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The winning team; Montserrat's DigiCrops
PRESS RELEASE   Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis       The results are in for the first ever OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon 13 -15 August spearheaded by the ECCB, Quintessence Consulting and eCaribbean Ltd.   After less than 48 hours of brainstorming, idea formulation and coding […]

The Results Are In For the First Ever OECS Business ...


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With a number of member states facing high youth unemployment and stubbornly low economic growth numbers, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, is partnering with regional stakeholders to host the first, OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon, from 14th to 15th August 2015. Tech Correspondent, Russell WIlliams spoke with Sybil Welsh […]

OECS Think Tank – An End Business as Usual?


Ms. Mona White addresses stakeholders in St. Kitts
Basseterre St. Kitts 2nd April 2014 Mona White of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre made a presentation to stakeholders at the St. Kitts – Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce conference room as part of a sensitisation exercise to inform interested persons in the twin-island federation of the opportunities available […]

Inventors Invited to Apply for Funding



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Nerissa Golden  ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (December 1, 2013) – Six Caribbean nationals were recognised for their contribution to advancing technology innovation in the region at the launch of the BrightPath Foundation TechLink initiative in Grenada. BrightPath in collaboration with its corporate partner Columbus Communications presented 2013 TechLink Caribbean Innovators Awards  in […]

6 Chosen for 1st TechLink Innovation Awards


As part of the activities for Financial Information Month 2012, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host, for the first time, an ECCU Business Innovation Contest for High School students. The theme for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, “Challenge Yourself: Innovate-Compete-Succeed!” recognises the importance of innovation in the current […]

ECCB Launches Its First Ever ECCU Innovation Contest for High ...


As part of the activities for Financial Information Month (FIM) 2012, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Business Symposium for Fourth and Fifth Form Students on 11 October. The symposium is aimed at strengthening students’ academic and technical skills by shaping their […]

ECCB Hosts High School Symposium for Financial Information Month 2012 ...



By Russell Williams A business partner and I were having a conversation about measuring employee loyalty and commitment. His opinion was that for many managers the only measure of an employee’s loyalty was how many hours they put in “on the job”. When many businesses in large or developed countries […]

How Do We Measure Employee Loyalty In The Caribbean?


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A NEW IDEAS CONTEST CALLS FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN THE CARIBBEAN • The 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean was launched on February 15, 2012. • Awards of up to US$200,000 are offered for projects and enterprises which promote energy efficiency and access to renewable […]

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN THE CARIBBEAN COMPETITION


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Kingston, Jamaica: Health and Wellness will be the focus as the University of the West Indies hosts its 2012 Research Days activities on Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27 on the Mona Campus. Now in its 13th year, the annual forum provides an opportunity for dialogue between researchers and […]

UWI Research Days 2012 to Examine Health and Wellness Research



Valuing the Creative Capacity Of Our People By Bevil Wooding Creativity is one of the most celebrated traits of our society but perhaps one of the least leveraged. In business, creativity is characterized by the ability to perceive the environment in new ways, to uncover hidden patterns, to connect seemingly […]

Investing In Innovation


OAS Young Entrepreneurs Competition
By Orita Bailey The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), has put out a call for entries from young entrepreneurs between ages of 13 -36 to enter the Sixth Edition of the Talent and Innovation Challenge of the Americas (TIC Americas) www.ticamericas.net “TIC Americas is one of our most important programs […]

Young Americas Business Trust – Talent and Innovation Challenge of ...


Participants of the National Consultation on the Economy
By Russell Williams At the recently held National Consultation on the Economy, the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce among other things recommended protection for local businesses in some sectors such as supermarket retail and other forms of low-level retail.

St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber seeks Protection for Local Businesses – Are ...