Commercialization

The New Frontier in 3D Printing

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The technology can now reproduce human organs—and Canadian businesses are leading the way

Meet the Entrepreneur Reshaping Canada’s North

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Iqaluit's former mayor Madeleine Redfern is creating major opportunities by linking big business with Arctic communities

Can Science Make Your Brand Cool?

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By watching what people click online, market researchers are harnessing the power of big data to spot trends before they happen. At least, that's the pitch

How to Build an Innovation Superhub

Arvind Gupta

UBC's new president Arvind Gupta feels universities and businesses need to work together. And he has a plan for how to make it happen

Are Canada’s R&D Subsidies Too High?

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Government handouts are too generous to be sustainable, according to a new report

Hot Niche: Food Trucks for Dogs?

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A new option in canine chow, and more current business ideas, products and strategies, ranked

How This Robot Manufacturer is Changing the World

Clearpath Robotics CEO Matt Rendall, with some of his company’s robots (Photo: KC Armstrong)

Clearpath Robotics has built a booming business selling state-of-the-art automatons that make dangerous work safer. But its most valuable asset isn't its machines—it's a staff that's on a mission

3 Ways to Disrupt a Crowded Market

PROFIT Business Cast

Want to launch something unique in a market that seems saturated? Try following these tips from a successful serial entrepreneur

Welcome to the Hoverboard Age

(Photo: "Hover board" by LoveBoat - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

A Silicon Valley startup is working to turn the futuristic, once-fictional mode of transport into consumer reality

Does the World Need Stoplights for Bathrooms?

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An evaluation of "Tooshlights" and 11 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index