Okanagan Science & Technology Council

Okanagan Science & Technology Council

The Okanagan Science & Technology Council (OSTEC), a membership driven organization, fosters an environment that supports science and technology initiatives by acting as a representative and advocate for the interests of members and the business community as a whole. We are a conduit that brings people together, partnering with industry, agencies and government. OSTEC's Mission Statement is to foster the development of the region as a globally competitive centre of excellence in the research, development and application of science, technology and innovation. Branding of the Okanagan region as "The Silicon Vineyard" enables us to promote the region's vibrant science and technology community with strong growth, a well developed infrastructure and a lower cost of doing business, not to mention a quality of life second to none in North America.


Website:
http://www.ostec.ca

News on Okanagan Science & Technology Council

OSTEC and ORIC becomes Accelerate Okanagan
This past summer the boards of the Okanagan Research & Innovation Centre (ORIC) and the Okanagan Science and Technology Council (OSTEC) voted unanimously in favour of merging OSTEC and ORIC... more
Breaking Silicon Vineyard news: ORIC and OSTEC agree to merger
The respective boards of the Okanagan Research & Innovation Centre (ORIC) and the Okanagan Science and Technology Council (OSTEC) have voted unanimously in favour of merging OSTEC and ORIC into... more
Tech Talk Unplugged from Metabridge.ca Event in Kelowna
Hey good looking, Just got back from tech talk unplugged -- a good little start-up primer and kickoff for the metabridge.ca 2010 event in Kelowna, B.C. There were about 70 folks in attendance for... more
Annual event Metabridge tickets now for sale
The Okanagan Science & Technology Council is hosting the Metabridge initiative, which brings industry leaders from the United States  and the United Kingdom to the Okanagan. This is... more
The Okanagan Valley - A Tech Commercialization Primer
Major Players The Okanagan Science and Technology Council (OSTEC) is the region's lead not-for-profit tech boster. According to OSTEC's most recent financial statements, that organization spent a... more
Kelowna wants to be first city to fully adopt Twitter
The Okanagan Science and Technology Council in now on Twitter and they want every business in Kelowna to join them. Through an initiative called Kelowna Twitter Business Day (@TwitBizDay), OSTEC is... more
OSTEC’s Silicon Vineyard Innovation Award Winners
The Okangan Science & Technology Council (OSTEC) recognized innovative leaders in the science and technology community last night at the Sixth Annual Silicon Vineyard Innovation Awards Gala... more
OSTEC Silicon Vineyard finalists announced
The Okanagan Science & Technology Council (OSTEC) announced the finalists yesterday for the Silicon Vineyard Innovation Awards to be held on March 12th in Kelowna. The Silicon Vineyard... more
The Silicon Bridge in Kelowna
This Thursday, November 27th, the Okanagan Science & Technology Council presents The Silicon Bridge at the Landmark Conference Centre in Kelowna. At this interactive seminar, Steve Wandler will... more
Silicon Vineyard Innovation Awards
The Okanagan Science & Technology Council announced the call for nominations for the Sixth Annual Silicon Vineyard Innovation Awards this week. The awards acknowledge excellence in innovation... more
OSTEC: Early Stage Financing Event
Small and medium enterprise entrepreneurs should consider attending the Okanagan Science & Technology Council's Early Stage Financings: Small Simple & Sequential Steps to SME Success. It is... more
Club Penguin nominated for a Silicon Vineyard Innovation Award
What does a company that was bought out for $500 million by Disney do for an encore? For Club Penguin, it's getting nominated for a Silicon Vineyard Innovation Award, an initiative from the... more

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320 - 1632 Dickson Ave
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 7T2