Big Blue Bubble Ranks 131st on the 2016 PROFIT 500

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Big Blue Bubble Inc. 131st in the 28th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Canadian Business and PROFIT. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. Big Blue Bubble made the 2015 PROFIT 500…

Feds back Western brain research with record-breaking investment

An unprecedented federal research funding push will position Western to radically transform humankind’s understanding of brain disorders. On Tuesday, Western’s BrainsCAN: Brain Health For Life initiative received a $66-million investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) – the largest research grant in the university’s history. The funding was part of a $900-million investment…

Trudell Medical Present COPD Reduction Research Findings

Trudell Medical International today announced results from a real-world study, evaluating the efficacy of the Aerobika® device in reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. These results were presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, and are anticipated to impact the future management of COPD patients with a history of exacerbations. Exacerbations are a…

Libro and WEtech Team Up to Support Startups

When Rebecca and Emmanuel looked to add a 3D printer to grow their Windsor-based braille printing company – Tactile Vision Graphics – they quickly learned Ontario’s entrepreneurial support grants mainly targeted youth. Libro Credit Union is partnering with WEtech Alliance to bridge this important gap by establishing the Libro StartUP accelerator program that provides financial…

Greg Hood Named CEO of CIMTEC

The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Hood as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Hood brings to CIMTEC more than 20 years’ experience managing start-ups and joint ventures. He will play a key role in helping innovative Canadian medical imaging technologies make the leap from the…

ZTR Control Systems Adds Powerhouse Sales Leader

ZTR Control Systems, a global leader in intelligent industrial equipment management solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Paul Wilson to Director of Commercial Development for the Industrial IoT Division. Wilson brings with him 25+ years of experience in leadership roles throughout the telecommunications sector, in the industrial automation realm and with professional services…