CSA contract giant leap towards launching Western into space

Western University’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space) has landed a major contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop an Integrated Vision System for future rover missions that could ultimately represent a flagship Canadian technology contribution for international missions to the Moon.     The Integrated Vision System, which will be mounted on a rover…

Creating a Digital Imaging Centre of Excellence in London’s Health Care Cluster

On December 10 London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), St. Joseph’s Health Care London, and Western University announced the formation of a partnership with Siemens Healthineers in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), interventional angiography, cardiology and cardiac surgery that will create a centre of excellence in advanced diagnostic imaging and therapeutics in southwestern Ontario. Building on established…

London Celebrates Entrepreneurship at the #LondonCAN Exchange

There was no shortage of opportunities for entrepreneurs in London, Ontario this Global Entrepreneurship Week. In a series of events hosted by community organizations throughout London, the city’s entrepreneurs came together for valuable networking, professional development and resource-sharing opportunities under the #LondonCAN campaign. This year’s key initiative was the inaugural #LondonCAN Exchange, which brought together…

Answering Big Questions for the Good of Society

The next generation of leaders will be better armed against unprecedented technical transformation thanks to a new partnership between Western and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) that will establish a program focused on the ethical and social aspects of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), university officials announced today. A $3-million investment by RBC has…

WesternU Receives $522 Million Grant from Siemens PLM Software Partnership with Longterm Technology Services Inc.

Western University will now use the same technology in its Faculty of Engineering classrooms that businesses around the world employ to design some of today’s most sophisticated products thanks to an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software. The new academic partnership was announced earlier today. Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of…