Report helps attract investors to Nanaimo's tech industry (Nanaimo news Bulletin)
Posted by Nordicity on Mar 13, 2014

Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation and Innovation Island released an economic impact analysis of the Nanaimo region technology sector. Research firm Nordicity was commissioned at a cost of $18,000 to conduct a survey of Nanaimo’s tech sector and build the report, which is a component of the economic development corporation’s Technology Economic Impact Study conducted to create an updated inventory of businesses, data and economic impact analysis of Nanaimo’s technology sector [...]

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High-tech revenues reach $204m in Nanaimo, BC (Nanaimo Daily News)
Posted by Nordicity in Vancouver on Mar 08, 2014

Report from Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation cites huge impact from businesses. Shawn Adrian had the opportunity to move his high-tech company, Input Logic, from Nanaimo to San Francisco but decided to keep operations in the city. Input Logic, a small but growing business with five employees currently, turned heads around the world last year with its concept for the Postach.io Internet technology, which enables users to publish blogs, photos, and other content to the web in seconds from any mobile or desktop computer [...]

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New survey maps Nanaimo's tech sector
Posted by Nordicity on Sep 28, 2013

A new $18,000 economic survey will test the strength of Nanaimo’s technology sector. The Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation and Innovation Island are partnering on a new technology survey that will peg down the scope of the sector, the jobs it generates and economic spinoffs. The initiative is part of the economic corporation’s effort to collect benchmark information on different sectors in the Harbour City so it can promote growth. It recently collected information on the economic benefits of arts and culture. The results of the estimated $19,000 survey is expected this October.

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Northern Connectivity: Ensuring Affordable Communications
Posted by Nordicity on Jul 10, 2013

OTTAWA – July 2013 - In association with the Northern Communications Information Services (NCIS) Working Group, the Government of Yukon has commissioned Nordicity – a leading ICT and telecommunications consultancy - to undertake the following study: Northern Connectivity-Ensuring Affordable Communications- (NC-EAC).

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Nordicity Launches Social and Economic Impact Study in Nunavik Region
Posted by Nordicity on Jul 10, 2013

OTTAWA – July 2013 - Nordicity was retained by the Kativik Regional Government to provide a social and economic impact assessment of changes in connectivity in various scenarios on users, the economy and broader Nunavik society.

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IT worker shortage has serious implications for Canada
Posted by Nordicity in Toronto on Dec 11, 2012

Dan Oysey, Financial Post December 11, 2012 A study by Nordicity released in the spring showed that when asked about how likely they were to hire foreign professionals, 58% of employers said it was unlikely they would do so (...)

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Innovation-support organization proves return on taxpayer investment
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Oct 18, 2012

Karen Fournier, Financial Post, Oct 18, 2012 In a time when governments across Canada are exploring the best ways to support business innovation, one government-supported organization has found a way to prove its worth (...)

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Nordicity assesses economic impact of the Centre for Commercialization of Research
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Oct 01, 2012

OTTAWA – October 2012– In a keynote presentation in Ottawa, Peter Lyman, Senior Partner of Nordicity, demonstrated an impressive $3.26 return on investment for each dollar the Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) receives in government funding, as found in the report titled The Economic Impact of the Centre for Commercialization of Research, produced by Nordicity and The Evidence Network.

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Canada Media Fund releases Crowdfunding Report penned by Nordicity
Posted by Nordicity in Vancouver on Aug 08, 2012

VANCOUVER – August 2012 – Crowdfunding in a Canadian Context: Exploring the Potential of Crowdfunding in the Creative Content Industries, a study conducted by Nordicity with The Canada Media Fund (CMF) was launched at Vancouver's GROW conference in August.

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OMDC commissions an economic impact study of the Ontario book publishing industry
Posted by Nordicity in Vancouver on May 31, 2012

TORONTO – The OMDC has commissioned Nordicity, in partnership with Castledale, to determine the economic impact of the Canadian-owned, Ontario-based book publishing industry - an update to a similar OMDC-supported report published in 2004.

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