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    TargetGHG Stream 1 and 2 projects announced by Minister Moridi

    Dec 08, 2017TargetGHG Stream 1 and 2 projects announced by Minister Moridi
    Today, the Government of Ontario announced funding for projects in Streams 1 and 2 of the TargetGHG program at Walker Environmental in Niagara Falls. TargetGHG brings together industry, cleantech SMEs and research consortia to develop technologies that will help Ontario meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution reduction targets, increase energy efficiency, support innovation, create jobs and strengthen the economy.
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    Ontario Creating Opportunity with Cars of the Future

    Nov 10, 2017Ontario Creating Opportunity with Cars of the Future
    Ontario is reinforcing its status as a go-to destination for developing automated vehicles by launching AVIN, the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, in Stratford.
  • Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business

    Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business

    Nov 09, 2017Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business
    Ontario is partnering with small businesses to develop innovative technologies that will help government deliver better services and programs across the province.

OCE-Supported Companies in the News

  • December 13, 2017 – Canadian Business The Canadian tech startups that could be the next billion-dollar breakouts
    Canada’s tech ecosystem is in rare form, with companies regularly raising nine-figure amounts from investors, and lots of young firms overcoming early challenges to rapidly grow revenue and head count. Thalmic Labs and Top Hat are among the top Canadian tech companies with very promising futures.
  • December 4, 2017 – The Chang School of Continuing EducationAccessibility Project - 2017 Finalists
    The Accessibility Project recently announced funding for assistive technology innovations, including OCE-supported AccessNow, Tecla, and Monarch Clothes.

OCE in the News

  • December 13, 2017 – Government of Ontario NewsroomOntario Passes Legislation to Ensure Safe Transition to Federal Cannabis Legalization

    The province has partnered with Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) to introduce the Small Business Innovation Challenge. It encourages small and medium-sized businesses to develop solutions to rapidly determine if a driver is impaired by cannabis or other drugs.

  • December 13, 2017 – Government of Ontario NewsroomOntario's TargetGHG Program

    Ontario announced the first recipients of TargetGHG -- a program that helps companies adopt leading-edge technologies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), while supporting entrepreneurs working on innovative ways to fight climate change. The province invested $74 million in TargetGHG through the Ontario Green Investment Fundand it is administered by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). 

Events

  • January 26, 2018Toronto, ONIT'S A START - Startup Pitch Competition
    IT’S A START is an exciting and interactive pitch competition taking place at Digifest 2018. They are looking for ideas from creative professionals, budding entrepreneurs, startups, students or recent graduates who have digital projects that they want to take to the next level.
  • April 30, 2018Toronto, ONDiscovery 2018
    Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, held this year between April 30 and May 1, 2018. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities.