CSA contract giant leap towards launching Western into space

Western University’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space) has landed a major contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop an Integrated Vision System for future rover missions that could ultimately represent a flagship Canadian technology contribution for international missions to the Moon.     The Integrated Vision System, which will be mounted on a rover…

A passion for building a thriving innovation economy led us here

TechAlliance announces new downtown location signalling new opportunities for regional entrepreneurs Dedicated to innovative founders who have big dreams and world-changing ideas, TechAlliance CEO, Christina Fox announced that the organization will move into a stunning heritage property at 333 Dufferin Avenue on April 1, 2020. “As the Regional Innovation Centre for the Southwestern Ontario corridor,…

Penny Wise to lead 3M Canada as President

3M Canada today announced the appointment of Penny Wise as President. Wise brings more than 20 years of international experience at 3M and began her career at the Canadian head office based in London, Ontario. She will lead the company to deliver on the commitment to serve customers by providing a compelling, differentiated experience that fully leverages all that the 3M brand has to…

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.…