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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Innov8 Awards Presented To Local Companies

A high-energy crowd celebrating innovation in the province with an awards ceremony. Eight New Brunswick companies getting awards for their work in one of the province's six strategic sectors at the Innov8 Awards.

Economic Development Minister Bruce Fitch making a speech at the event and presenting the winning companies with their hardware. He tells CHSJ News innovation is one of the areas that's very important to the province and the government has committed $80-million over the next five years towards innovation as part of a bigger plan to grow the province's economy.

The winners:
-Innovation Excellence in Aerospace and Defence: FFG Canada
-Innovation Excellence in Biosciences: LuminUltra Technologies
-Innovation in Industrial Fabrication: Sunny Corner Enterprises
-Innovation Excellence in Info and Communications Technology: Introhive Services 
-Innovation Excellence in Value-Added Food: Atlantic Potato Distributors
-Innovation Excellence in Value-Added Wood:  Los Cabos
-Most Innovative Start-Up 2013: Mycodev Group
-Excellence in Fostering Innovation: Propel ICT