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$931,000 in Tax Credits for ICICS-Incubated Start-up Company

Having recently celebrated his company’s tenth anniversary, Shahram Tafazoli, founder and president of Motion Metrics International Corp., couldn’t have asked for a better birthday present. On August 12, 2009, the federal Minister of National Revenue, Jean-Pierre Blackburn, presented Tafazoli with a cheque for $931,000 in Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED;) tax credits. This amount […]

ICICS Awarded $12.9M from CFI

A CFI Leading-Edge Fund (LEF) application initiated and led by ICICS Director Dr. Nimal Rajapakse has been granted $5.177M. With matching funds from the BC Knowledge Development Fund and in-kind support, the grant totals $12,943,900. In addition, the grant includes infrastructure operating funds of approximately $290,000 per year for five years. The principal users include […]

ICICS 2009/2010 Distinguished Lecture series

ICICS hosts the 21st annual DLS, bringing academic and industrial leaders at the forefront of their fields to ICICS. The ICICS DLS lectures are held in the Dempster Pavilion Room 110, 6245 Agronomy Road (between Main Mall & East Mall). All lectures are Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. The 2009/2010 Season is: September 24, […]

ICICS and The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies form a new partnership.

In recognition of the current funding landscape, one of the major goals of ICICS’ Strategic Plan is to foster new collaborative, multidisciplinary research groups to tackle important problems in computing, information, and cognitive systems. The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) promotes a similar approach to a wide range of basic research, aimed at […]