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  • How Université de Moncton Research Supports New Brunswick’s Cannabis Sector

    In 2016, New Brunswick’s Economic Growth Plan identified cannabis as one of several opportunities to pursue for economic growth. Opportunities NB (ONB) has made cannabis a priority sector, actively aligning our efforts to ensure the economic and regulatory portions of the industry connect. ONB works with New Brunswick’s world-class academic institutions to ensure they are involved

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  • Atlanta’s Pronto Establishes Canadian R&D Facility in New Brunswick

    The team at Atlanta-based Pronto has developed an innovative technology platform allowing them to offer on-demand home repair, with a focus on small jobs around the house. CEO and Co-Founder Erik Stadler says the company hand-picks and vets all ‘Pronto Pros’ to ensure the highest quality work. The company’s professionals specialize in carpentry, plumbing, handyman (e.g. drywall

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  • New Brunswick’s Cybersecurity Ecosystem Grows Again with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories


    Cybersecurity is one of the most significant societal and economic issues of our time. Canada’s economy is absolutely dependent upon a safe and resilient internet. Every day, Canadian citizens leverage critical infrastructure assets, such as electricity to run their businesses, homes and families. Today, New Brunswick’s ecosystem just expanded with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announcing a

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  • University of New Brunswick Launches Cannabis Health Research Chair

    New Brunswick recognizes cannabis as an economic growth opportunity due to the significant increase in demand and legalization in several non-Canadian jurisdictions over the past few years. With the medical cannabis industry projected to grow exponentially into the future, and soon-to-be legalized recreational use across Canada approaching, New Brunswick is already capitalizing on these areas

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  • What You Need to Know About the World Leader in Biomedical Engineering

    [Update: May 12 – UNB’s Biomedical Institute of Biomedical Engineering captured this year’s Innovation Champion KIRA Award. This post originally appeared in 2016, it is being republished as part of New Brunswick Innovation Week.] Conversations about cutting-edge research and development and the province of New Brunswick are certainly not mutually exclusive, quite the contrary. Visit the

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  • Meet the Startup Looking to Make Its Mark in Biotechnology

    [Update: May 10th – On top of Mycodev’s 2016 KIRA Award for Innovative New Product, David Brown is among 2017’s recipients of the Governor General Innovation Awards. This post originally appeared in early 2016, it is being republished as part of New Brunswick Innovation Week] Mycodev Group is a biotechnology company focused on bringing to market

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  • Health Research Chair on Cannabis Established in New Brunswick

    Job creation and economic growth are important priorities for the Government of New Brunswick. Cannabis has been identified as one of the key opportunities to pursue by the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan, as legalization and control of cannabis will significantly expand the industry across Canada. Today, New Brunswick makes another commitment towards leading in

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  • Introducing New Brunswick’s Bio-Based Technology Leaders

    On June 7, 2017, BioNB is offering a unique opportunity to tour several industrial sites around this province. If you have ever wondered about the link between our renewable natural resources and innovative technology opportunities, walking through these facilities and meeting the experts involved is a great introduction. These technology tours are part of the Atlantic Biorefinery

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  • Canada’s Medical Cannabis Producers Look to This New Brunswick Research Lab

    New Brunswick’s Research and Productivity Council (RPC) is a research and technology organization whose core mission is to leverage science and technology to the benefit of industry. RPC support falls into two categories: analytical services and market-led research driven by industry needs. The organization has been working with the hemp industry since the late 1990s and

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