The provincial government, through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, has awarded 188 students with New Brunswick Graduate Scholarships. Premier Brian Gallant participated in a recognition event Friday as part of Innovation Week. “Investing in education is key for the New Brunswick economy to be innovative,” said Gallant. “Helping these students further their studies here in… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick, and partners, were recently awarded a 2015 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) Award of Excellence. The CNIE-RCIE Award of Excellence was in the category of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration for online modules developed for postsecondary education professors and instructors. The site… Read More »

To boost New Brunswick’s position as a hotbed for Canadian innovation, a new graduate and doctoral scholarship initiative was launched on October 2. Ranging between $4,000 and $21,000, the scholarships are designed to attract, train and retain the talent the province needs to feed its growing innovation-based economy. The funding is offered by the New… Read More »

TotalPave, led by brothers Coady and Drew Cameron, won the grand prize at the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Breakthru Competition on March 21, which brought them $100,000 of equity investment plus up to $60,000 in cash, and $32,000 of in-kind assistance from a number of sources. Drew is an MBA student and Coady is an… Read More »

FREDERICTON – Ever since its launch on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, the Pond-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has had a lofty ambition; modeled on a similar centre at MIT, the PDC aims to be a catalyst in advancing innovation and entrepreneurship in New Brunswick. “We do this by encouraging and facilitating collaboration between… Read More »

Collaboration between industry and the University of New Brunswick has garnered national recognition and a research grant for a local professor.  UNB Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering professor Dr. Yun Zhang has been working with PCI Geomatics since 2001. The technology they’ve developed is being used around the world by organizations such as NASA, theUnited States… Read More »

Three researchers at the University of New Brunswick received a total of $5.8 million from Round VII of the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) delivered through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). For UNB researcher Kenneth Kent, this means the creation of a new centre that will work to make computer systems faster. The demands for… Read More »