Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey was at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) today, World Intellectual Property Day, to announce an investment of $500,000 for the Innovate@UNB pilot project led by the Office of Research Services (ORS). MP DeCourcey made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development… Read More »

Fredericton-based start-up Smart Skin Technologies has raised another $3.9 million in venture capital funding after the release of their innovative Quantifeel DRONE technology. The University of New Brunswick (UNB) spinoff company made waves in the start-up world last year after it introduced its Quantifeel technology to golfers as a technology that tests the pressure points… Read More »

NB Exporter U to provide strategies for expanding foreign markets A new province-wide initiative was launched at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton today. “NB Exporter U” brings together academia, government and business for a common goal – expanding markets abroad for New Brunswick businesses and their products. Academic teams from UNB and l’Universite… Read More »

The Government of Canada recently announced that three research projects at the University of New Brunswick will be awarded a total of $5.9 million. The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) will assist the university to carry out three projects: develop hardware, software and MRI measurement tools to help detect and extract… Read More »

UNB-born business, Smart Skin Technologies of Fredericton has been working with a major golf club manufacturer to help launch Quantifeel – a new product that tests the pressure points on a golfer’s grip throughout the swing. Founder and CEO Kumaran Thillainadarajah said in an interview with that they hope the deal will be finalized… Read More »

Rodney Weston, MP for Saint John, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, announced funding from the Government of Canada to help support the purchase of specialized occupational medicine equipment by the new Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) biomedical research laboratory, on the… Read More »