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Non-profit aims to create Indigenous end-of-life care centre

Jackie DeCoteau-Gill is heading to the final round of the Pow Wow Pitch competition on Oct. 19, where she'll have a chance to win $25,000 to help build an Indigenous end-of-life care centre in Edmonton.

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Warm introduction helps ultra-low cooling business grow

Episode 31 of Bloom features an interview with two leaders from Zero Point Cryogenics, an Edmonton-based company that is the only Canadian manufacturer of dilution refrigerators, a key piece of equipment for quantum research.

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Nu Terra Labs aims to support vertical farming with automation and AI

Nafaa Haddou, co-founder and CEO of Nu Terra Labs, sees great opportunity for vertical farming to contribute to a more sustainable food system.

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Two Edmonton-based AI companies rank high for revenue growth

An annual list of Canada's top growing companies includes 11 Edmonton-area companies, led by two working in artificial intelligence.

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Christopher Cassin and John P. Davis smile beside a furnace-sized box attached to a stand with pipes feeding into a cylinder
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Zero Point Cryogenics closes deal involving National Research Council

Zero Point Cryogenics has been awarded a contract to build an ultra-low temperature dilution refrigerator — a piece of equipment that enables researchers to explore the possibilities of quantum technology — for testing by the National Research Council of Canada.

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A brown paper coffee sleeve with a short story called Zoltar by Mona Bacon printed on it
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Editor seeks lasting stories for disposable formats

For nearly 10 years, Jason Lee Norman has been curating flash fiction and putting it out into the world in unconventional places, like coffee sleeves and beer cans. Now he's tweaking one of his long-running projects, so he can spend more time on stories and less on distribution.

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What it's like to pitch investors on TV

Episode 30 of Bloom features an interview with the founders of Umay, who pitched their Rest tool on Dragons' Den and came away with an offer.

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Trevor Caswell at a podium with the words "Pharma Logistics Masterclass" behind him
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Airport forges international reputation in pharma logistics and delivery

A spirit of collaboration has helped the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) earn a global reputation as a leader in pharmaceutical logistics and innovative delivery, says the organization's manager in charge of cargo.

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Ali Habib holds his hand over his heart while Sharmin Habib smiles
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Umay sets sights on future after Dragons' Den offer

Umay's first date with a Dragon went well. Now Sharmin and Ali Habib are working on determining whether this is going to be a long-term relationship.

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