Media Releases

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News Releases

  • Social Enterprise Zone and Pitch Competition now accepting applications

    Discovery 2018 ready to help Social Entrepreneurs Scale Up

    Feb 14, 2018Discovery 2018 ready to help Social Entrepreneurs Scale Up
    Applications Open for Social Enterprise Zone and $20,000 Social Enterprise Pitch Competition
  • Ontario Enhancing Research Opportunities for College Students

    Feb 06, 2018Ontario Enhancing Research Opportunities for College Students
    Ontario is supporting projects across the province that will connect college students with businesses to tackle R&D challenges and launch innovative new products and services.
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    Accessibility Innovation Showcase and $20,000 Tech Pitch Competition Open for Applications

    Feb 01, 2018Accessibility Innovation Showcase and $20,000 Tech Pitch Competition Open for Applications
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), on behalf of the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario (ADO), is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the next Accessibility Innovation Showcase (AIS) and Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition.
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    CENGN and OCE Join Forces with Government of Ontario to Create Advanced Networking Capabilities for Innovators, Firms Across the Province

    Jan 25, 2018CENGN and OCE Join Forces with Government of Ontario to Create Advanced Networking Capabilities for Innovators, Firms Across the Province
    CENGN (Centre of Excellence in next Generation Networks), a leader in the rapid commercialization of network products, applications and services, and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are joining forces to catalyze the development of advanced networking technologies and further establish the province as a global leader in this emerging field.
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    Ground-breaking tech identifies cognitive diseases with high accuracy

    Jan 25, 2018Ground-breaking tech identifies cognitive diseases with high accuracy
    Revera Inc. and WinterLight Labs today demonstrated a new speech-assessment technology that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New innovative system aims to solve communication challenges in long-term care homes

    Dec 07, 2017New innovative system aims to solve communication challenges in long-term care homes
    peopleCare Communities and Hogan Pharmacy Partners demonstrated a new communication system for long-term care (LTC) homes that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • Building capacity in the health system to improve follow-up care for breast cancer patients

    Dec 05, 2017Building capacity in the health system to improve follow-up care for breast cancer patients
    Dr. Fahima Osman, cancer surgeon, demonstrated CareHub – an online platform for breast cancer patients that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • The Ottawa Hospital demonstrates new web platform for remote pathology services

    Dec 01, 2017The Ottawa Hospital demonstrates new web platform for remote pathology services
    The Eastern Ontario Region Laboratory Association (EORLA) and Pathcore demonstrated the benefits of live digital microscopy for intra-operative consultations and its benefits for distributed healthcare delivery networks, a project funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling

    Dec 01, 2017New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling
    The Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in partnership with GE Healthcare Canada, has launched a new screening tool to reduce the rate of falls among seniors. The project, supported by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund, will also provide valuable data to assist healthcare teams in developing effective falls prevention strategies for the future.
  • New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

    Nov 30, 2017New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital
    Arnprior Region & West Ottawa (AROW) and Upper Canada (UC) Health Links demonstrated a new innovative telehealth technology developed by Aetonix Systems that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).