Western alumnus named new Vice-President (Research)

Following an international search, Western University has announced John Capone as its new Vice-President (Research). Currently serving his second term as McMaster University’s Dean of Science, Capone is recognized as an extraordinary academic leader and one of Canada’s foremost molecular biologists. Capone begins his five-year term on October 1, 2012. “This is a key appointment…

Ontario Brain Institute announces a new Entrepreneurs Program

The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) is deploying an innovative initiative to fund and support scientists (e.g., neurotechnology, science or engineering) in entrepreneurial/commercialization opportunities and to ultimately establish neuroscience-related companies in Ontario. The OBI will help the successful candidates to focus full-time over a one-year program on activities related to a neuroscience-based commercialization opportunity, e.g., initiate…

2012 Techcellence Award Winners

During the Gearing up for Growth Conference, TechAlliance presented the first annual Techcellence Awards, honouring the excellence of tech entrepreneurs, start-ups and established tech companies in London and Southwestern, Ontario. The Innovation Award was presented to Pulse InfoFrame, with CTO Ali Hamou accepting. Nominees for this award were evaluated based on the creativity of their innovations…