Sernova Achieves Positive Efficacy Endpoint in Phase I/II Clinical Trial for Type 1 Diabetes

Sernova Corp (TSX-V:SVA)(OTCQB:SEOVF)(FSE:PSH), a clinical-stage company and regenerative medicine therapeutics leader, is pleased to announce that Sernova’s first treated patient in its Phase I/II clinical trial of its Cell Pouch with therapeutic cells for type 1 diabetes at the University of Chicago, has demonstrated survival of endocrine tissue (insulin-producing islets) in the sentinel Cell Pouch…

FedDev Ontario Announces $15M to Support Sustainable Chemistry Hub Expansion

Based in Sarnia, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a business accelerator that provides support, services and investments to developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. These innovations reduce the use of hazardous substances and pollutants, and play an important role in the development of solutions to climate change and the preservation of safe water and scarce natural…

Northern Commerce Funds New Digital Marketing Competition at Fanshawe College

This month, Fanshawe College is launching the Northern Digital Marketing Challenge, an experiential learning competition open to students in the Business Administration Marketing, Marketing Management, and Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Digital Marketing) programs.     The Northern Digital Marketing Challenge is co-funded by Fanshawe’s Centre for Research and Innovation and Northern Commerce. The challenge will task teams of students to build,…

Sernova Announces Positive DSMB Review and Recommendation for Continuation of Phase I/II Diabetes Clinical Trial of Cell Pouch™

Sernova Corp (TSX-V:SVA)(OTCQB:SEOVF)(FSE:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative medicine therapeutics is pleased to announce that the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (“DSMB”) completed its first interim analysis of the ongoing Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Sernova’s Cell Pouch™ for Clinical Islet Transplantation Phase I/II clinical trial in patients with severe hypoglycemia unawareness.…

Western Maple Bio Resources Receives Federal Investment to Create Green Insulation

Finding innovative ways to develop everyday products is key to reducing our environmental footprint and meeting our climate change commitments. The Government of Canada is collaborating with small businesses to reduce pollution and help create a greener, more sustainable environment for everyone. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $300,000 investment…

8 Exciting Tech Companies Hiring this February

Southwestern Ontario companies continue to innovate and expand, and we’ve rounded up a list of some of the region’s most exciting opportunities, from game development studios to cleantech ventures. 1Password: Make security simple for internet users everywhere. BetaKit just called 1Password one to watch, so we’d highly recommend taking a look at their Go Developer…

Using gamification to level up the way we learn

From his first venture creating high-tech solutions for the hospitality industry to leading within an innovative outdoor adventure company, Brian Maxfield’s entrepreneurship journey has been a wild ride. Now, he’s wading through uncharted waters, navigating the educational technology space and guiding students on new adventures. In partnership with Sarnia entrepreneurs Ryan Lindsay and Joseph Gorzeman,…

EXAR Studios launches the Immersive Aging Project

EXAR Studios is launching the Immersive Aging Project, a pilot project in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex to bring Virtual Reality to the Minds in Motion and Memory Cafe programs. EXAR will also be providing free Virtual Reality (VR) experiences for interested retirement and long term care communities, accepting donations for the…