Info-Tech Research Group Recognized Among Top 1% of Canada’s Global Private Companies, Named to Team True North 2022 List by Communitech

Info-Tech Research Group has been named as a member of Team True North, a proactive, data-based initiative by Communitech that serves to identify the country’s highest-potential tech companies and strengthen the entire Canadian tech ecosystem through all phases of the economic cycle. Companies recognized as part of Team True North represent the top 1% of Canada’s highest-performing global private companies. …

INNOVATION: Entrepreneurial Champions Tell All

From left to right: Ian Haase, Brian Maxfield, Karen Chalmers, Christine Haas, Asha Parekh   TechAlliance recently brought together four of Southwestern Ontario’s most impressive serial entrepreneurs, Christine Haas Co-Founder & President at Renix Inc., leaders in liquid purification; Ian Haase, Co-Founder of Motif Labs Ltd, innovators in cannabis extracts; Brian Maxfield, President of ODEA,…

Canadian Digital Soil Mapping Technology Expands European Footprint

Soil sensing technology developed and commercialized in Ontario is now going to be offered to more farmers across continental and Eastern Europe. SoilOptix® Inc. of Tavistock is expanding its official distributor agreement with United Kingdom-based Hutchinsons, a leading agricultural and horticultural input advice and supply company, to increase its presence in the European market. Hutchinsons…

TechAlliance Opens Limitless 2023 Nominations to Celebrate Regional Innovation

Third annual Limitless awards to recognize inspiring and successful entrepreneurs and ventures  As Southwestern Ontario continues to boom with innovation, with our home-base of London being named as one of North America’s top 10 emerging markets in tech, celebrating the individuals and ventures that consistently bring creativity, longevity, success, and resilience to our regional tech…

The Rise of Femtech

In 2014, Apple released its first Health app to much fanfare. It was designed to help people monitor things like weight, height, and sodium intake: “all of your metrics that you’re most interested in,” Apple exec Craig Federighi told The Verge at the time. And yet one basic metric that billions of people monitor regularly…

The everyday classroom at BCI Innovation Labs

“The best way to bring the real world into the classroom is to make the real-world classroom” – Dr. Mark Weyers, Co-founder and CEO of BCI Innovation Labs.   Entrepreneurship isn’t always a learned skill. It’s a personality trait and a drive to innovate driven by curiosity. It also involves strong business skills, something most students…