|GHBN 2nd Annual Golf Classic 2009 (Jul-14/09)|
Check out the pictures from GHBN's 2nd Annual Golf Classic
|Breakfast with Alan Barrell: Download presentations and articles here (Jun-25/09)|
We would like to thank those of you who joined GHBN in welcoming Alan Barrell during our breakfast meeting
|McMaster Park progress remains on track (Jun-15/09)|
Today’s global economic virus has infected financial and business activities around the world. And McMaster Innovation Park is not immune to the uncertainty.
|Duo has an affinity for success (Jun-15/09)|
Sometimes, success wells up not from a great original idea or technology but from seeing a niche that few recognize. The trick there is in acting on the opportunity . . . even if it means toiling at full-time jobs elsewhere while seeding and nourishi
|Employers wanted for Mohawk biotech grads
The first graduates of Mohawk College's health biotechnology technician program are entering the work world. But the downturn in the economy has made it tough to find full job placements as well as co-op work terms in their chosen areas.
|ActLabs: Mineral Liberation Analyzer / Geometallurgy (Aug-06/09)|
Check out the new equipment Activation Laboratories has in their arsenal. This instrument has a magnification capability of up to 100,000 times and is able to locate and identify many elements and species simultaneously
|Recession hurts bioscience sector
The global economic crisis has hit several industry sectors hard. In Canada, companies in the biotechnology arena – there are more than 500 life sciences firms, many of them small and private operations – are among the victims of this recession.
|The 'doctor' is in . . . the cellar (Jun-15/09)|
At Gaspereau vineyards, near Wolfville, Nova Scotia, the grapes spring from the soils of the Annapolis Valley. But the wines made by Gina Haverstock have some of their roots in the Niagara peninsula.
|Innovation Café HD Videos - Changing Space for a Creative Class (Jun-08/09)|
Click HERE to view our HD videos of our April Innovation Cafe: Changing Space for a Creative Class
|GHBN Highlight: Entrepreneur - Mohammed Khalaf (May-28/09)|
Mohammed Khalaf, a 25 year-old master’s engineering entrepreneurship and innovation student at McMaster University, and resident of Hamilton, Ontario, will debut on an inventors reality show to be broadcast across 18 Arab television channels
|Innovation Café HD Videos - Making products for a sustainable future
Click HERE to view our HD videos of our March Innovation Cafe: Making Products for a sustainable future.
|Innovation Café HD Videos - Art + Science = Culture (Mar-25/09)|
Missed an Innovation Café? Start watching them online in HD!
|Growing into the world at Vineland (Mar-24/09)|
The vines and the orchard trees have been in the ground for years. But the people at Vineland research centre have fresh, new ideas for the rebirth of the iconic Niagara agriculture site that has done so much for the tender fruit, grape and wine indu
|Turning our eyes to the future (Mar-24/09)|
When a new organization is set up -- we began life in 2005 -- much of the energy in the first two or so years is focused on building structure, setting goals, plotting new directions, and just generally networking.
|BAHT - a business model for healthcare (Mar-24/09)|
Bay Area Health Trust is leveraging the astonishing range of hands-on medical and research expertise within Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University.
|Letting bugs do the cleanup job (Mar-24/09)|
What we build up, we break down. And when we rebuild again, sometimes we must purify or at least detoxify the land we are putting to new uses.
|Some bravos, some boos greet budget (Mar-24/09)|
Federal budget 2009 was a lightning rod for attention from the bio-community. The budget gained applause for its shovel-in-the-ground intentions but boos rained down for its lack of funding for science in the lab.
|The eco-smart wineries of Niagara (Dec-19/08)|
Ontario wineries are harvesting savings in their energy usage by embracing the ethiquette of responsible environmental policies. As they go from vine to wine, they are finding that thinking green reaps long green. And even the animals in some vineyar
|A nose for environmental excellence (Dec-18/08)|
It commands the high ground, poised like a space-age factory on steel stilts atop the escarpment. This distinctive look almost masks the eco-innovation that is a hallmark of Flat Rock Cellars. A visitor sees the six-sided buildings and connecting bri
|Niagara sees promise in bio-economy (Dec-18/08)|
The potential is clearly there, now it's time to assess the promise. Niagara economic leaders are about to proceed with an investment-marketing strategy as they continue to plan for a bio-industry cluster within the region.
|Seeding the community farm (Dec-18/08)|
Each week, six families in Dawn Ward's west-end Hamilton neighbourhood go to a depot to pick up much of their food. They take home organic fruit and veggies grown at a West Flamborough farm or on other farms not that far away.
|Two careers in search of a cure (Dec-18/08)|
At one end of the passageway is the stem cell laboratory space she shares with other principal cancer investigators at McMaster University. At the other is the university medical centre where she works as a pediatric neurosurgeon.
|Applying science clean to the bottom line (Sep-11/08)|
Cleaner is more profitable, less wasteful of resources, and more environment-friendly. That sales wisdom – a package of ethics and enterprise – means revenues and a growing reputation for Petro Sep Membrane Technologies.
|Brock unveils 'green' bioscience complex (Sep-11/08)|
Brock University is ready to add its own mind-power centre to the research-into-revenues movement at Canadian schools.
The St. Catharines university has a $90-million health and biosciences research complex on the drawing board, a centre that will