Entries by Tracy Connery

Super Combo: Trail Smoke Eaters and MIDAS!

We love our local Smoke Eaters and we love MIDAS! Bringing the two together for the hockey fans, potential aspiring makers, is a perfect combination and SO uniquely Koots. As a proud supporter of the Trail Smoke Eaters Hockey team, KAST has donated 10 MIDAS Fab Lab gift certificates. Lucky winners receive a choice of […]

Last Chance to Apply for the Investment Showcase at #BCTECH Summit 2019

The #BCTECHSummit Investment Showcase connects B.C.’s most promising startups with leading investors from around the world. Pitching Applications close today! (Dec 11 at 11:59pm PST). Highlights from 2018: 50 startups pitched in diverse sectors like HealthTech, CleanTech, IoT, AR/VR, and Gaming. 150+ global and local investors attended, representing more than $200 billion. 77% of those investors booked follow-up […]

Regional Innovation Ecosystems

The Regional Innovation Ecosystems program aims to create, grow and nurture inclusive regional ecosystems that support business needs throughout the innovation continuum – incremental to truly transformative innovations. RIE Program Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is delivering Regional Innovation Ecosystems (RIE) in western Canada. Through RIE, they are making targeted investments in not-for-profit organizations that support […]

KAST Welcomes New Executive Director: Cam Whitehead

Introducing Cam Whitehead, KAST Executive Director – Thank you Don Freschi! The board is happy to welcome Dr. Cam Whitehead as KAST’s new Executive Director. Cam will support KAST’s plan to continue to grow and foster a culture that values science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship across our region. Cam Whitehead is returning to the Kootenays […]

Selkirk College SMARTS Program – Call for Proposals

SMARTS: Connecting small- and medium-sized businesses with research expertise in the fields of geospatial technology and digital fabrication. The Selkirk-SME Applied Research and Technology Solutions (SMARTS) Program connects businesses with Selkirk College faculty and student expertise in the fields of geospatial technology and digital fabrication. It aims to help small- and medium-sized enterprises use advanced technologies […]