Trudell Medical selected as a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for 2014

Trudell Medical International (TMI) has been named a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award for their Aerobika* Oscillating PEP Therapy System. This international award recognizes products that save lives, improve patient healthcare, change the face of medical technology, and overcome design and engineering challenges in order for the product to meet desired clinical objectives. …

Member Spotlight: Lawson Health Research Institute | April 2014

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 Dr. David Hill from Lawson Health Research Institute. Learn more about Lawson in our member directory. Name: Dr. David Hill Title: Scientific Director Company: Lawson…

What Would MacGyver Do?

This guest blog post was written by Josh Linkner and originally published at joshlinkner.com. In the late 1980s, millions of us tuned in to witness Angus MacGyver’s ability to always find a creative way to get out of a jam. Regularly finding himself in an impossible life-or-death situation, he managed to come out on top…

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

Do you know an extraordinary woman? The search for qualified nominees for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards is underway. These prestigious awards provide national recognition to Canadian women whose successful business achievements contribute extensively to the local, national and global economy. There are six categories in total including: Deloitte Start-Up Award RBC Momentum…

Starter Company program supports young entrepreneurs in Ontario

Ontario has announced a new program to help young people succeed in today’s global economy. The Starter Company program provides Ontario’s youth with training, business skills development, mentoring from local business leaders and capital to start, grow or buy a small business. Part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, the program will support 18- to 29-year-old…

OBI Entrepreneurs Program 2014

The OBI Entrepreneurs Program supports entrepreneurial scientists engaged in neuroscience-related commercialization opportunities. The program is designed to boost the entrepreneurial spirit in Ontario’s emerging neuroscience cluster with the ultimate goal of increasing our province’s neuroscience companies, entrepreneurs and management talent. To be eligible, applicants for this program must have a graduate degree in research (Masters,…

Student scientists seek to save lives on Earth, explore life on Mars

For the first time in the 44-year history of the Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair, two students shared the top prize at the event this past weekend. Both students are from London Central Secondary School. The winners of the Best in Fair award are Grade 12 student Victor Ling, with his project “Unlocking the…

Congratulations to Business Achievement Award Winners

TechAlliance would like to congratulate all of our member companies who were finalists and award recipients of the 2014 London Business Achievement Awards. The awards were presented by the London Chamber of Commerce at their annual awards Gala on March 19. Congratulations to ATMOS Marketing and rtraction for taking home Business of the Year awards…

London companies explore growth challenges at annual tech conference

More than 150 entrepreneurs and business leaders looking to grow their companies in 2014 received a boost from TechAlliance on Tuesday at the fifth annual Gearing Up for Growth Conference. “This conference is about supporting London tech businesses at all stages of their growth,” said Marilyn Sinclair, President and CEO of TechAlliance. “I know that…

ATMOS Marketing Wins Small Business of the Year

ATMOS Marketing took home the top prize for small businesses at the 2014 Business Achievement Awards. Founded in late 2011, ATMOS has grown from a small start-up of two people to a digital marketing powerhouse with a team of nine. From non-profit organizations to franchise corporations, their clients include local to nationally recognized brands that are…