New Modules Should Bridge the Education Gap Between the Classroom and the OR News Release For Immediate Release (Denver, Colo.) February 25, 2016 —The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has added PeriopSim™, a new simulated learning module, to Periop 101 in a six-month pilot program that will evaluate whether simulation learning is effective as … Continued

BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia. The program provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research leading to commercializable projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by industry. Program Overview Focus: Proposals must involve the … Continued

As businesses focus on engaging customers and partners in different ways, they’ll rely on broader ecosystems of digital services to build disruptive new solutions. For our upcoming WaveGuide, we are excited to work with IBM to bring you a deeper look into IBM Bluemix, an open-standards, cloud platform for developing and operating applications. You’ll learn more about some of this service’s features, which allow … Continued

Western Innovation Initiative (WINN) is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada, in order to help move their new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace. The intent of WINN is to promote the development and diversification … Continued

By:  Natalie Serafini, BCIC Greater Vancouver-based Parasol Advanced Systems has developed a line of high technology products that puts a whole new spin into the world of theatrical staging and lighting. Parasol’s technology allows lighting designers to add an entirely new dimension of movement to existing theatrical presentation devices, such as projectors, LDE walls and moving head … Continued

Join us at the Foremost Destination for Leaders in the Canadian Crowdfunding Economy on March 3! The 2nd annual 2016 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2016) attracts Canadian and international thought leaders, experts and participants in the booming crowdfunding industry. CCS2016 will feature 40+ high profile keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, entrepreneurial pitches, mentor sessions and exhibitor … Continued

By:  Techvibes NewsDesk Via: TechVibes Publish Date: February 12, 2016 Vancouver’s Mobify (a Wavefront alum) has raised a $10 million round led by Munich-based Acton Capital Partners. The funds will be used to rapidly accelerate delivery of new technologies and adoption of its mobile customer engagement platform. Along with the financing, Mobify also announced that Acton’s Dr. … Continued