Innovation

Brewing Success in BC

2016-08-02T22:07:54-07:00

The growth of the craft brewing, cider and distillery industries is no secret in B.C. The B.C. Government estimates the number of craft brewers in has more than doubled since [...]

Brewing Success in BC2016-08-02T22:07:54-07:00

Investigating the Feasibility of White Sturgeon Aquaponics

2016-07-02T22:04:12-07:00

A recent project at Vancouver Island University is breathing new life into white sturgeon and improving the economics of aquaculture through the addition of aquaponics. White sturgeon are disappearing [...]

Investigating the Feasibility of White Sturgeon Aquaponics2016-07-02T22:04:12-07:00

Hard Ciders Transform Okanagan Apple Industry

2016-04-18T22:17:13-07:00

The Dobernigg family has been growing apples in Vernon since 1948, but when the third generation took over the family business, they took a fresh [...]

Hard Ciders Transform Okanagan Apple Industry2016-04-18T22:17:13-07:00

Improving Water Buffalo Genetics

2016-03-18T22:15:21-07:00

McClintock’s Farm is a dairy farm nestled in the heart of the Comox Valley, but you won’t find any cows here. Instead, Gerry and Val [...]

Improving Water Buffalo Genetics2016-03-18T22:15:21-07:00

Down Cows Relieved with Warm Bath

2015-11-30T22:28:32-08:00

Weighing often more than 600kg, dairy cows can become victims of their own weight if they’re lying down too long after an injury or illness. [...]

Down Cows Relieved with Warm Bath2015-11-30T22:28:32-08:00

Commercializing Technology for Food Safety Planning

2015-10-30T22:27:03-07:00

How can smaller players in the food industry assure their customers about the quality and safety of their products? Some are choosing Icicle, a cloud-based [...]

Commercializing Technology for Food Safety Planning2015-10-30T22:27:03-07:00

Pest Control on the Go

2015-07-15T22:30:06-07:00

Precision agriculture isn’t just for cereal crops anymore. BC-based company, Semios is using wireless technology in orchards and vineyards to monitor pests and apply pheromones [...]

Pest Control on the Go2015-07-15T22:30:06-07:00

Assisting with New Product Commercialization

2015-01-08T22:32:48-08:00

Three years and three projects after first connecting with IAF, Abbotsford-based Vitalus Nutrition has successfully developed and commercialized two new product lines under the Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program! Vitalus [...]

Assisting with New Product Commercialization2015-01-08T22:32:48-08:00

To Make it to Market

2014-02-21T23:04:34-08:00

Agriculture is a growing industry. In 2012, British Columbia’s agriculture, food and seafood sectors generated $11.7 billion in combined gross revenues, with $2.5 billion worth [...]

To Make it to Market2014-02-21T23:04:34-08:00

Finding a Lactose-Free Solution

2013-05-21T23:12:27-07:00

People who are lactose intolerant have trouble digesting lactose, the sugar in milk products. Because their bodies don’t produce enough of the enzyme that breaks [...]

Finding a Lactose-Free Solution2013-05-21T23:12:27-07:00
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