Agyle Fills Ag Department Contract

Agyle Intelligence, a P.E.I.-based data analysis company, said it has filled a contract with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada worth almost half a million dollars.

Based in Mount Stewart, just east of Charlottetown, Agyle Intelligence said its technology is helping the federal department to automate instant access to manually collected data in various research projects, ranging from greenhouses

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Moltex Eyes Power from Nuke Waste

A British company is developing a 300-megawatt power plant in New Brunswick to source electricity from spent nuclear fuel, and says it could make Saint John a hub for similar zero-carbon plants around the world.

Moltex Energy signed an agreement last July with NB Power, the utility owned by the New Brunswick government, under which both parties would put up $5 million toward the project.

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Energia Seeking Cohort Members

Fredericton-based accelerator Energia Ventures is inviting applications from companies in the smart-grid, energy, cleantech, and cybersecurity sectors.

A Global Accelerator Network (GAN) member, Energia’s program is headquartered in Fredericton and was built in partnership with the University of New Brunswick and leading technology companies.

Founded in 2016, the program offers a 12-week

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CDL Angels Invest $7M in 2 Years

In less than two years, the Creative Destruction Lab-Atlantic has established itself as the main angel funding group in Atlantic Canada, with its members investing about $7 million into 23 companies – so far.

The CDL is primarily a mentorship group that assembles wealthy businesspeople  (which it calls fellows or associate fellows) to advise and invest in young innovation companies. It requires

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Kyriakidis Joins Feds’ AI Council

Jordan Kyriakidis, CEO of Halifax-based QRA Corp, has been appointed to the Federal Government’s new Advisory Council on Artificial Intelligence. He will be advising on how to build on Canada’s strength in AI in a way that reflects democratic values.

QRA builds solutions for manufacturers and engineers that analyze complex systems and requirements during their development.  Kyriakidis has been

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Smartpods Gains with The Pulse

After a modest change to its business model of making automatically adjusting desks, Smartpods is reporting higher sales with particular success in selling to the federal government and the new market of call centres.

The Dieppe, NB-based company began several years with the goal of manufacturing desks that adjusted height and position automatically so workers would alternate between sitting and

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NB Hosts Virtual Job Fair

Like a lot of tech companies in New Brunswick, Introhive has been facing the challenges of finding New Brunswick-based talent to join their team.

“The reality is we have some really great talent here in New Brunswick from an IT perspective,” says Kristen Vautour, a talent acquisition specialist at Introhive. “But on the flip side, we also have some really great organizations here in New

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