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News

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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.
  • Cloud DX Connected Health Kits

    Markham Stouffville Hospital procures a new innovation solution to manage COPD

    Jul 10, 2019Markham Stouffville Hospital procures a new innovation solution to manage COPD
    Following a two year-long pilot project, Cloud DX is excited to announce the purchase of several new Connected Health Kits by Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) to continue to provide remote monitoring for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

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

  • November 5, 2019London, ONBest Defence Conference
    The Best Defence Conference is one of Canada's must-attend defence and advanced manufacturing events—bringing together Canadian and international companies to learn of Canadian defence procurement and supply chain opportunities, and network with primes and SMEs.
  • November 13, 2019Ottawa, ONCanadian Science Policy Conference 2019
    Canadian Science Policy Centre, is a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-advocate organization established 10 years ago. Over the past decade, the centre has been able to build Canada’s largest and most diverse science and innovation policy community. This year's five themes address "Building Bridges Between Science, Policy and Society."
  • November 30, 2019Toronto, ON2019 Higher Education Summit
    The Higher Education Summit is an annual event that explores the top issues affecting post-secondary education today. Highlights include featured talks from world-renowned leaders and networking opportunities at the most senior level.