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NVBC Competitor Eagle Energy Featured on HuffPo

May 25th, 2015 by Lucas van Lierop

Eagle Energy Vapor – a competitor in this year’s BCIC – New Ventures Competition – has made another media appearance, being featured this week on BC’s Huffington Post page. The company, which is currently in Round 2.5 of the competition, has developed an no-nicotine/no-sugar energy supplement, delivered through vapor, similar to an e-cigarette.

Check out their writeup in the Huffington Post here.

2015 Round 2.5 and Round 3 Companies Announced

May 25th, 2015 by Lucas van Lierop

Over the past three weeks a panel of 54 jury members have been reviewing applications submitted by 123 companies. Their scores have now been analyzed by Octothorpe, and the results are in!

The top 15 companies will advance directly to Round 3, while the remaining 27 competitors will be paired with a mentor to prepare a presentation to be made before a jury (Round 2.5) on June 17th. Ten of these 27 will be selected to move on, making a total of 25 competitors in Round 3.  Read more

Getting More with Less from the Grid: Innovations in Energy Demand Management

May 17th, 2015 by Lucas van Lierop

GTEx Forum in Vancouver May 27 on demand-side energy efficiency


Time/Date: May 27th, 2015 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: 515 West Hastings Street, Room 1400 SFU Harbour Centre Vancouver

Recent statistics show that an average Canadian resident uses over 300 gigajoules of energy each year, equivalent to more than 50 barrels of crude oil. That’s twice the amount as in Japan and many European countries with comparable standards of living. Read more

Canadian Trade Commissioner Service CTAs – Boston: Call for Applications

May 17th, 2015 by Lucas van Lierop


CTA @ Boston
DEADLINE:  Thursday, June 11, 2015
Click here to Apply to CTA@Boston

Fall/Winter 2015  (September-December) and Winter/Spring 2016 (January-April)

The Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston (CTA @ Boston) is a 4-month immersion program that connects your business to the unique resources and contacts in New England to help accelerate your growth. The benefits of participating in the CTA and the resources in Greater Boston are highlighted below. Read more