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Beef Day @Dal

Save-the-date Dalhousie Agriculture and the Maritime Beef Council will host the first “Beef Day @ Dal” on November 25, 2023, in Truro, Nova Scotia.  The event will bring together researchers, industry, and government to discuss current research activities within the beef sector, view current research equipment (carcass ultrasound demonstration), and hear about national research initiatives.   Location TBC

ERINL’s Digital Offshore ’23

St. John’s Convention Centre St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

"Digitalization offers significant opportunities and benefits for the offshore energy industry to improve efficiency and reduce costs, enable development, enhance safety, and reduce emissions. Energy Research and Innovation NL and the techNL Digital Oil and Gas Program are hosting Digital Offshore ’23, a conference about industry trends and insights on opportunities and challenges presented by the digital transformation of Newfoundland […]

Smart Digital Ports of the Future

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The first edition of Smart Digital Ports North America 2023 will be hosted on 5th & 6th December 2023 in Halifax, Canada! The two-day conference will mark the first Port Technology International event in Canada, partnered with Halifax Port Authority. Smart Digital Ports has been hosted in Europe for seven years and has become the leading hub for all things […]

AI and Beyond: Canadian Software and Data Licensing Workshop (AUTM Webinar)


"Artificial intelligence (AI) and other data-driven technologies are moving quickly. Intellectual property (IP), the regulatory environment and dealmakers are all playing catch-up to develop best practices amid a rush toward the marketplace. This workshop will address everything that Canadian technology transfer offices need to know about data, evaluating data-driven technology and commercialization. The focus will be on Canada, taking international […]

Staying off Santa’s Naughty List – How to Collaborate and Protect your IP

Volta 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

"Life Sciences Nova Scotia in partnership with Springboard Atlantic Inc. invites you to an IP holiday warm-up with Ring Rescue & Bereskin & Parr IP Law.  Noel Courage partner Bereskin & Parr LLP, one of Canada’s leading intellectually property law firms.  Noel will talk about best practices, and maybe a few worst ones, for protecting IP in your R&D and business collaborations. Then hear from Life […]

Intellectual Property 101: Lunch & Learn

Volta 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Hosted by Volta and Springboard, this virtual and in-person session focuses on IP for startups. We’ll talk about the various forms of IP, the pros and cons of each, and tips on how to develop an IP strategy. As an extra perk, speakers will be available after the session for one-on-one advice. Speakers:  Kushal Shah is a patent agent in […]

IP for Life Sciences Start-ups

Hybrid event

"In the life sciences industry, IP is everything." Join Springboard, Life Sciences Nova Scotia, Bounce Health Innovation, Emergence, and NS Health Innovation Hub for an in-depth look at IP for life sciences start-ups with IP expert, Dr. Chris Barden, CEO of US/Canadian pharma company Treventis Corp. and a registered U.S. Patent Agent. Dr. Barden will share “lessons learned” navigating the regulatory system […]

BMO Apex Startup Challenge at UNB

Wu Conference Centre University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

"The BMO Apex Startup Challenge invites students and entrepreneurs from across Canada to compete at the largest competition of its kind in Atlantic Canada. The Apex experience extends beyond the competitive events, where competitors will be engaged in training workshops, networking opportunities with judges, potential investors and future employers.  There is a Student track and a New Venture track The […]

IP Strategy: An Essential Step Toward Commercialization

Hybrid event

This virtual event for Canadian founders is being organized by Natural Products Canada, with Springboard and Bereskin Parr as partners. "On the path to commercialization, many stakeholders ask about your company's intellectual property (IP) strategy – investors, strategic partners, and even funding organizations. But the IP strategy for natural products and processes can be particularly tricky to navigate." In this […]