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News

  • A connected community, a coordinated response

    Mar 16, 2020A connected community, a coordinated response
    The health and safety of our staff, partners, and the broader public is our top priority. We are taking proactive actions to support global, national, provincial and local efforts being undertaken on the ground as we work together to “flatten the curve.”
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    OCE names new President and CEO

    Oct 11, 2019OCE names new President and CEO
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudia Krywiak has been appointed the new President and CEO of OCE.
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    Kingston Health Sciences Centre Procures COPD technology from Cloud DX

    Sep 16, 2019Kingston Health Sciences Centre Procures COPD technology from Cloud DX
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a degenerative lung condition that, in Canada, is most commonly caused by long-term use and exposure to tobacco smoking and is a prevalent condition in the Kingston region.

OCE-Supported Companies in the News

  • March 22, 2019 – TechcrunchHelping children overcome their mobility challenges, Trexo Robotics gets a Y Combinator boost

    Manmeet Maggu and Rahul Udasi didn’t know it when they met at the University of Waterloo  eleven years ago, but the bond that the two forged in late night study sessions as roommates in the UW Place dorm has helped power their work building an exoskeleton that allows children with disabilities to walk.

    The fruit of that labor is Trexo Robotics, which will graduate as part of the latest batch of Y Combinator’s winter 2019 cohort.

  • March 4, 2019 – eSentireeSentire Raises $47 Million to Provide AI-Powered Managed Detection and Response
    eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has raised an additional USD $47 million in funding led by majority investor Warburg Pincus and minority investors Georgian Partners and Edison Partners.

OCE in the News

  • March 4, 2019 – Georgian CollegeGeorgian students help take cottage country business to the next level
    On the verge of a growth spurt, Muskoka-based company Jayne’s Cottages is working with students in Georgian’s Big Data Analytics graduate certificate program on a research project that will transform how the company communicates and manages its data.
  • February 11, 2019 – St. Joseph's Healthcare LondonExploring mobile software to better support youth mental heath
    On February 7, 2019, Lawson Health Research Institute and InputHealth announced a new healthcare technology that aims to improve access for youth mental health care through remote virtual care.

Events

  • May 20, 2020Toronto, ONMeeting of the Minds CityMobility 2020
    Meeting of the Minds will convene 150 global thought leaders in Toronto, Canada to share best practices, lessons learned, and key insights that are accelerating new mobility solutions and autonomous technology in cities.