Monday BetaKit: Rockmass Tech Wins $50,000 at DMZ Women Founders Pitch Competition by Jessica Galang Tuesday CNW Group – Introducing Instacart North: Instacart Announces New Toronto Tech Hub With Plans to Hire 200 People in the Next Several Years by Instacart Thursday World Economic Forum: 7 Amazing Ways Artificial Intelligence is used in Healthcare by Alex…

There is a continued challenge within the oil and gas sector to find and produce energy to meet global energy demands, whilst facing the challenges of easy oil decline and difficult to explore resources in areas of limited accessibility. The top three drivers of research are improving operational efficiency, improving safety and reducing costs. These…

The Canadian software and gaming industries have been undergoing an evolutionary change with cloud computing, mobile computing, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and IT consumerisation; driving permanent shifts in the basic structure of the industries. These trends are forcing software and gaming vendors to substantially rethink the way they develop, price,…

Braithwaite Canada has outlined some eligible R&D activities in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries for companies to become more familiar with when determining their SR&ED projects. General Pharmaceutical-based R&D activities that may be eligible: Development of a drug formulation, or an improved formulation. Replacing an API, raw material or preservatives in a formulation. Development…

Tuesday BetaKit: Calgary hospital first in Canada to use virtual reality to treat pain by Brad Bennett Wednesday BetaKit: Kira Systems Receives $65 million CAD investment from New York’s Insight Venture Partners by Jessica Galang Thursday IT World Canada: Tech companies lead the pack in LinkedIn’s top Canadian startups of 2018 by Meagan Simpson Friday BetaKit: CIX announces its…