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Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program

Supporting cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces.

Discovery Registration Now Open

This spring, experience the Ontario of tomorrow at Discovery.

Call for Expert Reviewers

OCE is creating a body of select entrepreneurs to draw from when evaluating funding applications from start-ups across a number of industries. Apply by April 24, 2014.

Make Your Pitch

High school video competition seeks next generation of entrepreneurs!

Getting Started

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) can help you turn your idea into income. You can access expert talent in Ontario’s research institutions to solve your innovation challenge. You can gain real-world skills and experience in research and development.
Find out how OCE can help you >

Our Community

  • There is only one week left to vote for your favourite video by Ontario high school students. The voting period for Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch ends April 25th
  • In the Career Zone at Discovery students will be able to search, Canada’s largest student job board, with on-site assistance from company representatives.

    Career Zone | OCE Discovery
    Discovery brings together over 2,500 of the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, the investment community and government to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices and research in Ontario.
  • Discovery is giving you the chance to gain exposure and seek solutions to your business challenges by meeting one-on-one with seasoned experts. Check out the Ask an Expert event here:

    Ask an Expert | OCE Discovery
    Discovery brings together over 2,500 of the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, the investment community and government to showcase...
  • Canadian technology and the flight of the drones

  • OCE applauds proposed crowd funding rules

  • Seven OCE-supported companies among 10 to watch in Ottawa

  • OCEInnovation: MT @TechAlliance: TechAlliance client commercializing new treatment 4 tremors, wins joint OCE / @OntarioBrain award -
  • OCEInnovation: @OntInnovation @Communitech Thanks for the RTs! Hope you have super weekends!
  • OCEInnovation: #ocediscovery by the numbers. OCE Pres & CEO Tom Corr shares the success of this year's Discovery conference.

Upcoming Events

  • Global Cities Summit

    Registration is now open for the Global Cities Summit, hosted by the Global City Indicators Facility, to be held Thursday, May 15 to Friday, May 16, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Register now as space is limited.

    The Global Cities Summit will be an opportunity for cities and their partners to learn, share, and exchange experiences across a wide spectrum of big ideas and innovative solutions for cities under the theme: Getting on Track: Sustainable & Inclusive Prosperity for Cities. Topics for plenary and panel discussions will range across a number of themes including, mobility, prosperity and competitiveness, resilience, smart and sustainable cities, ISO standardization, planning and design, governance and demographic change.

    Join municipal leaders from GCIF's network of cities, business leaders, senior government officials, leaders from United Nations and other international agencies, scholars, and planning & design professionals for two days of keynote speakers, expert panels, case studies and networking opportunities. The Summit will feature an Innovations Marketplace (trade exhibit) showcasing an exclusive number of leading innovators with sustainable and cutting-edge solutions for cities.
  • OSES 2014

    The Offshore Energy & Storage (OSES) Symposium and Industry Connector Event provides the opportunity and venue for academic and industrial energy generation & storage experts around the world to gather, network, and advance energy generation and energy storage technologies.

    OSES 2014 is associated with the Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage (UWCAES) Society, which is comprised of academia and industry, and seeks to advance the adoption of underwater compressed air energy storage.
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