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 New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the finalists for its 2015 Breakthru competition and all five people are affiliated with the University of New Brunswick as students, alumni or adjunct faculty. In one of the most anticipated events of the season, Samuel Jesso, Keith Brunt, Josh Ogden, Keelen Gagnon and Elaheh Biglar will compete… Read More »
Most startups are inherently risky, which is why ventures have such a hard time taking off. But what if you could look at them through the eyes of an investor, see beyond their risk and identify the real opportunities? UNB Fredericton’s faculty of business administration students are learning to do just that with a new… Read More »
Dr. Kevin Englehart, director of University of New Brunswick’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, is one of three New Brunswick researchers to be honoured at this week’s New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s R3 Gala. Dr. Englehart’s work has led to the development of hardware and software that allows people with artificial limbs to operate them with advanced… 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 »
A $20 million investment over five years to support research and innovation in New Brunswick was announced yesterday on the UNB Saint John campus by Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Danny Soucy as part of the government’s $80 million innovation strategy. Of the $20 million, $14 million will be allocated to the foundation’s Research… 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 »
A Fredericton start-up company founded by a professor and students at UNB hopes to improve ground security surveillance.