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June 2014—This year marks the seventh anniversary of World Industrial Design (ID) Day, an annual celebration recognizing the industrial design profession. This year's theme is Renew ID.
June 2014—Is the Canada Small Business Financing Program an option for your business? The Canada Business Network will be hosting a bilingual Twitter chat on , with the Canada Small Business Financing Program as its guest.
May 2014—The theme of this year's global event is Accreditation: Delivering confidence in the provision of energy. On June 9th, discover the importance of accreditation and certification procedures, standards, regulations and testing – and how they help ensure the safety of your products and services, and can help you gain a competitive global edge.
April 2014—April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day, an annual event linking intellectual property (IP), creativity and economic growth. In 2014, the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) is celebrating movies with the theme: Movies – A Global Passion.
This year's theme at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is Movies: Over 100 Years of Innovations and Branding. From grainy, black and white silent films viewed in a theatre to HD movies played on a smartphone, the movie industry has undergone immense technical advancements over the past 100 years.
This World IP Day, CIPO salutes innovation in the movie industry!
April 2014—In recognition of World Intellectual Property Day, the Canada Business Network will be hosting a bilingual Twitter chat on April 24, 2014, with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office as its guest.
April 2014—The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) invites mobile and ICT digital media companies to participate in the CDMN Business Challenges and Opportunities Survey, running now to April 16, 2014. The CDMN, a federal Centre of Excellence, will use the findings from this survey to develop new products and services to support digital media companies across the country. Survey participants will receive a summary report of the survey highlighting Canadian business priorities and benchmark data.
October 2013—Canada's small businesses are engines for job creation that boost economic growth. The Canada Small Business Financing Program encourages participating financial institutions to increase the availability of loans to small businesses seeking to establish themselves or expand. The Government of Canada helps imaginative entrepreneurs create thousands of new jobs for Canadians every year.
October 2013—Register today to join the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as it celebrates World Standards Day from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. (PDT) on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, either via live webcast or in person at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. Through a panel discussion and presentations, you'll learn how international laboratory standards are calibrated to improve both the quality of results and patient care.
September 2013—Industry Canada has provided NGRAIN (Canada) Corporation with a $9.5-million repayable contribution to develop 3D technologies for aerospace and defence personnel.
September 2013—The Canada Business Network, Industry Canada's key access point for federal and provincial/territorial government information, will be hosted by Startup Canada for its #startupchats on Twitter.
September 2013—World Accreditation Day raises awareness of the importance of accreditation and certification procedures, standards, regulations and testing in ensuring safety.
August 2013—This issue reports on business and consumer confidence in mid-2013 based on publicly available survey results. Executives in North America were more optimistic about global economic conditions than their counterparts elsewhere. The support of European consumers for the European Union declined. Canadians surveyed on the use of their personal data supported the sharing of information across government departments, especially for reducing fraud. This information is publicly available.
July 2013—The University of Victoria's one-of-a-kind microscope is garnering global interest from academics and businesses keen to find out what secrets the high-resolution device can reveal.
July 2013—Offshore wind turbines present one of the greatest opportunities to achieve a clean energy future, and Peter Gifford, one of Canada's top researchers, is making it easier for energy companies to deliver crews and equipment to them.
June 2013—At Memorial University, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program for Offshore Technology Research is playing a valuable role in developing and preparing skilled professionals for the Canadian labour force.
June 2013—A new generation of implantable hearing aids will soon be available thanks to collaboration among university researchers, government and private industry.
June 2013—The Government of Canada's CREATE Program is designed to improve the mentoring and training environment for the Canadian researchers of tomorrow. Dalhousie is one of the program's strongest proponents, offering CREATE programs in five areas of research.
June 2013—From sea to sea to sea, Canadians have a special relationship with oceans: we use the oceans for transportation and tourism, farm them for food and energy resources and use their bounty for a wide variety of industries.
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