Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  "Do I need a patent to make money with or sell my innovative idea?",  is a question that we hear regularly and most often.   Applying for a patent is an investment of your time and money.  Do you have the right information to make the decision to patent?  One of the best checks or cross-references of how your idea fits in the marketplace is by doing a market and intellectual... Read More
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Our Regional Innovation Network (supported by Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Technology Development Advisor) helped 13 new individuals/small companies in October with  concept development, applied research & commercialization opportunities, programs and business operations.  These companies are located in the City of Grande Prairie(7), County of Grande Prairie (2) and out-of-region... Read More
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Congratulations to Integrity Technologies' owner Lindsay Wadsworth (pictured on left) on winning Grande Prairie and Region Chamber of Commerce's Innovator of the Year 2015 Award.  Recognizing that real time communications paired with GIS  mapped assets was needed by industry and government managers for situations ranging from construction sites to fighting forest fires, Lindsay builds and... Read More
Monday, October 19, 2015
Grande Prairie ranks second in smaller City rankings for 2015. "The survey, in honour of the annual small business week, ranks municipalities in Canada based on 14 indicators, including the number of self-employed people per total employed, business establishments per capita, business property tax rates and overall optimism." Read more.     Read More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) shared its key priorities today ahead of the upcoming federal election. These include simple and straightforward recommendations for Canada’s leaders that would contribute to the country’s long-term prosperity. Read more Read More