A creative consultancy turning early concepts into scalable innovations
From early stage startups to mature organizations innovating internally, we specialize in end-to-end product and organizational development.
Values-aligned networks we are part of to continue discovering, launching, and supporting impact innovations.
We harness the power of Arts & Culture to drive innovation in any sector through our comprehensive creative problem-solving methodology.
Comprised of 4,200 angel investors, 50 incubators and accelerators, and 45 angel groups, our members have invested $1.38 billion into 2,000 entrepreneurial companies. In all regions of Canada, we work to mobilize angel capital so that entrepreneurs have the financial resources they need to scale and grow world-class companies.
Accelerating the success of B.C. and Canadian companies by solving real societal problems through the development, deployment, and scaling of Canadian-made digital technologies, and unlocking the power of data-driven innovation.
An industry-led, national cluster growing the ocean economy in a digital, sustainable, and inclusive way, accelerating the development and commercialization of globally-relevant ocean solutions, and advancing Canada’s position as a global leader in the ocean.
Accelerating the integration of AI across business sectors, Scale AI funds AI initiatives under three classifications: industry-led projects, training, and our Acceleration program. Scale AI believes now is the time to take AI out of the lab and into the real world.
Service Design, Community Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Brand Development
A public diplomacy initiative to enrich innovation between Switzerland and Western Canada through community building among Consulates and a variety of organizations across sectors.
IWAA facilitates equal employment opportunities for Individuals With All Abilities by bridging job seekers, government organizations, and employers. We established the branding and messaging to help them realize this mission.
Market Research, Service Design, UX UI Design, Virtual Reality
We have partnered with EsVedra to develop immersive VR wellness experiences that transport the viewer into guided journeys around the world with wellness practitioners in local communities.
Strategy Design, Brand Development, Marketing, Consulting
As a strategic and acceleration partner, we are helping deliver on a federal mandate to diversify the Western Canadian economy - starting by advancing 300 Black-led businesses by 2025.
Organizations we have worked with to launch new initiatives
Director of Design
Jasmin A. Rehmani
We see the difference...everything ISM puts their hands on.
- BIPOC Foundation
UNIQUEWAYS WITH THOMAS GIRARD emerges with people from all walks of life, who through their own unique angle, succeed and flourish. Enjoy the ride, and welcome to UNIQUEWAYS! An audio podcast. The UNIQUEWAYS movement at uniqueways.ca.
V-TRAIN partnered with ISM Arts & Culture to develop a prototyping strategy for first-of-its-kind ethics and compliance training experiences in VR, leading to a Mitacs funded ($45K) collaboration with Emily Carr University of Art + Design to build the prototype.
The BIPOC Foundation in Lethbridge has received $2.6 million of $5.4 in federal funding through Prairies Economic Development Canada. ISM Arts & Culture partnered to deliver its flagship program, the Black Founders Hub accelerator.
Part of the inaugural Innovation Fest in partnership with the Consulate General of Switzerland, powered by ISM Arts & Culture, the exhibition features artworks by Semiconductor and Yunchul Kim, former CERN artists in residence, Ralf Baecker and Richard Vijgen that capture, reveal and imagine the unseen processes constantly at work in the world around us.
If you thought physics was dry, New Media Gallery’s Indivisible show in New Westminster (part of the Innovation Fest in partnership with ISM and the Consulate General of Switzerland) might change your opinion. A group of four artists have turned cosmic particles and radio waves into interesting artwork. Here's how differently a scientist and an art expert saw it.
Market analysis, strategic planning, operations workflow, project management, prioritization, measuring impact.
Qualitative and quantitative research to drive design decisions about the actions, personnel, and support processes needed to execute.
UX/UI, spatial computing, visual effects, 2D & 3D animation, motion graphics, advanced technology, artificial intelligence, and coding.
Visual identity, logo, typography, color palette, illustration, brand & style guides.
Messaging and positioning, social media strategy & management, website, blog, SEO, PR.
Strategic partnerships and sponsorships for each phase of your journey across fields, sectors and disciplines.