ATMOS Marketing and rtraction announce the Great Western Railway Roundhouse as their next home

London’s historical Great Western Railway Roundhouse has found new tenants in digital agencies rtraction and ATMOS Marketing. With the restoration efforts of building owner Creative Property Developments Inc., the revamped London Roundhouse will be an office space unlike anything the city has ever seen. “We are thrilled to be tying our company’s future to London’s…

National Biotechnology Week: Research Park expansion plans support growing sector

London has the potential to become the cornerstone of biotechnology research in Canada, and some would say we are well on our way. The sector as a whole, while experiencing tremendous growth, is currently facing several challenges though. New expansion plans for Western’s Research Parks hope to face some of those challenges head-on and extract…

Scratch-and-Save on the Go

by Sandra Desrochers When Diana Robbins was a young girl she would accompany her mom to popular scratch-and-save retail events at Sears. Diana’s mom always let her scratch the card to reveal the discount. Diana loved scratching the card and her mom loved getting the deal. Years later during Robbins’ career in marketing and sales,…

Grade 7 and 8 students go for the gold in biotechnology competition

As part of National Biotechnology Week, grade 7 and 8 students from across London competes in London’s BIOlympics on Friday. The interactive competition pits student groups against each other as they competed in a series of biotechnology related challenges. The challenges are designed to teach students about core biotechnology principles and also to inspire students…

Life sciences networking event connects highly-skilled immigrants with London companies

LifeSci Connect, a local networking event hosted by TechAlliance, WIL Employment Connections and the London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) brought together immigrant professionals and employers in life sciences at Aroma restaurant in downtown London on Tuesday. The event, hosted as part of National Biotechnology Week, aimed to connect employers struggling to hire and retain highly-skilled…

Biotech experts break down industry challenges for startup companies

To kick off National Biotechnology Week in London, TechAlliance hosted Creative Solutions in Biotech, an industry panel event for entrepreneurs and researchers in biotechnology on Tuesday. “Startups can learn a lot from their peers’ experiences of success and failure,” said Marilyn Sinclair, President & CEO of TechAlliance. “This event brings together experts in biotechnology commercialization,…

Community Connection: Local machine shop works with London startup

One of the challenges that startup companies we work with face is making connections in the community with manufacturers and specifically with companies that can produce prototypes for their products without having to commit to minimum production quantities. London startup and TechAlliance client CryoCaddy has recently worked with Baker Custom Manufacturing, a startup itself, to…

My Singing Monsters is #1 on Amazon and PC platforms

Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce that their award-winning game My Singing Monstersis currently holding the #1 spot on both the Amazon Appstore for Android and Big Fish Games for PC. My Singing Monsters has enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success since launching roughly one year ago, and has been made available on multiple…

Member Spotlight: Harrison Pensa | September 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 Michael R. Mumby from Harrison Pensa LLP. Learn more about Harrison Pensa LLP in our member directory. 1) What is your mobile device of choice?…

60 tips in 60 minutes with rtraction

More than 25 local professionals attended the 60 Tips in 60 Minutes presentation at rtraction’s marketing pop-up clinic on Thursday at Hacker Studios. Four team members from rtraction, an IT and web development company in London, walked the group of startup and other business professionals through the dos and don’ts of marketing and web best…