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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.

  • Member Profile: Hart Devitt, University of New Brunswick

    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.

  • Member Profile: Jolene MacEachern, Dalhousie Agriculture Campus

    I grew up in Cape Breton involved in agricultural business, started by my immigrant grandparents, so business is in my blood. I am passionate about economic development living in rural communities and seeing how important it is to cooperate and collaborate with all members in the ecosystem. .  I have built a career around the industry of agriculture and the key role it plays in the regional economy.

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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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  • 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 - For Social Innovation

    Defining social innovation via TRL levels is not easy and requires an open mind and continued conversation to ensure that this important aspect of innovation and knowhow is given its due appreciation and funding. Follow us along in this Bridging the Gap story to see Springboard’s example of the first Springboard funded social innovation developed at St. Thomas University.

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