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News Releases

  • New Health Self-Care App Demonstrated at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

    Nov 01, 2017New Health Self-Care App Demonstrated at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Think Research demonstrated a new health self-care application funded by the Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
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    Spotlight on Made-In-Ontario Innovation at OCE Annual General Meeting and Showcase

    Oct 19, 2017Spotlight on Made-In-Ontario Innovation at OCE Annual General Meeting and Showcase
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) celebrated another year as the province's leading research-to-commercialization organization with over 400 participants registered to attend its Annual General Meeting at Toronto's Design Exchange last night.
  • OCE Announces Finalists for 2017 Awards Worth $50,000

    Oct 19, 2017OCE Announces Finalists for 2017 Awards Worth $50,000
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is proud to announce the 2017 finalists for the Martin Walmsley Award for Entrepreneurship and the Mind-to-Market Award . The two annual awards will be presented tonight at OCE’s Annual General Meeting at Toronto’s Design Exchange.
  • Ontario Helping Young Entrepreneurs Kick-Start Own Businesses

    Oct 06, 2017Ontario Helping Young Entrepreneurs Kick-Start Own Businesses
    Ontario is fostering entrepreneurship among high-school students by supporting the 6th Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition.
  • AdvancingEducation Round 2

    OCE's AdvancingEducation Program announces next round of classroom innovations

    Sep 07, 2017OCE's AdvancingEducation Program announces next round of classroom innovations
    Six innovative projects have received funding through Round 2 of Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE) AdvancingEducation program.
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    Ontario Centres of Excellence and Fintech Sandbox Announce New Partnership

    Jun 23, 2017Ontario Centres of Excellence and Fintech Sandbox Announce New Partnership
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and Boston based Fintech Sandbox Announce a New Partnership starting in Ontario.
  • Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition winners announced at Discovery 2017

    May 16, 2017Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition winners announced at Discovery 2017
    Six high-school entrepreneurs were announced as winners of the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition at this year's Discovery, hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE).
  • $20,000 Accessibility Innovation Showcase Tech Pitch Competition Winner Announced at Discovery 2017

    May 16, 2017$20,000 Accessibility Innovation Showcase Tech Pitch Competition Winner Announced at Discovery 2017
    The winner of Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE) $20,000 Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition was announced at the Discovery conference by Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) in partnership with the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario (ADO).
  • Winner of $25,000 Social Enterprise Pitch Competition announced at Discovery

    May 16, 2017Winner of $25,000 Social Enterprise Pitch Competition announced at Discovery
    The winner of the annual Social Enterprise Pitch Competition was announced at Ontario Centres of Excellence's Discovery conference.
  • Health Technologies Fund Next Round Opens

    May 09, 2017Health Technologies Fund Next Round Opens
    The second round of Ontario’s $20-million Health Technologies Fund (HTF) is now accepting applications. This groundbreaking program provides grants to support the implementation of Ontario-based health technologies. HTF reflects the values of Ontario’s Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care by connecting patients with the right care closer to home, improving the quality of care, and bringing value to the healthcare system.