We are semi-finalists!: #DisruptMining Innovation Challenge by Goldcorp
Year in Review 2018
Really glad to report that we are in the semi-finals of yet another open innovation contest: Disrupt Mining organized by Goldcorp and KPMG.
Goldcorp, in their own words: “Now in it’s third year, #DisruptMining aims to encourage new ideas, spawn new technologies, and generate new opportunities to tackle the mining industry’s most vexing challenges.”
Envisioning Labs wins Innovative Solutions Canada’s 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Challenge
2018 was a coming of age year for us. We are proud of having assisted clients in a wide range of innovations that matter. Read on (or watch the video inside).
Envisioning Labs places 3rd at the "Livable Smart Cities" innovation challenge powered by Deutsche Telekom
We are delighted to announce that Envisioning Labs Inc. has been awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to develop an innovative solution for the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) as part of Innovative Solutions Canada’s 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Challenge.
BBC interviews Envisioning Labs' Chief Innovation Officer
With a proposal of building an AI city assistant, Envisioning Labs earned the third prize in this international innovation contest organized by HeroX and hosted by Bonn-based multinational Deutsche Telekom. It’s like Siri for the city of Bonn, we called ‘her’ BONN-ie :)
Top 5 Finalist in the Small Business BC Awards 2018!
Our very own Chief Innovation Officer, Cliff Edwards was interviewed by the BBC on his many award-winning proposals that have led to important breakthroughs in various open-source innovation platforms.
Innovation Training for International Entrepreneurs
We are super excited to report that Envisioning Labs was nominated as a Finalist in the Small Business BC Awards 2018 in the category of Best Immigrant Entrepreneur! With over 650 companies from all over British Columbia competing this year, we are truly honoured to have made it to the final round.
Four Steps to Boosting Additive Manufacturing in Canada
We trained international, aspiring entrepreneurs from Latin America and Central Europe in innovation techniques and emerging technologies trends. This course was part of the Global Startup School of Tamwood College in Vancouver to build innovation capacity as a key skill in forming global entrepreneurs.
Immigration, Diversity & Innovation in Canada
Canada has a significant manufacturing presence in aerospace and automotive manufacturing, as well as strategic interest in industries such as defence, rail, marine, mining and energy. All these industries will be impacted by the disruptions that Additive Manufacturing (AM) brings and we should get ahead of the curve by investing more heavily in AM materials, equipment and industrial use case development innovations.
First Attempt at Open Innovation
For all the argument we are currently having regarding immigration throughout the world, when it comes down to innovation many governments are overlooking the huge opportunity that this flow of international talent brings. Innovation feeds off on diversity of thought, and shines when there are restrictive conditions that forces creativity.
What's this Envisioning thing?
So we gave a shot to the Open Innovation thing...this is what happened, what we learned, what we didn't, and what we should have :)
And we are back! With a brand new image and streamlined suite of services :)