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Vancouver climate-tech firm Svante inks major production deal

Vancouver climate-tech firm Svante inks major production deal

American funding to build carbon capture hubs in U.S. worth $800 million
Make all health records paperless, accessible to patients digitally by 2028: report

Make all health records paperless, accessible to patients digitally by 2028: report

When 30-year-old Greg Price had testicular cancer in 2011, his journey through the health-care system was plagued by a lack of communication between primary care doctors and specialists, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment.
Lawyers urge B.C. Supreme Court to approve iPhone class-action settlement

Lawyers urge B.C. Supreme Court to approve iPhone class-action settlement

VANCOUVER — A judge in British Columbia will decide next month whether to approve a multimillion-dollar settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple for allegedly slowing down older model iPhones with its software updates.
Innovate BC appoints Peter Cowan as president and CEO

Innovate BC appoints Peter Cowan as president and CEO

Cowan previously held the interim CEO role at Intellectual Property Ontario
Baker’s dozen of B.C. agritech firms get grants

Baker’s dozen of B.C. agritech firms get grants

Grants totalling $2 million announced at 2024 Pacific Agriculture Show
B.C. artificial intelligence venture Variational AI partners with Merck

B.C. artificial intelligence venture Variational AI partners with Merck

Variational's AI platform helps drug developers create recipes for specific molecules
Robots Tarzan and Jane, aided by AI, take over repetitive tasks at B.C. hospital lab

Robots Tarzan and Jane, aided by AI, take over repetitive tasks at B.C. hospital lab

Lab automation is not new, but the hospital says WASPLab's use of AI is a first for Western Canada, assessing and sorting culture plates, separating bacterial cultures and letting staff know if something needs more analysis.
UVic and Bombardier partner on developing lower-emission planes

UVic and Bombardier partner on developing lower-emission planes

The new aircraft design could cut fuel use by 20 per cent
Victoria’s STN Video Inc. acquired by Minute Media

Victoria’s STN Video Inc. acquired by Minute Media

B.C. based sports video distribution launched in 2010
Vancouver's Stemcell Technologies buys American biotech

Vancouver's Stemcell Technologies buys American biotech

Propagenix developed novel stemcell culture medium