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The city is spending $200,000 to kick-start a new food technology initiative at the Accelerator Centre.
On Monday, councillors approved a recommendation from the city's economic development committee to provide seed funding for what they're calling Canada's Technology for Food Initiative.
The goal is to marry Waterloo's tech and academic communities with the world of food processing and production to innovate, increase efficiency and try to keep processors here.
The food technology…
Groundbreaking initiative bringing together industry, academia and government to foster innovation and sustainability in food and beverage processing in Ontario
World-renowned for its cultivation of technology entrepreneurship and commercialization, Waterloo's Accelerator Centre announced today it has partnered with the City of Waterloo to launch Canada's first innovation program focused on the food and beverage processing industry. Canada's Technology for Food (CTFF), spearheaded by the Waterloo Economic Development Committee (WEDC) and its vice-chair Ted McKechnie, will bring industry and academic partners together with Waterloo's business community…
What started as a platform to measure stress levels of grizzly bears in the Alberta wild may just keep you out of the hospital in the future.
Ryan Denomme and his team at Nicoya Lifesciences, a startup based at Waterloo's Accelerator Centre, were inspired by the challenge of taking blood tests in the wild during grad school studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo, where Denomme worked in the sensors and integrated microsystems lab. They designed a system that allowed…
Waterloo North Hydro today announced it has invested in Eyedro Green Solutions Inc. eyedro.com, a local software and electronics design company that helps consumers better understand their electricity usage and help them reduce costs.
Through its holding company, Waterloo North Hydro purchased 23 per cent of Eyedro with an option to purchase an additional 10 per cent within a year.
"This is an important strategic investment for us," said Tim Jackson, Chair of Waterloo North Hydro's Business…
Austin Radiological Association Deploys eUnity™ Universal Viewer for Image Viewing on Mobile Devices
Client Outlook Inc., an industry leader in clinical image viewing solutions, is pleased to announce Austin Radiological Association MSO, LLC (ARA) has selected its eUnity™ universal viewer, providing ARA's referring physician and image management clients with unprecedented access to medical images.
Since 1954, ARA has been a leader in imaging services in Austin and Central Texas, providing CT (CAT Scans), MBI, MRI, Digital Mammography (mammograms), X-ray, Ultrasound (sonography), PET/CT,…
Accelerator Program Graduates: Axonify, Magnet Forensics Inc. and Miovision Technologies were recognized at the CDMN Canada 3.0 2013
Today, the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) announced the winners of the inaugural CDMN Moonshot Awards. The four winning Canadian digital media companies were honoured at CDMN's Canada 3.0 conference, taking place today and tomorrow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
The Awards, presented in four categories, were developed to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media. The Moonshot Awards also acknowledge companies that…
Stratford Accelerator Centre launches
Stratford already had the mine.
Now it has the mill, just a few blocks away.
There was some fanfare at 6 Wellington St. Thursday as dozens of invited business, academic and community leaders gathered for the official grand opening of the Stratford Accelerator Centre.
"I'm not going to tell you this was an easy road," said University of Waterloo Stratford campus executive director Ginny Dybenko from a packed upper-floor meeting room at the downtown centre, "but we're absolutely delighted now…
Staying Secure Online
TitanFile Inc., the developer of a secure collaboration and document-sharing system, has unveiled new features for its product, including the TitanFile Secure Deposit Box, which makes it even easier and safer for clients to receive communications.
Based in Halifax and Kitchener, TitanFile began two years ago as a secure document-sharing platform and launched a new version last autumn that stressed ease of use and flexibility so it could operate seamlessly with other products on any device. …
2013 Edison Awards Announced for Innovative Products and Services
The Edison Awards, which celebrate game-changing new products and services from around the world in the spirit of Thomas Edison, announced its 2013 winners Thursday night in Chicago at a ceremony attended by 400 international business leaders and innovators.
"It is important that such excellence in innovation be widely recognized and done so in the spirit of the world's greatest inventor."
Innovations honored last night crossed a broad spectrum of industries and applications. Winning…
Drawing on its RSS expertise, leading Canadian tech start-up WellRead Inc. has accelerated development and recently launched a web-based platform that aims to simplify how readers can keep up with fast-moving traditional news and their own social media networks.
"Our solution is the next generation for Google Reader users now scrambling for the effective tools they need. Now is the time to switch," explains Rob Darling , CEO and founder of WellRead, among this year's leading tech startups.
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