Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are partnering to support collaborative research and development projects by Ontario industry companies and academic research partners through OCE’s Voucher for Industry Association R&D Challenge… Continue reading Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

Life Sciences Ontario October Networking Night

Please join the LSO members and other industry individuals for October’s Networking Night at Marche Restaurant. It will be a casual opportunity to meet and network with people from all across the Life Sciences industry. LSO is the voice of Ontario’s vibrant and diverse life sciences sector through advocacy, education and promotion of commercial success.… Continue reading Life Sciences Ontario October Networking Night

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

You know the skills your team needs to succeed. Jobs Caledon Employment Services can assist employers with support and funding for your training needs through the Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG), upon meeting the eligibility requirements. 1. Identify the Training Needs for Your Company Jobs Caledon Employment Services could support you with training options for your workplace. For… Continue reading Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Ontario Supporting Tech Start-Ups in Toronto-Waterloo

Province Showcasing Ontario Innovators to Silicon Valley Investors Ontario is helping innovative technology start-ups grow to become globally competitive companies by showcasing their talent and connecting them with investors. The province has teamed up with The C100, along with other industry partners, to host Venture North, a new event focused on promoting the Toronto-Waterloo region’s… Continue reading Ontario Supporting Tech Start-Ups in Toronto-Waterloo

OBIO: New program to bridge funding gap for life sciences companies gets financial boost from Ontario

TORONTO (June 3, 2013) – An industry-led program in Ontario that works to improve access to capital for human health technology and bioscience companies has received a major financial boost from the province of Ontario. The Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation is providing funding to support the Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP), a new… Continue reading OBIO: New program to bridge funding gap for life sciences companies gets financial boost from Ontario

OICR enters collaboration with Janssen Inc. in the development of multi-centre clinical trials to identify improved prostate cancer biomarkers

TORONTO, ON (April 22, 2013) — Dr. Tom Hudson, President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced a collaboration with Janssen Inc. to find and test new biomarkers to identify patients with hormone resistant prostate cancer at high risk for disease progression and biomarkers of response to therapy. These biomarkers… Continue reading OICR enters collaboration with Janssen Inc. in the development of multi-centre clinical trials to identify improved prostate cancer biomarkers

Merck Invests In Pan-canadian Life Sciences Research Innovation Sector

A $4-million public-private partnership will promote research innovation involving three academic commercialization centres in Canada   CHICAGO, Illinois – April 22, 2013 – Merck Canada will be announcing today at the BIO International Convention that it is reinforcing its commitment to the Canadian life sciences research innovation sector. Merck will provide $4 million in funding to the Institute for Research in Immunology and… Continue reading Merck Invests In Pan-canadian Life Sciences Research Innovation Sector

LSO Pub Night and Sneak Preview of Upcoming Breakfast Forum

LSO Toronto Pub Night When: Tuesday, February 12th Where: The Bedford Academy, 36 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto (Near St. George Subway Station) Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm LSO’s Pub Night at Bedford Academy will be a casual opportunity to meet and network with people from all across the Life Sciences industry. LSO continues to strive to promote a… Continue reading LSO Pub Night and Sneak Preview of Upcoming Breakfast Forum

Tyromer Inc. Wins the Cup at Recycling Idol 2012

DECEMBER 11 – MISSISSAUGA – ON – Recycling Idol – a special feature of the Altitude Accelerator’s Growing Your Business Breakfast with the Experts series selected Tyromer Inc. as the winner on Thursday, Dec 6th, 2012. The event was a competition where American Idol meets Dragon’s Den to showcase four top recycling technology companies chosen… Continue reading Tyromer Inc. Wins the Cup at Recycling Idol 2012

Ontario minister Duguid indicating support for equity-based crowdfunding

Christine Dobby | Nov 29, 2012 11:34 AM ET | Last Updated: Nov 30, 2012 2:04 PM ET With the U.S. heading in this direction, it’s really important that Ontario keep pace if not even try to get out in front. The Ontario government appears set to support changes to securities laws to allow everyday… Continue reading Ontario minister Duguid indicating support for equity-based crowdfunding