Atlantic Canada’s commercialization and industry liaison network


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  • Bridging the Innovation Gap: Reflecting on UNB’s Innovation Map

    It’s no secret that innovation is a key factor in economic growth, especially in a province like New Brunswick, which has already demonstrated the value of bringing innovation into sectors like smart-grid and cybersecurity.

    But understanding who drives the research and development (R&D) efforts of the province was not entirely known - until now.

  • Member Profile: Shawn MacDougall, Holland College

    The Springboard Atlantic network is comprised of nearly 40 professionals across Atlantic Canada working within our universities and colleges to facilitate the commercialization of research and ideas within its relevant industry. Read our short Q&A’s with our members highlighting the individuals that make up our amazing network.

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  • Springboard receives $9.6M from ACOA

    Last week was an exciting one for the Springboard network. We had our AGM, Board meeting, and made a very important announcement.

    The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is continuing its support for Springboard Atlantic by investing $9.6 million, giving our organization another three-year runway.

  • Bridging the Gap – Flipping the Oyster Industry

    Continuing our exploration of how Springboard is bridging the gap between first prototype and market entry, we are looking at the University of Prince Edward Island where a very entrepreneurial student engineering team with the support from Synapse founded Island AquaTech and are #springboarding their technology flipping oyster cages.

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