Grenetek Discovers Greener, Leaner Options

by Sandra Desrochers Hassan Hassan spent his childhood in a region where energy resources were limited and solar energy was abundant. This gave him an appreciation of the sun’s power and its potential to meet energy demands. Years later, as part of his Masters studies, Hassan partnered with Western University professor Kamran Siddiqui to develop…

Next Generation of London Entrepreneurs gets unfiltered advice at Mentor London

Hacker Studios and Tractor and Palm Inc. are bringing the Canadian Mentorship Challenge to London during Global Entrepreneurship Week. During the week, 12 experienced business experts are providing free one-on-one mentorship sessions for entrepreneurs that are starting out. Three TechAlliance staff members, Ian Haase, Howie Chan and Suzanne Morrison will be participating throughout the week…

Member Spotlight: Adventus Research | November 2013

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 Gary Svoboda, from Adventus Research. Learn more about Adventus Research in our member directory. Name: Gary Svoboda Title: President Company: Adventus Research Adventus Research is…

StarTech.com Named One of the 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find IT connectivity parts, is pleased to be named among the Best 50 Small and Medium Employers in Canada. StarTech.com ranked #25 on the list this year, moving up 15 places from last year when StarTech.com was ranked #40. The study, now in its 10th year, is published annually in…

London Bridge Network hosts first meeting

The newly (re)formed London Bridge Network hosted its first meeting on Tuesday, November 5 at Friday Knight Lights with a group of more than 50 local business and technology professionals.  The London Bridge Network evolved out of the former InterNetwork group with the hopes of bringing together stakeholders in both business and technology. “We were…

2014 Techcellence Award nominations now open

Techcellence Awards are given annually to Southwestern Ontario tech companies for achievement in Innovation, Business Growth and Community Engagement. We are also pleased to announce a new award for 2014 for IT Professionalism. This awards has been sponsored by the Canadian Information Processing Society, Ontario (CIPS). Online applications are now open for each of the…

The Evolution of Medical Training

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Educational institutions from elementary schools to universities are increasingly incorporating new forms of technology into their classrooms. Medical education in particular seems to be a focus for innovators and entrepreneurs who are looking to disrupt the traditional “see one, do one, teach one”…

Synapse: Life Science Competition

The Synapse: Life Science Competition is all about helping people that are positively altering the landscape of the life sciences industry by giving them an opportunity to bring their innovations to the market. The competition is separated into four phases: team formation, executive summary, commercialization plan, and the final pitch and showcase. Team formation After…

Crowdfunding – new regulations and research

This blog post was written by Alec Miller, Manager, Measured Innovation at TechAlliance. Crowdfunding is a new and constantly evolving space. Not only are there new crowdfunding portals and tools popping up regularly, there are also significant research and regulatory developments too. On the research front, a new report by a group of researchers from…