News and Features

News & Features

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    OCE spearheads global challenge to reduce Ontario’s greenhouse gas emissions

    Apr 13, 2017OCE spearheads global challenge to reduce Ontario’s greenhouse gas emissions
    On behalf of the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ontario Centres of Excellence today launched the Solutions 2030 Challenge at the Toronto Sustainability Summit.
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    Ontario Government Announces Support for Semi-Finalists in $20 million competition

    Apr 07, 2017Ontario Government Announces Support for Semi-Finalists in $20 million competition
    Today at POND Technologies Inc. in Markham, Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, announced the government’s support for three Ontario-based teams among the 25 international semi-finalists in the $20-million global NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition.

OCE In The News

  • March 20, 2017 – Globe and MailInventing innovation: Making a formula for startup success

    Cian O’Sullivan is the picture of confidence as he speaks to a packed lecture hall at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. A tall, lantern-jawed man, Mr. O’Sullivan begins his presentation with a slick video explaining the genius idea developed by Beagle Inc., his Kitchener, Ont.-based startup. Using artificial intelligence (AI), Beagle’s software reviews dense contracts and other legal documents and roots out critical information in minutes. Most of the 30 million small- and medium-sized businesses in North America don’t use lawyers for commercial deals; Beagle’s product saves them hours of aggravation.

  • March 13, 2017 – Brampton GuardianOntario issues innovation challenge to small and medium-sized businesses

    Ontario is inviting companies to compete for funding to create and test technology solutions for challenges facing government services.Small and medium-sized businesses will be provided with funding to take an innovative idea and develop and test a working prototype.