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Gail Lethbridge joins Springboard

Daryl Genge, President and CEO of Springboard Atlantic, is pleased to announce that Gail Lethbridge has joined Springboard as Senior Communications Strategist. Gail is an exited (2018) ocean tech entrepreneur who co-founded Welaptega Marine, commercialized subsea inspection safety technologies, exported products and services to oil and gas clients operating all over the world. She is most proud of the work […]

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Researchers at UPEI experimenting with making hydrogen from potato peels

Researchers at UPEI are experimenting with hydrogen production at using sources such as potatoes, sawdust, and UV light. See full-story from Caitlin Coombes, SaltWire, here.

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Atlantic IP Advantage IP Counsellor nominated for Award

Springboard is excited to see Shelley Hessian, Regional IP Counsellor for Nova Scotia,  nominated for a Volta Ecosystem Impact Award, celebrating organizations, individuals, & startups that have made significant contributions in the Atlantic region’s tech & innovation community!  Congratulations, Shelley!  

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Springboard a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement du programme Avantage PI Atlantique

  Springboard a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement du programme Avantage PI Atlantique. Ce programme aidera les entreprises en démarrage du Canada atlantique à élaborer et à mettre en œuvre une solide stratégie de PI, ainsi qu’à sensibiliser les gens à la PI dans la région. Les entreprises en démarrage peuvent demander jusqu’à 50 000 $ pour l’élaboration d’une stratégie de PI […]

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Springboard Atlantic launches Intellectual Property program

Springboard Atlantic, the network of Atlantic Canadian universities and colleges that connects industry with researchers to encourage commercialization of research, is pleased to announce the launch of a new program to help start-ups protect their ideas and innovations with intellectual property (IP). Springboard’s Atlantic IP Advantage will assist start-ups in Atlantic Canada develop a robust IP strategy and implement it, […]

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We’re hiring!

Springboard is hiring! Come and be part of a dynamic Atlantic Canadian team focused on growing our innovation economy by connecting our world-class researchers and entrepreneurs. Apply through Career Beacon at: https://bit.ly/44fogmT

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Springboard Atlantic Announces New Staff for Atlantic IP Advantage Program

Springboard Atlantic has announced the hiring of three Regional IP Counsellors (IPCs) for its new Atlantic Intellectual Property (IP) Advantage Program. The counsellors – Libby Carew, Shelley Hessian and Andre Pelletier – join Director, Niraj Shukla, to deliver the Atlantic IP Advantage across the region. Details here: Atlantic IP Advantage Media Release July 8 2023    

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Springboard is hiring!

Springboard Atlantic is looking to hire 3 Regional IP Counselors across the Atlantic region who will support the Atlantic Intellectual Property Initiative. Check out the Career Beacon ad at https://bit.ly/3LRG5Bo

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Acadia & Ocean’s Pride Fisheries

The global sea cucumber market is growing, and Atlantic Canada is quickly becoming a key supplier, but little is known about this underwater creature. Marine researchers at Acadia University are informing this industry by studying sea cucumber stocks to estimate the abundance and distribution of sea cucumbers in Nova Scotia’s waters. This video shows off the collaboration between Acadia’s researchers and Ocean Pride […]

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