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News Releases

  • New partnership will advance cybersecurity innovation

    Dec 18, 2015New partnership will advance cybersecurity innovation
    As security in online information storage, networking communications and commerce becomes a global priority, enhancements to the technology that keeps information safe are more important than ever.
  • Five OCE-backed projects that will improve remote patient monitoring and care

    Dec 01, 2015Five OCE-backed projects that will improve remote patient monitoring and care
    More than $3 million is being invested in five public-private partnerships through an Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) program focused on use of technology to remotely monitor and care for Ontario patients.
  • OCE and CCAA strengthen Ontario-China investment ties with new partners

    Nov 13, 2015OCE and CCAA strengthen Ontario-China investment ties with new partners
    TORONTO/BEIJING, November 13, 2015 – Building on an existing partnership, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA) are strengthening ties between Ontario-based businesses and the Chinese investment community.
  • New program will grow agri-based industrial bioproduct development in Ontario

    Nov 09, 2015New program will grow agri-based industrial bioproduct development in Ontario
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) are fostering innovation in the province’s growing agri-based industrial bioproducts sector.
  • Celebrating the future of academic incubators – UBI Awards in North America

    Nov 04, 2015Celebrating the future of academic incubators – UBI Awards in North America
    On November 2 and 3, 2015, UBI Global and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) co-hosted a benchmarking conference & award ceremony for the 2015 top performing university business incubators in North America. The event was held at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox.
  • Innovative companies to be featured as part of Ontario Economic Summit

    Oct 26, 2015Innovative companies to be featured as part of Ontario Economic Summit
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is partnering with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to present a showcase of some of the best and brightest companies and innovators the province has to offer at this week’s Ontario Economic Summit.
  • Two high-potential Ontario startups recognized with OCE awards

    Oct 23, 2015Two high-potential Ontario startups recognized with OCE awards
    TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2015 – Two Ontario companies – one developing off-grid energy solutions and the other providing scientists with better access to research documents – were recognized for their success in creating game-changing innovations at Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Annual General Meeting last night.
  • Ten startups selected for new China-Ontario incubator

    Oct 02, 2015Ten startups selected for new China-Ontario incubator
    Ten dynamic Ontario startups have been selected as the first participants in a first-to-market incubator for investment-ready companies seeking an international presence in China. The companies will become part of the China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP), which matches Ontario companies with investors, potential partners and mentors in and from China, as well as a small group of Canadian mentors who will work with them in Toronto and Beijing. The initiative is the result of a partnership between Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA), who are working together to educate and prepare the companies and help shape their business models to fit the Chinese market.
  • OCE joins UBI Global in hosting incubator awards event

    Sep 28, 2015OCE joins UBI Global in hosting incubator awards event
    On November 2nd and 3rd, UBI Global and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will co-host the recognition event of top performing university business incubators in North America 2015. All participants from the UBI Global Benchmark of 2015 based in North America are eligible to get recognised and highlighted as a top incubator.
  • OCE and Venture for Canada create fellowship stream for STEM students

    Sep 08, 2015OCE and Venture for Canada create fellowship stream for STEM students
    Ontario Centres of Excellence and Venture for Canada are harnessing the energy and skill of Ontario’s talented post-secondary graduates to power the province’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.