By next fall, new field trials will see U.S. Army soldiers and U.S. Marines become their own power sources simply by walking, thanks to an idea conceived in a Simon Fraser University lab and developed in Vancouver by Bionic Power Inc.
In May, SFU CED program graduate Diandra Oliver was one of four CED Social Innovation Challenge winners. She was awarded $5000 to travel through Northern B.C. and teach rural communities how to build their local food economies. Just two months later, Diandra has already packed up her car and hit the road.
A year after springing his idea to help propel other young entrepreneurs, Simon Fraser University student Dylan Belvedere and his Maker Cube venture are fueleing the innovation ecosystem in downtown Surrey.
The city’s first makerspace has grown from its early roots as a meetup in the Surrey Centre Library to an 850-square-foot open-plan office atop a commercial property overlooking King George Highway.
Sarah Lubik, Director of Entrepreneurship at Simon Fraser University, has been named one of Canada’s ten Innovation Leaders who will help form the nation’s Innovation Agenda.
Each of the Innovation Leaders will host round-table discussions across the country, which will allow the government to gather information and feedback from experts, networks, and individuals involved in innovation.
Simon Fraser University has joined with the City of Surrey to incorporate Innovation Boulevard (IB), a rapidly-expanding centre for technology development based in Surrey that is linked to a growing network of innovation centres around the world.
The partners will invest close to $1 million over the next three years to fortify Innovation Boulevard’s structure and operations.
Soccer fans attending the Union of European Football Association's Euro 2016 Football Championship in France should take a careful look at their tickets.
Counterfeit tickets have long plagued sporting events and the Euro Cup is no exception. Official ticket sales are only available through UEFA’s website, but unofficial sites claim to have tickets ranging from €900 to €5000 (C$1300 to C$7000) or more.
SFU SIAT professor Carman Neustaedter is one of more than 50 SFU researchers to receive new NSERC funding, and one of six to net an additional accelerator grant. His research will enable friends and families to join together in activities even while far apart.