Entries by Tracy

New Years Resolutions… For Innovators!

Innovation is top of mind for many businesses. Simple resolutions such as saying yes, taking action no matter how small, and embracing failure could make 2019 your pivotal year! Taking some time to contemplate the year ahead and the various resolutions you’ll make to help get you started on the right foot for the New […]

We’re Hiring! MIDAS Community Engagement Coordinator

Work at one of the most innovative and disruptive organizations in the Kootenays! MIDAS Community Engagement Coordinator Closing date: January 2nd, 2019 @ 4:00 pm PST MIDAS is a digital fabrication lab in Trail, BC.  MIDAS (Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration & Studies), is a project of the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (www.kast.com). MIDAS offers the […]

#madeatMIDAS: Pulse Labs Inc. ProFlex

Revelstoke’s Pulse Labs Inc. is serious about getting the right fit – and flex! – in a ski boot! If you’ve recently been sizing ski boots, chances are you’ve encountered some unreliability when it comes to flex rating, even in boots of the same brand. Enter Pulse Labs Inc. With their extensive expertise and new and […]

Fun Friday: Holiday Edition! Arduino Motion Activated Holiday Wreath

Welcome your guests with this cool motion activated Arduino Holiday wreath. This Holiday wreath project is sure to impress your friends and family, not to mention the UPS delivery guy, as they approach your front door! Here’s how to do it: The project uses an Arduino microcontroller with the Adafruit MP3 shield and a Parallax PIR […]

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 […]