Driving a provincial strategy for HPC and big data

Ontario Centres of Excellence is playing a vital role as the province moves to significantly up its game in the realm of high performance computing and big data. Today’s leading-edge researchers are increasingly dependent on advanced computing to process massive amounts of data and solve complex problems using highly sophisticated algorithms. Only  a few years… Continue reading Driving a provincial strategy for HPC and big data

Global Business Angels Day

This November, Global Entrepreneurship Week is working with early-stage investor groups and associations around the world to highlight the important role that business angels play in helping new firms start and scale – driving innovation, jobs and economic growth around the world. Global Business Angels Day (GBAD) on Thursday, November 20, 2014 provides an opportunity… Continue reading Global Business Angels Day

Life Sciences Policy Forum – Dec 9

Ontario has a new majority government that will be tasked with transitioning Ontario to a new triple bottom line economy. Fiscal responsibility, social impact and sustainability will be key priorities influencing policy development over the course of the next four years. Facing productivity and commercialization gaps, youth unemployment,  climate change and increasing healthcare costs, this… Continue reading Life Sciences Policy Forum – Dec 9