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News Releases

  • CCR congratulates Rna Diagnostics Inc. on $925,000 Syndicated Life Science Investment

    Mar 16, 2012 CCR congratulates Rna Diagnostics Inc. on $925,000 Syndicated Life Science Investment
    The Centre of Commercialization of Research (CCR) wishes to congratulate Rna Diagnostics on the announcement of an investment syndicate of $925,000 CDN involving members of the York Angels, the Golden Triangle Angle Network (GTAN), the Georgian Angel Network (GAN), and the Niagara Angel Network (NAN). The news release can be found below.
  • New industrial R&D fellowships funding

    Feb 14, 2012New industrial R&D fellowships funding
    Recognizing the need to invest in the development of highly qualified recent graduates, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are partnering to enable Ontario small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enhance their R&D capacity with the addition of highly skilled graduates.
  • Annual General Meeting showcases OCE’s successes in 2010/2011

    Nov 08, 2011Annual General Meeting showcases OCE’s successes in 2010/2011
    On Monday November 7th 2011 the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) welcomed over 200 attendees to its eighth Annual General Meeting.
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence honours three start-ups with over $200K to facilitate innovative industry-academic business ventures

    Nov 08, 2011Ontario Centres of Excellence honours three start-ups with over $200K to facilitate innovative industry-academic business ventures
    Three innovative industry-academic business ventures were each handed the prestigious Martin Walmsley Fellowship for Technological Entrepreneurship award facilitated by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) at its Annual General Meeting last night.
  • Aeryon Labs Inc. honoured with prestigious Mind to Market award for collaborative research efforts in commercialization

    Nov 08, 2011Aeryon Labs Inc. honoured with prestigious Mind to Market award for collaborative research efforts in commercialization
    A passion for creating a business in unmanned flying aerial vehicles that involved key partnerships with university researchers and other Ontario corporations to advance the research, development and commercialization of a new technology, has garnered the team at Aeryon Labs Inc. the prestigious Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) 2011 Mind to Market Award.
  • IP Osgoode and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) create groundbreaking IP clinical program

    Jun 03, 2011IP Osgoode and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) create groundbreaking IP clinical program
    IP Osgoode has partnered with Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) to create a unique intellectual property (IP) clinical program that will match Osgoode law students with OCE-supported companies to help them secure and protect their IP en route to commercial success.
  • Discovery 2011 Story Abstracts

    May 18, 2011Discovery 2011 Story Abstracts
    Surgical perfection takes lots of practice - LifeLike BioTissue. Every student of surgery needs plenty of practice before taking their skill into the field. But attracting volunteers willing to take a practice shot in the arm (or worse) can be a real challenge.
  • Ultimate Science Fair Meets Canada's Best Trade Show at Ontario Centres of Excellence's Discovery 2011

    May 18, 2011Ultimate Science Fair Meets Canada's Best Trade Show at Ontario Centres of Excellence's Discovery 2011
    In what could best be described as the ultimate science fair meets trade show, Discovery 11 hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will highlight the truly remarkable innovation coming out of Ontario including universities and colleges.
  • International Alliance Created to Further Commercialization of Research

    Mar 31, 2011International Alliance Created to Further Commercialization of Research
    Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE's) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) recently hosted a gathering of some of the world's brightest minds from academia, government and industry in a bid to better capitalize on the commercialization potential of publicly funded research and enhance the state of innovation in Canada and around the world.