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🗞️ VTJ Stories
🤝 Funding and deals:
B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) is investing $2.6 million to advance solutions that reduce emissions or create new clean energy feedstocks, while also addressing the pressing challenge of sustainably managing wood waste and increasing wildfire resiliency.
The Vancouver International Airport will improve its main terminal's building performance and reduce its overall emissions, thanks to a combined investment of more than $3.5 million from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.
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🗞️ In other news:
Dapper Labs, the Web3 giant, announced a partnership with Disney for digital pin collecting and trading on the blockchain.
Digital (formerly Digital Technology Supercluster) is sharing inspiring healthcare technologies as part of its Digital Health Week.
Car-buying platform MintList has been honored with the international Gold Stevie Award for "Startup of the Year" in the software category.
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💡 Ideas and insights:
Nina Bader, manager of B.C. ecosystems at Foresight Canada, wrote on LinkedIn about the link between creativity and solving climate change.
Hiroki Kudo, CEO of Easy Proposal, released his latest YouTube video documenting his company’s growth with the goal of creating a unicorn.
Chris Hobbs, founder of TTT Studios, wrote on LinkedIn about a security warning those working with GPTs should be aware of.
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