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May 26, 2015

The Cat(tail)’s Meow

A recent TRTech project conducted in collaboration with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD – has developed software to simulate and optimize a biofuel harvest.

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Windmills on a desert

May 13, 2015

Verizon Powerful Answers Award 2015

Verizon is now accepting ideas for its 2015 Powerful Answers Award program. Now in its third year Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award offers innovators, developers and entrepreneurs a total of $6M in cash prizes, plus the opportunity for winners to participate in an Accelerator program designed to help develop their ideas

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March 12, 2015

14th Annual RE$EARCH MONEY Conference

The 14th annual RE$EARCH MONEY conference focuses on creating an interactive experience that leads to real connections and real change. This year we will examine Canada’s innovation agenda through the lens of the natural resource sectors.

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Busy highway

March 09, 2015

CDMN Soft Landing program announces latest cohort

Twenty-nine companies have been selected for the latest cohort of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Soft Landing program. Given the abundance of high-quality applications it received for the spring cohort, the Soft Landing program team decided to support as many applicants as possible.

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February 19, 2015

Cross-country hub tour shows CDMN in action

We’ve set a goal to visit every CDMN member hub before Canada Day. Last week we visited three provinces and four hubs in three days – though we did manage to make it through Atlantic Canada in the small reprieve between snowstorms.

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How tech is changing the game for Canada’s energy sector

February 02, 2015

I Think Security finds success in Hong Kong

I Think Security received funding help from the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Soft Landing program. Program statistics show 43 percent of the 146 foreign landings by Canadian companies (since 2013) have been in New York City or San Francisco. By contrast, a mere one percent have gone to Hong Kong.

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January 21, 2015

Soft Landing program applications open Feb. 2

Canadian companies can enter new markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, with access to regional support and resources. The CDMN Soft Landing program is accepting applications from qualified Canadian companies.

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January 19, 2015

Canadian Digital Media Network Passport program to offer companies coast to coast workspace

Connect with business growth opportunities across Canada. The CDMN Passport program offers physical working space in 8 provinces to hub clients. As members of the CDMN hub network, companies will be able to land at any of the 23 participating hubs. Co-working space is provided free of charge.

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