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Memorial University’s Genesis Centre and NEIA to enter into partnership

Memorial University’s Genesis Centre and the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) have entered into a formal partnership, the purpose of which is to collaborate in relation to delivering entrepreneurial programming in Newfoundland and Labrador.

“The recent focus on clean technology from governments and their agencies has created a new public awareness about the importance of achieving better environmental outcomes in business,” said Kieran Hanley, executive director, NEIA. “We believe that this will contribute to a new interest from entrepreneurs and result in the emergence of more clean technology startups.”

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Administrative Professionals' Day

Although it may not be well-know or widely celebrated, the last Wednesday of the last full week of April marks Administrative Professionals' Day. This day is a special observance to acknowledge the continuous efforts from administrative assistants that can often go unnoticed, but allow organizations to be successful. The Genesis Centre is very fortunate to have two amazing administrative assistants on the team who play a crucial role in keeping the Centre running.

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Pitching the Promise of Prosperity

This is what the Evolution program is all about, the promise of prosperity. A program designed to help early stage startups in validating their ideas, the Evolution program started with much fanfare this past winter. There were 16 companies – the largest cohort thus far – accepted into the program and after 8 weeks, it concluded on a high note with Pitch & Pick. Nine of the 16 companies were chosen to pitch for the event and at the end, the audience picked the top three most innovative ideas.

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