The convergence of smart commercial lighting and biophilic designMay 8, 2020
May 8, 2020 – As I write this, I am lucky enough to be able to somewhat offset the stresses of self-isolation of COVID-19 with a home office with windows. The ability to relax with exposure to the outside world…
BrainBox AI joins MaRS Discovery District to work on cleantech solutionNovember 18, 2019
BrainBox AI has joined the MaRS Discovery District, the largest urban innovation hub in North America. The MaRS Discovery District “helps entrepreneurs bring their products to market quickly, while also making organizations and businesses more sustainable and cost-effective.” Joining the…
Canadian firms launch first German Technology DayOctober 10, 2019
Eplan, Pilz, Rittal and Wago, all companies in the automation and advanced manufacturing space, are launching Canada’s first-ever German Technology Day.
World’s first digital infrastructure city set for Las VegasSeptember 11, 2019
Bleutech Park Las Vegas, the world’s first city of its kind featuring all net-zero buildings, is set to break ground in December 2019.
Toronto’s University Health Network labs add intelligent ventilationJuly 18, 2019
The hospital labs installed Aircuity platforms to monitor indoor air quality and inform the building’s ventilation controls to provide optimal airflow levels.
Photovoltaic windows installed at Seneca College campus in TorontoMay 9, 2019
Canada’s first transparent solar curtain wall is comprised of 18 photovoltaic glass panels covering an area of 510 sq. ft. providing 1.3 kW.
Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster kicks into actionNovember 14, 2018
Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science and economic development, has announced the signing of an agreement to invest an estimated $230 million, matched dollar for dollar by the private sector, in the Ontario-based Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster (NGen), a…
ABI IDs 19 technologies it predicts will be ‘transformative’November 14, 2018
Designed to provide clarity on where businesses need to focus their technological choice, business application relevancy, and investment priority, ABI Research has just released its second annual report: 3 Big Trends Impacting the Most Compelling Transformative Technologies: 19 1-Minute Reads.…
CompTIA estimates close to 45,000 new tech jobs created last year across CanadaOctober 17, 2018
Tech employment in Canada expanded by nearly 45,000 jobs in 2017, to an estimated 1.2 million workers, according to Cyberprovinces 2018, published this week by CompTIA, the technology industry trade association. Net tech employment accounted for approximately 8.4% of the…
Feds’ digital and data transformation roundtables get underwayAugust 8, 2018
Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science and economic development, has announced that six innovation experts have been selected to host roundtable discussions with Canadians across the country on digital and data transformation. Many were part of the Innovation Agenda…