Thursday, August 28, 2014
GPRC-CRI partner, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures has posted the Technology Development Advisor (TDA) position for the Grande Prairie Region Aug 27 2014.  The TDA will provide commercialization development services to SMEs in Northwest Alberta. The role is to provide industry with technical, product development and business expertise to the individual firms. It is anticipated that this... Read More
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
PermaCulture Design – a (not so) new way to approach agriculture is a passion of Jesse Lemieux of Pacific Permaculture Inc.  Jesse was in Fairview again recently to talk with members of the Peace Country Beef and Forage Association about PermaCulture principles.  This time – as applied to dam and dugout construction.  When asked what was different about building a dugout with PermaCulture Design... Read More
Friday, July 18, 2014
GPRC CRI was pleased to host and chat with Senator Black yesterday (July 17) in Grande Prairie.  Senator Black was touring the region and wanted insights into our innovation activities and projects.  Don Gnatiuk, President & CEO welcomed Senator Black to the region and summarized how this region was all about entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  The CRI team (NBDC, P2P, New Media and... Read More
Friday, June 27, 2014
Mike Kujawski Partner & Senior Consultant with the Centre of  Excellence for Public Sector Marketing uses 'BearSkin Airlines' to travel to 'Grand' Prairie to engage with the CRI.  Why?  Because the CRI is committed to organizing its day-to-day operations from a new media perspective.  ‘Use blog platforms to build your website right from the start’ is one of the key messages that Mike... Read More
Monday, June 9, 2014
Twice in two weeks, the GPRC’s Centre for Research & Innovation hosted delegates from Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) in Grande Prairie.  On May 22nd, the CRI hosted the Regional Innovation Network (RIN) spring meeting.  On June 5th  GPRC President Gnatiuk and VP Haakstad hosted AITF President Lougheed and VP Mehr.  The CRI has been part of the Alberta Innovation System since... Read More