tip@dmin on July 29th, 2010

  After seven years of intense determination and personal sacrifice, Dr. Ronald De Four is now the proud owner of a US patent via the Patent Cooperation Treaty – only the second of its kind in Trinidad and Tobago. In March 2003, De Four transformed scalar time variables into vector variables in the spatial domain [...]

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In the words of Judy Lake, vice president of Information Technology Services at the University of Trinidad and Tobago: “As a nation, Trinidad now has greater expectations. We don’t want to go back; we don’t know how to go back. The only way is the way forward, the way onwards towards the vast opportunities for [...]

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tip@dmin on July 21st, 2010

Tamana InTech Park is the single most important initiative to date by the Government of Trinidad & Tobago in the quest to transform the economy from its historical dependence on oil and gas. Tamana InTech Park is helping the country to move away from its reliance on a commodity-based economy and invest in developing a [...]

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    Young entrepreneurs took advantage of the opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas at the University of Trinidad and Tobago’s (UTT) fourth annual Business Plan competition, held on Thursday July 15th at UTT’s O’Meara campus in Arima.   The competition, which is sponsored by e TecK and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, provides [...]

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