The Games Institute receives $5.8 in funding to study gaming

Professor Neil Randall and The Games Institute at the University of Waterloo has received $5.8 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to fun research projects over the next seven years in partnership with six post secondary schools in Canada and the US, as well as industry partners.

MaRS Future Leaders entrepreneurship boot-camp accepting teen applicants

MaRS Discovery District is looking for students between the ages of 13 and 15 who are eager to become tomorrow’s leaders… Applications are now open for an entrepreneurship boot camp this summer at MaRS Discovery District. During this one-week session, the students will invent and test an original business idea and learn skills critical to…

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…

Western on cloud nine with IBM, government partnership

Western University announced the formation of a new Ontario-based multi-million dollar research and development computing network today with its partners, the Governments of Canada and Ontario, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the University of Toronto. One of the primary nodes for the newly formed Southern Ontario Smart Computing and Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) is Western’s Shared Hierarchical…

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…

Nominations are open for the 2012 Techcellence Awards

Techcellence Awards – honouring the excellence of tech entrepreneurs, start-ups and established tech companies in London and Southwestern, Ontario. The winners of the Techcellence Awards will be announced at the Gearing up for Growth Conference in three categories: innovation, growth, community engagement. If you would like to nominate your company for the Innovation or Growth…

CarProof named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies

Thanks to a focus on employee satisfaction, a push to hire only the best and a belief that the workplace should always be inspiring and never boring, CarProof Vehicle History Reports, Canada’s leading provider of the most comprehensive used vehicle history report, has become a place where both management and staff thrive. The London, Ont.-based…

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc initiates development and validation of bioanalytical method for COTI-2 Phase 1 Study

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (COTI) (TSX Venture: COT) announced today that it has engaged Algorithme Pharma Inc. (Algorithme) of Montreal, Canada, an internationally recognized contract research organization, to develop and validate the final quantitative method to be used for preclinical and Phase 1 studies for COTI-2. “The development and validation of a bioanalytical method for COTI-2 in human…

McGowan Clean Inc. opens for business

McGowan Clean Inc. is putting pride and professionalism back into the cleaning business. A return to the etiquette and detailed performance expected and demanded of business in the 1960s is McGowan Clean’s primary goal. McGowan Clean offers both residential and small commercial cleaning services in a luxurious manner. Though the etiquette and detailed performance is…

The Achievement Centre International Signs Agreement with Distributor in France

The Achievement Centre International is pleased to announce it has signed its first strategic distribution agreement in France with Kalystos to distribute the work of Nicholas Boothman. Mr. Boothman is one of the most successful authors that The Achievement Centre represents. Kalystos will distribute two programs: the 2-day program FullyConnected in Business, and How to Connect in Business…