Western Research Parks wins prestigious Outstanding Research Park Award

Western Research Parks has been named the winner of the 2016 Outstanding Research Park Award today by the Association of University Research Parks, an international professional association of university related research and science parks (AURP’s news release is below). Western is only the third research park from Canada, and the first from Ontario to receive…

Canada’s Top 20 Open Cities Announced for 2016

Today, Public Sector Digest (PSD) in partnership with Canada’s Open Data Exchange (ODX) announced the 2016 Open Cities Index results. Now in its second year, the Open Cities Index launched in 2015 as Canada’s first study to benchmark municipal open data initiatives across the country. The 2015 edition of the Open Cities Index included 34 of…

Member Spotlight: Drinky.ca | October 2016

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Bill Wittur, Chief Sipster at Drinky.ca. Learn more about Drinky.ca in our member directory. Name: Bill Wittur Title: Chief Sipster Company: Drinky.ca Drinky.ca is an online portal that…

Voices.com Experiences Growth of 798%, Ranked in Top 100 of 2016’s PROFIT 500 List

The PROFIT 500, the 28th annual list of the 500 fastest-growing companies in Canada, published by Canadian Business and PROFIT magazine, has released its 2016 rankings. Voices.com was ranked on this prestigious list for the fourth year in a row, this year amongst the top 100 companies. The largest online voice-over marketplace in the world,…

UnLondon and Innovation Works Join Forces

London’s growing entrepreneurship sector has just received another big boost; UnLondon Digital Media Association (UnLondon) and Pillar Nonprofit Network (Pillar) are very excited to announce an agreement that will provide shared space access between 121 Studios, London’s interactive digital media hub and creative co-working space, and Innovation Works, London’s  newest co-working space that is intentionally…

Diply Hires Kirstine Stewart As Chief Strategy Officer

Diply, a top lifestyle and entertainment media company with 34 Million monthly U.S. visitors to Diply.com, has hired Kirstine Stewart as Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Stewart will lead expansion efforts with content creators, and accelerate content and video distribution efforts. Additionally, she will work alongside recently hired President and Chief Revenue Officer Dan Lagani…

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…

Film Event Invites Londoners to Debug the Technology Gender Gap

The gender gap in web design and web development starts very early, often in grade school. As a new school year begins, three London organizations invite Londoners to attend an inspiring event that will help our community discuss and examine what we can do to improve the gender balance throughout the technology field. On September 13, the London,…

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…