Tag : Advanced Technologies

Essential Small Business Technology Trends in 2019

Small businesses will benefit greatly from new technologies launching in 2019. But despite the massive competitive advantages that can be accessed through new technologies, nearly 35% of small businesses state that technology is not a primary focus.
To step into the ring with bigger corporate competitors, small businesses must embrace the

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Strategic Innovation Fund: $7.2 Million for exactEarth

exactEarth is a Satellite Automatic Identification Systems (S-AIS) technology developer that collects and transmits global maritime vessel data. Since 2009, the Cambridge, Ontario-based company has been a top innovator of AIS vessel tracking systems and now captures significantly more data than any other space-based AIS system. With global customers ranging

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SD Tech Fund Awards $12M for Clean Magnesium Production Technology

Canadian companies are continuing to develop innovative products and processes to solve environmental challenges. Quebec-based Alliance Magnesium is one of these innovative companies and has recently been awarded clean technology grants for their environmentally friendly mining project. The company has created a clean magnesium technology in efforts to position itself

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What are Technology Readiness Levels (TRL)?

Businesses conducting product development and commercialization activities often refer to a nine-point Technical Readiness Level (TRL) scale. This scale helps categorize development stages which is helpful to define project scope, progress, timelines, and resource requirements.
The TRL scale is a critical project management tool that helps businesses keep track of activities

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Strategic Innovation Fund: $50M for Steel and Aluminium Industry

The government of Canada has recently awarded Hamilton steel and aluminum producer ArcelorMittal Dofasco with Canadian government funding. Financial support from the government will help the company retain over 6,000 jobs, modernize its facilities to enhance productivity and reduce environmental impact, and sustain its competitiveness and long-term prosperity with global

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