Strong and coordinated blockchain ecosystem takes shape in Canada

Canada is a leader in blockchain space thanks to its favorable government regulations and low energy costs. Canada’s largest blockchain trade association, the Chamber of Digital Commerce — 200 companies available to invest in blockchain technology — merged with the Blockchain Association of Canada, which will now be known as the Chamber of Digital Commerce Canada. Via our collaboration with Kyiv,[…]

There were 48,000 electric vehicles in Canada in 2017

There were some 48,000 electric vehicles in Canada in 2017, up from 29,000 in 2016. 7,477 battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles were sold in Ontario, a 120 % increase from 2016. EV sales in British Columbia and Quebec were estimated at 3,270 and 7,194 electric vehicles respectively in 2017. For comparison, about 120,000 all-electric cars were sold in the[…]

Global $8.5 trillion talent lack can be solved by greater sharing of impact investment information to build trust among the likes of pension fund managers

In our line of work, R&S Quantum hears a lot from innovative companies — big and small — in different pockets of the world and their respective governments, both local and national, that talent is lacking. And many a government turn to immigration as their most immediate solution. A post shared by Andy Kozlov (@andykozlov)[…]

George Burton, Canadore College President (second from right) with Ukrainian aviation partners in Kyiv (May 2018)

R&S Quantum works to bring value to Ukrainian-Canadian pilot training partnership

To meet anticipated passenger and fleet growth by 2027, the Asia-Pacific region will need to have added 90,000 new pilots, including 62,000 additional captains, followed by North America (85,000, including 62,000 captains), Europe (50,000, including 32,000 captains) and the Middle East and Africa (30,000, including 20,000 new captains). In Canada, half of the pilots projected to[…]

After two years of consultations, Canada publishes cybersecurity strategy which lacks dedicated focus on skills training

“A shortage of cybersecurity talent makes it difficult for organization – including the federal government – to attract and retain the people they need to improve their cybersecurity or to disrupt cyberthreats,” Canada’s new cybersecurity strategy reads. The cybersecurity industry in Canada supports an estimated 11,000 jobs and generates CAD1.6-billion in economic activity. “It’s disappointing to[…]

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Overview of funding opportunities available in Northern Ontario, Canada

This Northern Ontario funding booklet (pdf) with an overview of funding programs is relevant as of April 2018. Funding topics covered: Accessibility The Rise Individual Lending Program………………………………………………………………………………4 Event Lending……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….4 Agriculture Carrot Cache ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5 Government of Canada’s Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program ………………………………….5 Greenbelt Funding/Grants……………………………………………………………………………………………..6 RAIN – SNAPP ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..6 Arts and Culture Canada Council for the Arts……………………………………………………………………………………………9[…]

R&S Quantum's Andy Kozlov speaking before students in Kramatorsk

R&S Quantum supports 2018 IT Connect conference in eastern Ukraine to empower young IT professionals

R&S Quantum recently partnered with QuartSoft Corp., a Silicon Valley-based IT solutions that provides digital commerce and custom web/mobile applications by outsourcing their IT projects to Ukraine, to raise awareness among young IT specialists in Kramatorsk in the east of Ukraine about various business growth opportunities in international markets. R&S Quantum’s Andy Kozlov will speak at the 2018[…]

Canadian Government has committed over $180 million to support EV infrastructure

Serge Rousselle, Minister of the Environment and Local Government, calls having a network of fast chargers throughout his province of New Brunswick a “positioning of New Brunswick as a leader in supporting electric transportation”. Canadian federal Government has committed more than $180 million to support electric and alternative fuel infrastructure across Canada to expand the coast-to-coast network of EV fast chargers[…]

Yoshiki Yamamoto, General Manager Sumitomo Corp (centre), Ievhen Lytvynenko, Business Development Manager Sumitomo Corp (right) following the conversation with Oleh Martychenko, R&S Quantum CEO and Svitlana Shchehel, our exceptional Kyiv-based business development expert (left)

R&S Quantum visit Sumitomo Corporation of Japan at their Kyiv branch

R&S Quantum had a great pleasure to visit Sumitomo Corporation of Japan at their Kyiv branch. Our CEO Oleh Martychenko shared market insights and answered General Manager Yoshiki Yamamoto’s questions about future trends in electric vehicle infrastructure development in Ukraine and Canada. Sumitomo Corporation is a diversified corporation and a member company of the Sumitomo[…]