• Oct 01, 2020

    Calling all innovators: What's your bright Idea?

    Tech competition now open for NexStream 2.0 applications

    Mark Rabin - Portable ElectricCampbell River’s tech competition, NexStream 2.0, launches Oct. 1 – with innovators pitching their ideas for up to $300,000 in prizes.

    The second annual international competition is now accepting applications in four categories inspired by our coastal region. Challenges are: health and emergency preparedness, food security and sustainable resources. In addition, there is a wildcard category.

    “Whether it involves gears, gigabytes or a combination of both, organizers are again looking for inventive applications of technology in all its forms,” says Rose Klukas, the City’s economic development officer. “After a very successful inaugural year, the City is once again partnering with the Campbell River Area Angel Group for NexStream 2.0.”

    Brandon Pirie - Wild Isle Ferments New this year: suggest a challenge. Is there a particular problem that you would like innovators to tackle for NexStream 2.0? Submit your suggestions at nexstream.is/community-engagement.  

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Calling all innovators: What's your bright Idea?

by Tanya Wood | Oct 01, 2020

Tech competition now open for NexStream 2.0 applications

Mark Rabin - Portable ElectricCampbell River’s tech competition, NexStream 2.0, launches Oct. 1 – with innovators pitching their ideas for up to $300,000 in prizes.

The second annual international competition is now accepting applications in four categories inspired by our coastal region. Challenges are: health and emergency preparedness, food security and sustainable resources. In addition, there is a wildcard category.

“Whether it involves gears, gigabytes or a combination of both, organizers are again looking for inventive applications of technology in all its forms,” says Rose Klukas, the City’s economic development officer. “After a very successful inaugural year, the City is once again partnering with the Campbell River Area Angel Group for NexStream 2.0.”

Brandon Pirie - Wild Isle Ferments New this year: suggest a challenge. Is there a particular problem that you would like innovators to tackle for NexStream 2.0? Submit your suggestions at nexstream.is/community-engagement.  

Read more...