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New Brunswick’s Research and Productivity Council (RPC) is a research and technology organization whose core mission is to leverage science and technology to the benefit of industry. RPC support falls into two categories: analytical services and market-led research driven by industry needs. The organization has been working with the hemp industry since the late 1990s and […]

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Caleb Grove grew up in Africa, living in Cameroon for nearly a decade. During his time there he conceived a renewable energy solution that would become the basis of his startup, Mbissa Energy Systems. His goal is to bring electricity to regions of rural Africa that have never seen power before. Returning to Canada he was able […]

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Ruth Wilson is a learning specialist with New Brunswick’s Education & Early Childhood Development (EECD) department. She and her team focus on instructional design and development, creating online learning experiences for high school students and professional learning courses for educators. Wilson works with subject matter experts to create interactive courseware offerings, some of which have […]

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Mark Gillan spent 26 years with the Saint John Fire Department, retiring as Deputy Fire Chief and Director of the Emergency Management Organization. His time as a firefighter included four days in New York in September 2001 as a Rescue and Recovery volunteer at Shea Stadium and Ground Zero. Shortly after that experience Gillan and his […]

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Fredericton entrepreneur Bethany Deshpande is bringing Big Data to the farm with the launch of SomaDetect, a new agritech startup. SomaDetect helps dairy farmers produce the best possible milk and keep tabs on their herd’s health via the use of innovative laser-based technology. Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke to Bethany to learn more. ONB: Where did […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is thrilled to be recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2017. The designation, which recognizes employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work, was awarded by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers using a variety of criteria. What makes for an exceptional workplace? Good benefits, vacation time, flexible hours? […]

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Since purchasing New Brunswick’s Mrs. Dunster’s in 2014, Blair and Rosalyn Hyslop have busied themselves building a strong company, creating a great corporate culture, and working to support their community. The company has expanded its product portfolio, and invested in new employees, equipment, and production lines. Its retail location welcomes 400,000 visitors per year, and their […]

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Wee College is an early learning and childcare franchise program with multiple locations in the province of New Brunswick. CEO/Founder Melody Munro has made early learning and childcare her life’s passion since the 1980s, launching her first childcare centre in 1994. She sees Wee College as “entrepreneurship with a purpose.” “I saw the industry being so […]

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Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is stepping up its support of New Brunswick’s cybersecurity/IT sector with the launch of its upcoming Cybersecurity Boot Camp. This industry-driven, English language Boot Camp begins February 6th, 2017, and registration is now open. Get the details and register here. Pierre Clavet serves as CCNB’s Sectorial Advisor for IT, Technology […]

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Edmonton’s Rally Engineering is a multi-discipline engineering company launched in 2006 to service the Alberta energy industry. Due to its early success, the company has since diversified its workforce beyond Alberta. In 2012 it created an office in Fredericton, New Brunswick, home to one of the largest concentrations of engineers per capita in Canada. VP of Business […]

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In 2011, via acquisition of social media monitoring company Radian6, Silicon Valley titan Salesforce.com established its presence in the province of New Brunswick. Today, the company strengthens its ties to the region, officially welcoming the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) into the Salesforce Academic Alliance Program. As part of this announcement, NBCC is launching a […]

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New Brunswick’s Remsoft provides digital solutions for land management and planning, improving productivity, and performance of its international client’s land assets. Its focus is on planning and scheduling, using predictive analytics technology that enables land managers/planners to find the best way(s) forward for their assets. With clients in 20 countries, Remsoft is now expanding its operations […]

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Since opening in 2003, New Brunswick’s Gillis of Belleisle has earned a reputation for creating unique award-winning wines. Located at the head of Belleisle Bay, the winery—one of the province’s oldest—is a perfect destination for those seeking a taste of both delicious wine and New Brunswick’s gorgeous summer scenery. “We get a fantastic breeze coming off the Bay, […]

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New Brunswick’s elandas is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company offering a variety of enablement tools for sales and marketing leaders in the life sciences sector. CEO Ryan Roberts says the company began with a solution to help customers (pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies) streamline the process of getting customized marketing resources through rigorous approval processes. The success […]

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It began as a typical sales call. UserEvents Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Thompson had reached out to Austin, Texas-based Serenova to pitch his company’s service. “I had a list of companies to call that day for sales, and they were one,” notes Thompson. “Right from that first call, however, we saw a lot of commonalities between […]

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Shortly after arriving in New Brunswick from England, engineer Adam Clawson and his partner, Nicola Mason, were looking for a drink on a cold stormy night at a campus bar in Fredericton. “I asked about craft beer and they mentioned Picaroons, a local brand,” says Clawson. “Nicola asked about cider; they looked around and found […]

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There are many sign companies in North America, but very few offer an entire branding solution like Pattison Sign Group. As one of the largest sign companies in North America—and the largest in Canada—Pattison focuses on corporate customers, working with a host of well-known brand names. The company manufactures both exterior and interior signage for national brands like […]

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For anyone in the biotechnology industry, exploring the trade show floor at the annual BIO International Convention is like being a kid in a candy store. Imagine a room as long as two football fields lined with endless rows of booths made of billboards and screens, each representing a pharmaceutical company or a region of […]

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New Brunswick’s Eigen Innovations offers software solutions for the industrial internet. The company’s technology helps clients across the manufacturing sector create more efficient operations, with a focus on improved productivity, increased quality, and lower production costs. Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke to Eigen last fall, to learn about the company, its partnerships, and its relationship with the University of […]

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New Brunswick’s Lizotte Machine Vision has been in business since 1985. A family-run operation, the company consists of two partners, Marcel Lizotte, President, and his son Steve, Vice President. The Lizottes focus on custom-built quality control and grading equipment for the seafood industry. Lizotte’s machines are able to sort and grade seafood products by size, colour, […]

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