Province supports research projects in Southwestern Ontario

The Ontario government announced supports for local research teams through the Ontario Research Fund-Infrastructure program this week. The program provides research institutions with funding to help support infrastructure needs such as modern facilities and equipment. The announcement includes support for 12 southwestern Ontario research teams to help them make discoveries. “Research teams in southwestern Ontario…

Emerging Trends in Telemedicine

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Over the last few months the Advisory Services team at TechAlliance has seen a wave of new clients all working in the telemedicine space. The applications of telemedicine are extremely broad, and each of our clients are working within a different piece of…

TechAlliance client wins joint OCE and OBI award, works towards commercializing novel treatment for tremors

Jack Lee is an emerging entrepreneur in London, an Advisory Services client at TechAlliance, and recently became one of eight recipients of this year’s joint Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) fellowship award. Lee’s award includes $50,000 over one-year to support the commercialization of a discovery that will help diagnose and…

Voices.com Ranks #57 on the 2013 PROFIT 500 List

Voices.com, the online marketplace that connects businesses with professional voice talent, announced Wednesday their inclusion on the PROFIT 500 List, ranking 57th among Canada’s fastest growing companies for 2013. Known for speed, quality and competitive pricing, the company’s global pool of voice talent is at the heart of how Voices.com meets and exceeds client expectations…

Neuroscientists get yes-no answers via brain activity

By: Western University Communications Staff Western researchers have used neuroimaging to read human thought via brain activity when they are conveying specific ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers. Their findings were published today in The Journal of Neuroscience in a study titled, The Brain’s Silent Messenger: Using Selective Attention to Decode Human Thought for Brain-Based Communication. According…

Winners of the Make Your Pitch Competition Announced

Ontario is helping promising young entrepreneurs kick-start their business ideas through the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition. Competition winners were announced Tuesday at OCE Discovery in Toronto.  The six successful high school students will receive $750 towards their postsecondary education from Desire2Learn and a reserved spot in Ontario’s Summer Company program. The six winners…

#YoungTreps night a great success

London’s Joe Kool’s eatery was bursting at the seams on Thursday night with some of London’s best, brightest and youngest business professionals. The Young Entrepreneurs Night mixer, hosted by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Small Business brought together young entrepreneurs and established businesses in the community to grow their networks, businesses and ideas. A…