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News Releases

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    OCE names new President and CEO

    Oct 11, 2019OCE names new President and CEO
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudia Krywiak has been appointed the new President and CEO of OCE.
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    Kingston Health Sciences Centre Procures COPD technology from Cloud DX

    Sep 16, 2019Kingston Health Sciences Centre Procures COPD technology from Cloud DX
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a degenerative lung condition that, in Canada, is most commonly caused by long-term use and exposure to tobacco smoking and is a prevalent condition in the Kingston region.
  • Cloud DX Connected Health Kits

    Markham Stouffville Hospital procures a new innovation solution to manage COPD

    Jul 10, 2019Markham Stouffville Hospital procures a new innovation solution to manage COPD
    Following a two year-long pilot project, Cloud DX is excited to announce the purchase of several new Connected Health Kits by Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) to continue to provide remote monitoring for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • Dr. Tom Corr speaking at Discovery 2019

    Ontario Centres of Excellence CEO Stepping Down

    Jun 18, 2019Ontario Centres of Excellence CEO Stepping Down
    After nearly a decade at the helm of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr will be stepping down at the end of June but will remain on OCE’s board of directors.
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    Winners of Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition announced at Discovery 2019

    May 15, 2019Winners of Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition announced at Discovery 2019
    Six high school entrepreneurs were announced as winners of the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition at this year’s Discovery conference.
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    Discovery 2019 to feature 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, robotics, ag-tech and many more leading-edge Ontario innovations

    May 03, 2019Discovery 2019 to feature 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, robotics, ag-tech and many more leading-edge Ontario innovations
    Celebrating 14 years of bold, new ideas, Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) award-winning Discovery conference returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, on May 13-14.
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    Twenty Ontario high school entrepreneurs will "Make their Pitch" at Discovery 2019

    May 02, 2019Twenty Ontario high school entrepreneurs will "Make their Pitch" at Discovery 2019
    Twenty high school entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas live at Discovery 2019 for start-up support and entrepreneurial mentorship through Ontario’s Summer Company program and other awards in the Young Entrepreneurs, Make your Pitch competition.
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    Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network partners with Canadian International AutoShow

    Feb 15, 2019Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network partners with Canadian International AutoShow
    The Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), administered by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), is partnering with the 2019 Canadian International AutoShow to bring content to AutoShow Live, presented at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the Toronto Star booth.
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    Made-in-Ontario innovation and job creation the highlights of OCE Annual General Meeting and Showcase

    Oct 18, 2018Made-in-Ontario innovation and job creation the highlights of OCE Annual General Meeting and Showcase
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) celebrated another successful year last night as the province’s pre-eminent research-to-commercialization organization, with over 400 attendees at its Annual General Meeting at Toronto’s Design Exchange.
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    Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program announces 20 cross-provincial projects

    May 08, 2018Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program announces 20 cross-provincial projects
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announced 20 new projects valued at more than $36 million. The funding is the result of the Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program (AOIP), a cross-provincial collaboration between Ontario and Alberta.