OCE In The News

  • May 28, 2013 – WETech AllianceSandwich Secondary School Student Wins at Discovery
    WEtech Alliance is pleased to announce that Riley Tsang of Sandwich Secondary School and his company, Simplistic Lawn Care, was chosen as one of six winners of the Make Your Pitch competition at Discovery.
  • May 28, 2013 – itbusiness.caSMBs have growing need for high performance computing, big data
    In many ways, high performance computing is still more of an industry concept than a real strategy among Canadian SMBs. Yet high performance computing (HPC), data mining and big data are only going to play a bigger role in businesses in the next few years, according to a panel at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery conference Monday afternoon.
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNThe Business News
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth talks with Jay Godsall from SolarShip about his company's aviation innovations live from the Discovery show floor. (~5:20 mark)
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNPrinting 3D Chocolate
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth talks to the University of Waterloo team behind the 3D chocolate printer on the Discovery show floor.
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNNight Vision Helicopter Simulator
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth tries out the new immersive synthetic trainer developed at Carleton University on the Discovery show floor.
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNNew tablet is as thin as paper
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth interviews the team behind the PaperTab flexible computer out of Queen's University's Human Media Lab.
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNX Prize Foundation Invests in Technology
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth interviews Discovery keynote speaker Peter Diamandis from the Discovery show floor.
  • May 27, 2013 – CHCH TVDiscovery Innovation
    We’ve been hearing for years about how much of a hard time many college and university graduates are having finding jobs in their areas of expertise… But now, some students are graduating and becoming their own bosses — becoming entrepreneurs at an early age. Cindy Csordas was at an innovation event known as “Discovery” run by Ontario Centres of Excellence Monday and she has the story…
  • May 27, 2013 – BNNThe benefits of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
    BNN host Michael Hainsworth talks to NGF Geomatics about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles from the Discovery show floor.
  • May 27, 2013 – itbusiness.caBusinesses should embrace change or prepare to fail
    Canadian businesses must be prepared to embrace innovation and changes in technology – or run the risk of becoming obsolete. That was the focus of keynote speaker Peter Diamandis‘ talk on Monday at the Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery conference. Diamandis, founder and CEO of the X Prize Foundation, addressed about 2,400 people at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, telling business owners, academics and students in high tech that when it comes to solving the world’s problems, innovators can look at disruptive technology as either a sources of stress, or as an opportunity.
  • May 27, 2013 – The Morning Show: Global Toronto Dr. Tom Corr discusses innovative Discovery trade show
    Now in its eighth year, Ontario Centre of Excellence’s Discovery trade show features brilliant made-in Ontario inventions. OCE President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr is on to discuss the innovative trade show.
  • May 27, 2013 – Western NewsEngineering team among IDeA student competition finalists
    Western Engineering students Shuang Song, Joseph Santarelli and Nicole Kucirek know their idea could be considered all wet. But it just might be a winner. The Western team developed a sensor that provides swimmers using an iPod or MP3 player with an audio warning when they are reaching the end of a pool. The team will showcase their inventionat the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery conference today at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building.
  • May 25, 2013 – Digital JournalOntario universities tap into student creativity to make life more accessible for all in annual IDeA competition
    A navigation system that will alert users with visual disabilities to obstacles in their environment and a wheelchair seat that adjusts to help users reach higher cupboards are designs from some of the finalists of the Council of Ontario Universities' (COU) annual Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition. The nine finalists will showcase their inventions at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery conference on May 27 at 5:15 p.m.
  • May 24, 2013 – Niagara College News NC to showcase innovative projects at OCE conference
    Niagara Research, Niagara College’s Research & Innovation Division, will showcase its most recent recipe for success next week by offering samples of an alcohol-free lager developed in partnership with MADD Virgin Drinks. The taste sampling will be just one of the demonstrations by Niagara Research at the Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery conference, being held May 27 and 28 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
  • May 24, 2013 – Globe Advisor Ontario universities tap into student creativity to make life more accessible for all in annual IDeA competition
    A navigation system that will alert users with visual disabilities to obstacles in their environment and a wheelchair seat that adjusts to help users reach higher cupboards are designs from some of the finalists of the Council of Ontario Universities' (COU) annual Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition. The nine finalists will showcase their inventions at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery conference on May 27 at 5:15 p.m.
  • May 23, 2013 – Northern Ontario BusinessNorthern companies to be featured at Toronto conference
    Twenty-one companies from northern communities will be part of the Northern Ontario Innovation Pavilion at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery Conference to be held in Toronto, May 27th to 28th, 2013.
  • May 23, 2013 – Sault This WeekInnovation Centres to Showcase 21 Companies at OCE Discovery Conference
    The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) today announced that 21 companies from northern communities will be part of the Northern Ontario Innovation Pavilion at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery Conference to be held in Toronto, May 27th to 28th, 2013.
  • May 22, 2013 – TechVibesMobile Innovations @ Discovery
    In conjunction with The Mobile Institute, Mobile Innovations @ Discovery is co-produced with the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and held during OCE's annual award winning trade show & conference - Discovery in Toronto, Ontario.
  • May 20, 2013 – cartt.caDiscovery 2013 OCE confab features new mobile showcase

    Some of Ontario’s best and brightest minds will be showing off their newest ideas, innovations and solutions at the eighth annual Discovery 2013 innovation conference and tradeshow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre May 27 and 28.

  • May 9, 2013 – MediacasterMobile Innovation Not for Dummies: OCE Partners with Mobile Institute
    Mobile Innovation will be the face of this year’s Digital Zone, itself a key component of the upcoming OCE Discovery trade show and conference. Discovery 2013 is staged by Ontario Centres of Excellence, event organizers have this year partnered with The Mobile Institute to deliver a dozen engaging panel presentations and more than 30 speakers to address and explore the next frontier of digital media: mobile innovation.