By: Patrick Blennerhassett Via: Business in Vancouver In 2013, a report from research firm MarketsandMarkets pegged the B.C. biotechnology and life sciences industry as an emerging sector. Growth of the cancer-profiling market over the next five years was estimated at 133%, and LifeSciences BC president and chief executive officer Paul Drohan stated in the association’s … Continued

In Partnership with Volta Labs, Wavefront Provides Unprecedented Access to Critical Mobile Testing Resources Halifax, NS – June 22, 2015 Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, in partnership with Volta Labs, announces the launch of the first mobile device library in the province of Nova Scotia. The Wavefront Device Library offers the … Continued

By: Techvibes NewsDesk Via: Techvibes Control, a management and analytics platform for online payments, has closed an oversubscribed seed round of $1.5 million. The seed round included investment from Vanedge Capital and Business Development Bank of Canada. “Control and Kathryn have been on our radar for some time now,” said Amy Rae, principal of Vanedge … Continued

By: Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director Via: Wearable Tech World   Walking along the street or around the office or mingling at social events, you’re starting to see more and more of them: wearables. They come in various sizes, shapes, colors, functionalities and, of course, price points. But, as a category, they are growing. Frankly, … Continued

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Angelia Darnbrough, Marketing Strategist Pivot Point Marketing angelia@pivotpointmarketing.com 604-728-1303   Vancouver, BC, Canada – May 28, 2015 – The launch of Winc has changed the face of Canada’s mobile technology marketplace. A unique combination of global reach, strong industry relationships, unsurpassed testing facilities and profound functional expertise makes Winc the … Continued

Wavefront Summits Mobilizes Canadian Enterprise for Commercial Success Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), announced the initial outcomes of the Wavefront Summits, Canada’s premier wireless technology and business conference, hosted on May 5-6, 2015.  This must attend industry event attracted more than 380 entrepreneurs, SMEs, multinationals, investors, and other members … Continued

  By: BCIC Original Post: http://bcic.ca/media-releases/2015/province-supports-job-training-in-the-technology-sector Victoria, BC – May 25, 2015 The Government of B.C. is providing $6 million, through the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), to support the growth and success of the province’s vibrant technology sector while furthering the momentum of the BC Jobs Plan. This funding provides students the opportunity to build … Continued

By: Nora Lewis Via: Creating Genius Magazine   Mobile health, loosely defined as the practice of medicine and public health, supported by mobile devices is projected to be a 26 billion dollar industry by 2017. The current landscape is full of inspiring examples of how technology is changing the most fundamental aspects of how we … Continued