On June 20th MIDAS hosted member luncheon and discovery with Innovation BC and Innovation Commissioner, Alan Winter
For several hours yesterday, MIDAS had the honour of hosting B.C.’s first Innovation Commissioner, Alan Winter, Raghwa Gopal, president and CEO of Innovate BC, and several MIDAS commercial members for a luncheon promoting science, technology, and the range of exciting innovations born here in the Kootenays.
After a rousing welcome introducing the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) and the organization’s, along with that of MIDAS, leadership in supporting technology and innovation throughout the region, MIDAS members shared their positive experiences in the Fab Lab.
Success stories abound out of the MIDAS Fab Lab!
A catalyst for the region’s tech sector, KAST and MIDAS help entrepreneurs start companies, find customers, and attract investment. Some of the extraordinary regional businesses in attendance shared the ways they’ve leveraged new technologies, taking advantage of the Lab’s rapid prototyping and fast-iteration capabilities.
In attendance to share their MIDAS success stories:
- Terri MacDonald – Selkirk College
- Brad Pommen – SMRT1
- Esmeralda Nadeau Jasso – Aya Design
- Nate Lott- SD20
- Tim Cristofoli – I/O design & engineering
- Mary Austin – Austin Engineering
- Darrel Fry – ABC3D
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