The visionary: Small organization or startup
“The Field Ready Electrochemical Detector (FRED) is a portable and incredibly simple to use water chemistry kit. Data can be obtained in less than an hour from a simple cartridge system that anyone can use. Driven by synthetic biology, FRED uses bacteria to sense chemicals in the environment
—David Lloyd, CEO and Co-Founder, FREDsense Technologies
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The builder: Mid-market organization
Ballard Power Systems
“Our team has developed an innovative electrode design and fuel cell stack using a groundbreaking non-precious metal catalyst developed by our partner, Nisshinbo. This will accelerate the adoption of fuel cell technology for zero-emission power systems, including portable power, forklifts and heavy-duty vehicles (trucks, buses and trains).”
—Randy MacEwen, President and CEO, Ballard Power Systems
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The reinventor: Large enterprise
“PCL eliminated its data centre and moved it to a 21st century computing model that rests on four technology pillars: cloud computing, field mobility, enterprise-wide integration and data analytics. We now deliver field-focused solutions that save time and enable data-driven decisions about a project’s schedule, quality, safety and financial performance.”
—Mark Bryant, Chief Information Officer, PCL Construction
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The accelerator: Public sector organization
BC Civil Resolution Tribunal
“With the CRT’s technology, British Columbians now have 24/7 free online access to strata (condo) and small claims dispute resolution services, including self-help tools, triage services and legal information and guidance. The CRT process provides flexibility and collaboration to resolve disputes as early and inexpensively as possible.”
—Shannon Salter, Chair, BC Civil Resolution Tribunal
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