 in Vancouver, non-profit New Ventures BC announced the winners of the BCIC–New Ventures Competition. The nine winning startups, which span the province, represent industries ranging from agricultural technology and life sciences to...

Sep 15, 2017
IROS 2017 robotics conference turns 30 in Vancouver
By BCBusiness

It’s time to welcome our robot overlords to Vancouver. Seriously, the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017) takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 24 to 28. This year’s theme for the gathering, which...

Sep 14, 2017
Two B.C. players make list of Canada's 10 most promising technology companies
By BCBusiness

British Columbia is well represented in the second instalment of a national program that helps tech companies with big potential grow their business and compete globally. The Lazaridis Scale-Up Program, run by the Lazaridis Institute at Wilfrid Laurier University in...

Sep 8, 2017
Top 100 2017: How Avigilon Corp. rose from a fledgling security camera outfit to B.C.’s fourth-largest tech company by revenue
Jacob Parry

Alexander Fernandes takes issue with the proverb that you can learn from your mistakes. “I don’t see that as wisdom,” says the 48-year-old founder and CEO of Avigilon Corp. His preferred alternative: “Don’t make the same mistake twice.” With an...

Sep 8, 2017
UBC goes to the head of the class in concussion testing
By BCBusiness

HeadCheck Health Inc., a Vancouver company started by UBC School of Kinesiology student and BCBusiness 30 Under 30 winner Harrison Brown along with UBC MBA graduate Kerry Costello, is helping the B.C. Hockey League diagnose concussions. During the season, all...

Aug 31, 2017
Okanagan joins global tech pilot project
By BCBusiness

The Okanagan's technology star keeps rising. Through September 7, it's the only Canadian region participating in a global community pilot project. Along with Accelerate Okanagan, a tech accelerator based in Kelowna, it was chosen as one of five locations from...

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
230, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy