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Category: NBIF News
Defining and Designing the Future of 3D Printing with Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi
Most of us have probably heard of 3D printing. Some of us likely even know that it involves researchers and technicians using computer systems to turn digital models or computer-aided design (CAD) files into tangible objects that we can hold in our hands. For the first few decades of 3D...
New Brunswick Center for Precision Medicine to Open in 2019
Science is a collaborative field. For every idea that is dreamed up by one mind, there are ten that come to life when people with different research projects, paradigms and backgrounds interact with one another. Incubators and labs that are housed in research centers can be crucial sources of...
Dr. Jesse Popp on Blending Western and Indigenous Knowledge Traditions in Ecology
One of the core pieces of the NBIF mission is supporting innovative research being done by researchers around New Brunswick. These research projects show us the potential of new and exciting technologies; allow us to imagine new uses for existing procedures and materials; inspire commercial...
Canum Nanomaterials Wins $335,000 Grand Prize at Breakthru
After almost half a year of fantastic companies battling it out for prizes and glory, NBIF has crowned the next Breakthru champion! The competition came to a triumphant end on Thursday evening at the Fredericton Convention Centre, with Canum Nanomaterials taking the top prize and RIDDL finishing...
Canum Nanomaterials Wins NBIF’s Breakthru $335,000 Grand Prize
FREDERICTON, NB— The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s Breakthru competition came to a triumphant end on Thursday at the Fredericton Convention Centre with Canum Nanomaterials taking the top prize and RIDDL finishing in second place. The competition’s grand prize is valued at $335,500 in...
NBIF Selects Breakthru Competition Finalists, Narrows Field to Five Teams
Time for another update on Breakthru! After several months of friendly but intense competition, the NBIF is pleased to announce the five teams that have been selected as finalists in its 2018-2019 Breakthru entrepreneurship competition.
NBIF Funding Helps Propel NB Research Team into Space
Move over satellites as big as buses that cost hundreds of millions of dollars to construct – there’s a new player in the game. And it’s just a little bigger than a carton of milk. Cube satellites, or CubeSats, are miniature satellites that are cheaper, smaller, smarter and faster to build...
Get to know the NBIF team- Meet Raymond Fitzpatrick
Ever heard the saying ‘it takes one to know one’? Although most of us have probably heard our grandmothers muttering it under their breath, the phrase means something slightly different to Ray Fitzpatrick, the NBIF’s Director of Investments and an entrepreneur in his own right as co-owner of...
Innovacorp and NBIF announce partnership to invest $1 million in Propel companies
Innovacorp and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) are announcing their collaboration to invest one million dollars in companies who enter Phase 2 of Propel's Incite accelerator. Both organizations have earmarked $500,000 to make investments in selected companies in Propel’s...