Entries by Tracy

Upcoming MIDAS Courses: December, 2018

It may be December and the Christmas craziness will be here before you know it, but MIDAS still has some great learning on tap before the Holidays kick into high gear! In fact, there’s no place like MIDAS for helping you create something perfect for the Season, even a quick Christmas gift, decor, or ornament: […]

#madeatMIDAS: Advanced BioCarbon 3D (ABC3D)

Advanced BioCarbon 3D, #madeatMIDAS Corporate Member and co-locator here at MIDAS marries environmental sustainability and innovation with their carbon negative bioplastics. We are very proud of the accomplishments achieved by the growing list of Corporate Members. It’s inspiring to see each of them fulfilling their innovation and business aspirations with the help of the range […]

Fun Friday! Kootenay Contraption Contest | Deadline December 19, 2018!

The Kootenay Contraption Contest invites students in Grades K-8 to imagine, design and illustrate a “contraption” that solves a problem. Calling all young innovators and problem solvers! This year’s GLOWS 2018 Contraption Contest is challenging individuals and entire classes to come up with the most creative, most imaginative “contraption” they can dream up to solve this […]

Upcoming MIDAS Courses: November, 2018

Whether you’re new to the Maker Movement or an old hand, MIDAS is here to bring your new innovation or that great idea you’ve been nurturing off the ground! If you’re in need of prototyping, 3D printing and fabrication, the variety of equipment at MIDAS is geared specifically to offer you state-of-the-art resources to create […]

Ultimate DIY Halloween Costume: Rolloween Project

Rolloween: Inspiring Montreal makers step up to create the ultimate Halloween costume making one boy happier than ever to trick or treat! The Maker Movement embraces just about any challenge and looks for the best DIY way to shake things up and overcome it. In this case, a group of eager makers stepped in to produce Chad, […]

Fun Friday! Selkirk College GLOWS RoboGames 2019

It is NEVER too early to start planning your project and strategy for RoboGames! This is a robot competition like no other. It’s also a tremendous opportunity for learning and exploring technology – electronics and robotics. Through experimentation and mentoring, West Kootenay/Boundary youth will learn how to design, build and program robots that they will enter […]

SMARTS Program: Selkirk SME Applied Research and Technology Solutions

The SMARTS Program: Connecting small- and medium-sized businesses with research expertise in the fields of geospatial technology and digital fabrication.  It’s those companies that invite innovation and embrace technology that are leading today’s competitive economy. Selkirk College, a hidden academic gem here in the West Kootenay steps in to help, offering specific and much-needed applied research […]