Studio Y Applications Now Open

MaRS is now taking applications for our 2017–2018 Fellowship, which runs part-time between September and May. Why should you apply? Studio Y isn’t just a fast-paced systems leadership training opportunity – fellows will also develop a unique project powered by access to the coaching, learning, and mentorship available inside the MaRS ecosystem. This funded cohort is…

Lambton Youth Program Aims to Bridge Gap

Lambton College in partnership with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP), and Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance (SLIA) are pleased to announce a new youth education program that aims to benefit local individuals between the ages of 15-29. The Sarnia Youth Skills Connection (YSC) program, set to be rolled out in Sarnia-Lambton in the coming…

The 2017 Techcellence Award Winners

This year’s Techcellence Awards have come and gone, and we saw some excellent companies in both the nominations and the finalists. But for the winners… there can be only one! Here are the winners for each category: Community Engagement Award: Arcane Business Growth Award: Race Roster Startup Innovation Award: Formi 3DP Lifetime Achievement Award: Hank…

17 Entrepreneurs Accepted into the 2017 PSI Cohort

After a rigorous selection process, Propel (Western University’s Entrepreneurship Centre) has revealed their cohort of startups for their Summer Incubator program – PSI. The program received a record number of applications from over 90 entrepreneurs across Southwestern Ontario. After a competitive process that involved a written application and in-person pitch, 11 startups comprising of 17…

Announcing the 2017 Tech Champions!

Last year TechAlliance unveiled a new initiative designed to recognize members of the community who are out there making a difference. Tech Champions are the people that make the tech sector great, and today we’re incredibly pleased to announce our 2017 recipients. Congratulations to the 2017 Tech Champions: Rob Mitchell, Karen Chalmers, Nathan Deslippe, and…

Announcing the 2017 Techcellence Award Finalists

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner In 1977, a young entrepreneur bought Trojan Metal Products Limited – a small company located in London, Ontario. Today, Trojan Technologies provides clean water to a billion people around the world. We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Hank Vander Laan will be receiving this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his countless…

StarTech.com Joins the Best Managed Companies Platinum Club

StarTech.com was honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation once again. The 2017 Best Managed program recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. This year, StarTech.com is a winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation,…