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News Releases

  • China-Ontario Incubator Proves to be Successful

    Sep 29, 2016China-Ontario Incubator Proves to be Successful
    Ten more Ontario start-ups have joined the ranks of a successful first-to-market incubator for companies looking to make the most of opportunities in China thanks to a partnership between Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA).
  • Venture for Canada Continues to Recruit, Train and Support Top Talent For Ontario Startups

    Sep 08, 2016Venture for Canada Continues to Recruit, Train and Support Top Talent For Ontario Startups
    Venture for Canada, a not-for-profit that recruits, trains and supports recent graduates to work at Canadian startups, is seeing tremendous success, with 90 per cent of its fellows meeting or exceeding the expectations of employers in their job placements.
  • Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund now accepting applications

    Jul 04, 2016Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund now accepting applications
    Ontario’s $20 million Health Technologies Fund (HTF) is open for business.
  • Ontario to support local teams competing for the Carbon XPRIZE

    Jun 21, 2016Ontario to support local teams competing for the Carbon XPRIZE
    Ontario is taking a major step in the fight against climate change by making up to $2.5 million available to Ontario-based teams competing in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global challenge to address climate change by incentivizing innovators to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants and industrial facilities into valuable every day products.
  • Six new drug discovery acceleration projects supported by CQDM and Ontario Centres of Excellence showcase continued success of Quebec-Ontario Life Sciences Corridor

    Jun 07, 2016Six new drug discovery acceleration projects supported by CQDM and Ontario Centres of Excellence showcase continued success of Quebec-Ontario Life Sciences Corridor
    Partners since 2012, CQDM and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are pleased to announce the funding of six new game-changing research projects to accelerate drug discovery under the Quebec-Ontario Life Sciences Corridor, for a total of $1.8M invested.
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence and Futurpreneur Canada join forces to support young entrepreneurs

    May 04, 2016Ontario Centres of Excellence and Futurpreneur Canada join forces to support young entrepreneurs
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), one of Ontario’s top start-up support organizations, and Futurpreneur Canada, a leading national non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurs, are making it easier for aspiring business owners to find essential early stage funding.
  • Ontario’s small and medium-sized businesses to benefit from advanced computing initiative

    Feb 24, 2016Ontario’s small and medium-sized businesses to benefit from advanced computing initiative
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is teaming with IBM Canada to support the economy and job creation by bringing advanced computing technologies and resources to the province’s small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence tasked with managing province’s new emissions reduction program

    Feb 17, 2016Ontario Centres of Excellence tasked with managing province’s new emissions reduction program
    Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) decades of experience in the energy and environment fields will be put to use helping the Government of Ontario reduce industrial pollution through the introduction of innovative new technologies.
  • Ontario advancing nine medical research projects in cancer, heart disease and sleep apnea to market

    Feb 04, 2016Ontario advancing nine medical research projects in cancer, heart disease and sleep apnea to market
    Nine Ontario-based medical research projects built on great science with potential for significant economic impact are advancing a step closer to market entry thanks to funding from Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Medical Sciences Proof-of-Principle (MSc PoP) program. The projects range from cancer to heart disease to sleep apnea in children.
  • New program will advance innovation in Ontario’s public education system

    Feb 03, 2016New program will advance innovation in Ontario’s public education system
    A new $5 million program launched today by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will bring new innovative technologies, products and services to Ontario’s public education system.