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Mid-Year Review: Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016, So Far

Opportunities NB (ONB) is thrilled to have had the privilege of sharing a host of New Brunswick success stories with you over the past six months, and you can be sure there are more to come.

Now that 2016 has reached its mid-point we thought it would be a good idea to look back at some of our most viewed blog posts of the year.

Below are our 10 most popular posts of 2016, so far.

1. Comedian James Mullinger on Why Anything is Possible in New Brunswick

UK comic James Mullinger joined us in March to discuss his (then upcoming) huge show at Saint John’s Harbour Station. Mullinger believes anything is possible in the province of New Brunswick, and we agree.

2. How FFG Canada is Leveraging New Brunswick’s Skilled Workforce for Success

During our look at New Brunswick’s defence sector, one piece proved highly popular. Blaine Kyle of FFG Canada spoke to ONB about the work being done in Bathurst on the Wisent 2 Armoured Engineering Vehicle.

3. Calling All New Brunswick Expats: Introducing ONB Connects

In March we introduced ONB Connects. This post helped launch that initiative and details everything involved with becoming one of our connectors.

4. New Brunswick Companies Recognized for Outstanding Export Performance 

New Brunswickers love to celebrate our success stories, and earlier this month we did just that. This post recaps this year’s New Brunswick Export Awards and the five outstanding companies that took home this year’s trophies.

5. Meet the Startup Looking to Make Its Mark in Biotechnology 

In February we introduced you to Mycodev Group, a New Brunswick-based biotechnology startup focused on bringing to market a versatile pharmaceutical ingredient called chitosan. CTO David Brown stopped by to give us the full story.

6. What you Need to Know About the World Leader in Biomedical Engineering 

Dr. Kevin Englehart leads the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Englehart gave us the scoop on the cutting edge research being done at the institute.

7. IBM: Securing the Future in New Brunswick

March saw IBM announce that it was expanding its New Brunswick footprint by growing its IBM Security Division and IT Services Centre. Leading up to this exciting news, ONB sat down with IBM Canada President Dino Trevisani to talk trends, issues, and why New Brunswick is an important part of their plans.

8. New Brunswick: Leading the Smart Grid Initiative 

Our first white paper looks at the New Brunswick Smart Grid Initiative, a collaboration between ONB and a host of partners from both the private and public sectors as well as from academia.

9. Why a Global Manufacturing Leader Invested in New Brunswick

In February we looked at Ardagh Group and its operations in the Village of Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick.

10. How New Brunswick is Bringing Innovation to the Metal Industry

As part of two-post look at CCNB in Bathurst, ONB spoke with Alain Doucet, Chief of Operations at the Metal Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre.

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