Mobilizing Knowledge to Support Canada’s Innovation Agenda

Academic researchers have a deep thirst for uncovering new knowledge. Sometimes that knowledge is a building block that helps improve our understandin...
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5 Myths of a Start-up

If you watch television news, read a newspaper or spend any time on Twitter, you might have run into David Shipley, CEO of Fredericton-based Beau...
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Ground-breaking Cancer Research Underway in New Brunswick

At the end of 2013, NBIF announced a five-year commitment to creating Research Chairs for academics exploring research ripe for commercialization in a...
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Filling A Key Funding Gap

As part of our continuing efforts to improve our research funding offerings, our team at NBIF undertook a review of innovation funding in New Brunswic...
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Portfolio Spotlight: TurboPlay Is Firing on all Cylinders

Video games, the ultimate interactive entertainment experience, have been around for decades and have evolved exponentially as developers push the lim...
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Applied Research Spotlight: Q&A with Mount Allison’s Dr. Justin Liefer

What if we could turn pollution in water into energy?  With support from our Equipment Fund, that’s what Dr. Liefer, an assistant professor in ...
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Building Academia and Industry Collaborations

Significant research happens in New Brunswick’s universities, colleges and institutions, but, like many other places around the world that research ...
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Negotiations- Is it winner take all?

I was watching a show last night and there was a typical scene where the Billionaire business-person was claiming that “this is a negotiation, and n...
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Gray Wolf Analytics is Taking Bitcoin Mainstream

Fredericton’s Gray Wolf Analytics makes a strong case for the link between academia, innovation, and economic prosperity. They are a start-up compan...
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Addressing the Complex Social Problems Facing New Brunswickers

Enacting systematic or large-scale change isn’t easy. With new approaches to addressing some of New Brunswick’s economic, social, and cult...
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Avrij Analytics is Playing
in the Big Leagues

Professional sports teams invest heavily in player development, especially the rookies who are the franchise future. This investment includes comprehe...
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Q&A – Exploring the Loneliness that Came with COVID-19

It’s been very clear to many that a side effect of COVID-19 is the loneliness that people have felt being physically and socially isolated from thei...
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