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OCE-Supported Companies in the News

  • August 13, 2018 – McMaster University Faculty of EngineeringBig Ideas: A tape measure for colour
    Eyeing up Matthew Sheridan’s success would make any ambitious entrepreneur green with envy. And thanks to Sheridan and his game-changing portable invention, the Nix Pro Color Sensor, the world can now measure exactly that shade of green.
  • August 13, 2018 – Today's NorthumberlandQoints Wins First “Pitch to the Chief” Competition
    As part of the continuing lineup of events at Venture13, Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (Northumberland CFDC) in partnership with Cobourg Police Service (CPS) held its first “Pitch to the Chief” competition for technology entrepreneurs. Qoints emerged as the winner in an award ceremony hosted by the Chief.

OCE in the News


  • August 23, 2018Hamilton, ONMcMaster Engineering Technology Research and Innovation Conference (METRIC 2018)
    This conference will provide an opportunity for graduate students, postdocs, professors and industrial alumni in different engineering fields to engage, share ideas, develop collaboration strategies and share information about resources. Researchers can discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, and practical challenges encountered and together we can work to find solutions while fostering collaboration between departments, research groups and industry.
  • August 24, 2018Ottawa, ONRE/ACTION Applied Research Showcase
    "RE/ACTION" highlights leading-edge applied research done in collaboration with industry, institutional and community partners, providing a glimpse into the future of technology and the current state of innovation.
  • September 5, 2018Toronto, ONStartup Canada Canadian Export Challenge
    Canada’s entire export and global growth ecosystem are uniting to propel the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort of 2,500 entrepreneurs to go global by accelerating access to markets, mentors, customers, and capital. Apply to join ‘Team Canada’ and benefit from the support of government, industry and non-profit partners to scale.