Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

The global cybersecurity industry is expected to reach US $200-billion by 2023. Between 2012 and 2016, Canada had the fourth most cybersecurity venture capital deals in the world. Make IT Secure 2019 Altitude Accelerator had the chance to join the one-day conference last week in Brampton, to hear from leaders in cybersecurity and advanced manufacturing… Continue reading Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

Canada’s next big region for innovation is…

  If you’re interested in technology in Canada, it’s hard to ignore the bright lights at either end of the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor. But at the epicenter of that corridor, Mississauga and the Peel Region is quietly establishing itself as an innovation hub for Advanced Manufacturing/Materials, the Internet of Things and Clean Technologies. At Bump Into… Continue reading Canada’s next big region for innovation is…

Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

With the announcement of the $950 million Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), Canada’s dedication to technology and innovation was clear for all to see. Last fall, over 50 applicants were narrowed down to nine bids spanning across the country. In February, the following five final superclusters were announced by the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic… Continue reading Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Manufacture the Future Canada’s largest display of manufacturing equipment and technology attended by over 8,000 professionals. When: September 28, 2015 to October 1, 2015 Where: 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8 – Halls 1 – 4 Register now Experience more than 3, 000,000 lbs of Manufacturing Equipment in Action Connect with 700+ suppliers of technologies and solutions under one roof… Continue reading Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Innovate>Forward Scores High!

By: Tim Scott Innovate>Forward has concluded the last of its 6 sessions and the word is in: evaluations give the program an 8 of 10. A combination of first-hand industry experience, niche expertise and practical take away tools struck a chord with attendees from 38 companies that came to at least one of the six… Continue reading Innovate>Forward Scores High!

Bringing Together The Pieces To Support Innovation

By: Saadia Muzaffar As Peel region’s hub for bringing together like-minded people to promote innovation, the Altitude Accelerator is dedicated to help bridge the gap between emerging and established businesses through collaboration efforts. The Innovate Forward program is a result of this dedication. Recently, a RIC partner for the Innovate Forward program – the Excellence… Continue reading Bringing Together The Pieces To Support Innovation

Who’s in your Innovation Cheering Gallery?

By: Fatema Fatakdawala Developing a new product or idea can be risky if you’re alone trying to do all the testing, developing and product introduction yourself. Ever thought of sharing your ideas with a trusted partner or collaborator to make your idea a reality—and an even bigger success? There are tried and true techniques to… Continue reading Who’s in your Innovation Cheering Gallery?

The Secret Sauce for Innovation Success

By: Saadia Muzaffar “Suppliers are our extended team,” says Dr. Hamdy Khalil, Global Director of Chemical Research and Development/Product Development at the Woodbridge Group. His recent presentation at Innovate>Forward also highlighted the “honey bee model” —get the best from EVERY source—in order to stress the importance of using both suppliers and customers to enhance innovation… Continue reading The Secret Sauce for Innovation Success

Launch Successful: Ideas to Commercialization

By: Allen Porstner-Scheuka So you’ve come up with a product you know could be a game changer. The tough work of coming up with new ideas, designing and testing with prototypes, is only the beginning. As an advanced manufacturer, how do you successfully launch new products into the market? During the ever-critical commercialization stage, several… Continue reading Launch Successful: Ideas to Commercialization

Your great idea. Are you going to waste it or make it?

By: Saadia Muzaffar You’re an entrepreneur–inventor who’s come up with a good idea. Chances are, you’re not going to be very objective when evaluating whether or not your idea’s going to be a success once it hits the market. Sure, you’ll think it’s a great idea—the best you’ve ever had. But how do you get… Continue reading Your great idea. Are you going to waste it or make it?