Technology

Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to announce a strategic immigration and investment attraction partnership with TrueNorth of Vancouver. TrueNorth provides U.S.-based companies with resources and guidance required to establish or expand operations in Canada for employees impacted by changes to U.S. immigration rules, specifically the H-1B visa. “We are always looking at unique ways to bolster our […]

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Winning an award rarely happens by chance or in isolation. This is the case for Canadian-based Blue Spurs who, this morning in Washington, was awarded the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global City on a Cloud Innovation Award for Partners in Innovation. This award is the direct result of four organizations (including CyberNB) coming together to create […]

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Many of the world’s most successful companies are taking advantage of New Brunswick’s nearshore value proposition. Our location is naturally strategic, enabling companies to work with all of North America and Europe in the same business day. Combine that advantage with our low cost of doing business and everything is here to make an expansion […]

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Update: May 8th – EhEye captured 2017 KIRA Awards for both Innovation Through Technology and Most Promising Startup. This post originally appeared in early 2017, it is being republished as part of New Brunswick Innovation Week. EhEye (pronounced AI) is a New Brunswick-based startup improving public safety and security via the use of artificially intelligent video analytics. The company’s innovative […]

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Last night, New Brunswick celebrated some of the most innovative companies in the province at the sold out 19th annual KIRA Awards. During the high-energy, networking and entertainment-packed event, eight awards were handed out, and cybersecurity was the dominant focus. 1. Of the eight awards issued last night, Bulletproof took home the award for Economic Impact through Innovation. […]

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On June 7, 2017, BioNB is offering a unique opportunity to tour several industrial sites around this province. If you have ever wondered about the link between our renewable natural resources and innovative technology opportunities, walking through these facilities and meeting the experts involved is a great introduction. These technology tours are part of the Atlantic Biorefinery […]

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New Brunswick’s CLS Lexi-tech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lionbridge Technologies, the world’s largest localization solutions provider. Originally incorporated as Lexi-tech International in 1988, it has since become North America’s most prominent translation and linguistic services provider serving clients in multiple sectors across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Upon its founding in Moncton, the company’s […]

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New Brunswick’s TotalPave allows paving engineers to collect standard road condition data using smartphones, shedding themselves of the need for expensive high-speed data collection vehicles. Engineers can then use this data to make better paving decisions, resulting in better-conditioned roads at lower costs. CEO and Co-Founder Coady Cameron recently returned home from India where he took […]

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International Women’s Day is the annual recognition of social, cultural, political, and business achievements of women across the globe. To mark the occasion, Opportunities NB (ONB) would like to present a quick roundup of some of our favourite posts highlighting the many awesome businesswomen of New Brunswick. Bethany Deshpande is the CEO and Co-Founder of SomaDetect, a […]

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WEnTech is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company specializing in biomass and the waste-to-energy industry. The company’s software solution, WEnTech Smart Analysis System (W-SAS ™) provides engineering consultants with up-to-date information allowing for proactive decision making regarding waste-to-energy opportunities. CEO Amir Akbari and CTO Farough Motasemi both immigrated to Canada from Iran. Their entrepreneurial journey began at the […]

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Over the past year, we have met New Brunswick companies using Big Data to revolutionize the food and beverage supply chain, improve municipal infrastructure, and better understand traffic patterns. Fredericton entrepreneur Bethany Deshpande is bringing Big Data to the farm with the launch of SomaDetect, a new agro-tech startup. SomaDetect helps dairy farmers produce the […]

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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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