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    Driving a provincial strategy for HPC and big data

    Oct 30, 2014Driving a provincial strategy for HPC and big data
    OCE is playing a vital role in Compute Ontario, a new research computing institution that will be instrumental in advancing a more strategic and holistic approach to the province’s HPC resources and capacity. Ron Van Holst, OCE’s director of research development in high performance computing, will provide interim leadership during its start-up phase.
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    OCE Welcomes David Fransen as Executive in Residence

    Oct 30, 2014OCE Welcomes David Fransen as Executive in Residence
    David Fransen, a longtime senior executive and advisor to the Canadian government, industry and academia, and Canada’s former Consul General in Los Angeles, has joined Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) as Executive in Residence, Global Partnerships.
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    Toronto-based tech companies Bionym and InteraXon win prestigious OCE awards

    Oct 30, 2014Toronto-based tech companies Bionym and InteraXon win prestigious OCE awards
    Two successful young entrepreneurs were named as winners of a pair of awards at Ontario Centres of Excellence’s annual general meeting on Oct. 21. Bionym co-founder and CEO Karl Martin and InteraXon co-founder and CEO Ariel Garten took home top honours and $25,000 each for their work innovating wearable technology.