Leading world economist Professor Mariana Mazzucato, founding director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) of the University College London (UCL), has been in Barbados this week, meeting with representatives of the public and private sectors. The IIPP Director is helping Government to map out a mission-oriented approach to developing the economy.
Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry.
In 1962 they returned home from Jamaica without notice despite some medal performances. However, on Monday, December 19, the surviving members of 1962 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games team were met with thunderous applause at the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc.’s Annual Awards Ceremony, for paving the way for modern-day athletes to represent Barbados regionally and internationally.
It was a night of celebration on Monday, December 19, as The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. hosted its first in-person Awards Ceremony since 2019. The event saw...
A call is being issued for discoveries of compounds and innovations from Barbados’ plants. Export Barbados (BIDC)’s newest challenge in the “From Discovery to Global Sales” series, is encouraging local scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and ordinary citizens to submit entries that explore the beneficial, therapeutic and medicinal properties of local plants.
The exporting efforts of 13 Barbadian companies were recognized on Saturday, November 19 when Export Barbados (BIDC) hosted its inaugural awards ceremony celebrating the vital role exporting plays to the country’s economy.
Export Barbados (BIDC) is encouraging local entrepreneurs to consider franchising to grow their businesses, make them exportable, and earn foreign exchange for the country.
Barbadian Handball Coach Awarded Scholarship to International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport
Multitalented Barbadian Athlete and Coach Andre Moore has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC).
Corporate communication professionals will be given a close-up look at how to write for organizations when the Barbados Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) hosts its final professional development workshop this coming Thursday, October 27, titled “How to Write Like a Pro.”
Export Barbados (BIDC) should soon have a robust strategy in place to help build the local life sciences industry as it pursues its goal of making Barbados a life sciences hub in the Caribbean.
Three local firms have come out on top in the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge. The successful firms are eligible for...
The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. is pleased to announce the reappointment of attorney-at-law Sandra Osborne, QC and accountant Shelley-Ann Griffith as President and Assistant Secretary General, respectively.