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News Releases

  • OCE and NSERC announce a new partnership to drive industry-academic R&D commercialization

    Aug 19, 2020OCE and NSERC announce a new partnership to drive industry-academic R&D commercialization
    OCE and the Natural Sciences and Engineering and Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are announcing a new partnership that will expand opportunities for Ontario’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop and commercialize technical innovations by supporting R&D collaborations between Ontario's industry and publicly funded post-secondary institutions.
  • Innovation Economy Council formed to drive Canada’s technology economy post-pandemic

    Apr 30, 2020Innovation Economy Council formed to drive Canada’s technology economy post-pandemic
    The founders of the newly established Innovation Economy Council (IEC) — MaRS, OCE, Communitech, DMZ, Invest Ottawa and CCRM — have published the group’s first white paper: The post-viral pivot: How Canada's tech startups can drive the recovery from COVID-19.
  • A connected community, a coordinated response

    Mar 16, 2020A connected community, a coordinated response
    The health and safety of our staff, partners, and the broader public is our top priority. We are taking proactive actions to support global, national, provincial and local efforts being undertaken on the ground as we work together to “flatten the curve.”
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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.
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    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.