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Innovators: Feature Stories
CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL GROWTH STRONG IN 2013
by wade on May 29, 2014
Canadian vgenture capital (vc) investment increased significantly in 2013.Total VC investment into Canadian companies in 2013 was at the highest level since 2007, with almost $2 billion invested (Figure 1 above). This represents a 30 percent increase in investment compared to investment levels in 2012 (Table 1 see pdf file attached). Read more.
FOLLOW UNDERWATER E/V NAUTILUS MAPPING EXPEDITION LIVE
by wade on June 28, 2013
25/06/2013: From now until the end of November 2013, Exploration Vessel Nautilus will be exploring the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. And You can be there through live streaming video 24/7. The rotating exploration corps aboard EV Nautilus will be mapping the geological, biological, archaeological and chemical aspects of these regions to depths of approximately 2,000 metres. Discoveries made during the expedition will be shared live on the web via telepresence technology, bringing the unexplored ocean directly to the screens of visitors to the mission's website. Read more.
ICE-STEEL IMPACT IN ARCTIC OPERATIONS
by wade on June 13, 2013
Increased interest in oil and gas exploration, and shipping in the arctic has highlighted the need to better understand impact forces between ice and steel structures, and to improve the tools that are used to design ships and offshore structures for year-round Arctic operations.
CFP FOR CANADA-ISRAEL ENERGY S&T FUND
by wade on May 3, 2013
The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) is pleased to announce the first Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Canada-Israel Energy S&T Fund (CIEST Fund).
The CIEST Fund invites Canadian and Israeli companies and academic researchers to cooperate on the research, development and commercialization of innovative energy technologies and processes.