IB Event at SFU June 29

“The Front and Back-End of Innovation”

June 29, 2016 SFU Surrey Over 200 people attended the Innovation Boulevard event ‘The Front and Back-End of Innovation: Competing on the International Stage.’ A key message from the health and industry leaders at the event was that for BC’s health technology sector to thrive, support must extend through the health system where evidence of…


New Partnership with France’s SATT Grand Centre

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizes a relationship between Canadian researchers and Societe d’Acceleration du Transfer de Technologies (SATT) Grand Centre, which serves as a key interface between its network of researchers and companies to promote innovation in four French regions. Read the SFU news release.

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BIV Article – Surrey Luring Vancouver High-Tech Firms

Homeowners aren’t the only people Surrey is pulling away from Vancouver right now. The city is also enticing some of the world’s brightest minds to its Innovation Boulevard while also luring new companies with relatively inexpensive commercial real estate costs. Vinder Jaggi, who has worked for IBM and NASA during his 36-year career in the…

BIV MetaOptima June 2015

MetaOptima in Business in Vancouver

A perfect example of the companies now starting to emerge from BC’s established biotechnology and life sciences industry is MetaOptima, which has developed and is marketing the MoleScope, a small device that attaches to a smartphone which can help patients and physicians track potentially cancerous moles. While it is not a diagnostic or therapeutic device,…

New network to advance research into technology, aging

New network to advance research into technology, aging

January 2015 (Vancouver Sun) – Smart wheelchairs, innovative monitoring devices on the way Intelligent wheelchairs, improved health monitoring and easier Internet access are some of the research projects that stand to benefit from a new initiative. Aging Gracefully across Environments using technology to support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life (AGE-WELL) will unite researchers and scientists…

Surrey named one of the world’s most intelligent communities

Surrey named one of the world’s most intelligent communities

January 2015 (Global News) – Surrey named one of the world’s most intelligent communities The city of Surrey has been placed on its fair share of lists over the years – but this is one local politicians will be happy to publicize. The Intelligent Community Forum has named Surrey as one of the top seven…


Boosting Health Care with Technology

Boosting Health Care with Technology October 2014 (Vancouver Sun) – Innovation Boulevard is bringing together health-related business, government and the medical community. Innovation Boulevard: Surrey-based program brings together worlds of medicine, business Canada is growing as an innovative nation, driving to be a strong leader in creating tangible benefits from science and technology. In health care,…


Surrey city entrepreneurs going global

Surrey City Entrepreneurs Going Global July 2014 (BIV) – FINCAD, Conquer Mobile and Emergo discuss their decision to locate in Surrey. “Someone once said to me, ‘You know, being in Surrey isn’t a very fashionable part of the Lower Mainland,’” Fincad CEO Bob Park said from his office in Whalley’s Central City Tower, where the financial analytics…