SOWC benefited from a $19.58 million investment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and an $8.9 million investment from the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Research & Innovation’s Ontario Research Fund in August 2011. These funds were... more
The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (, in collaboration with our partners, is preparing an application for funding to a grant program of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) called “Investing in Commercialization Partnerships.” We are proposing to create a... more
External Funding OpportunitiesScientific Research and Development Tax Incentive ProgramsScientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program - (FEDERAL) The SR&ED Program is a federal tax incentive program to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all... more
External Funding OpportunitiesThe SOWC regularly highlights timely external funding programs that may be of interest to our subscribers. Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Program: Round 25 – Calls for Statement of Interest (SOI)SOI Deadline:  April 16, 2014On behalf of the... more
Highlighting the technical specifications of the SOWC Drinking Water node facilities, a new one-page facility overview is available on the SOWC Resource page for downloading.Each overview provides a high-level summary of SOWC node facility capacity for prospective SOWC industry partners.Along with... more
Pilots Take FlightA wastewater plant’s new facility moves emerging technologies from the bench into the big leagues.Posted on December 6, 2013Written by Kerry Freek    As populations grow, infrastructure fails, and funding shrinks, Canadian municipalities are developing an urgent... more
Wastewater TechnicianSchool of Engineering, College of Physical and Engineering ScienceTemporary full-time from April 14, 2014 to April 13, 2015Hiring #: 2014-0075Please read the Application Instructions before applyingThe Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is seeking a Wastewater Technician... more
The Messy World of Policy-making: Science, Stakeholders and Sausage Making workshop took place in Ottawa between March 3 and 7. The workshop brought students and young professionals together with a wide range of experts with varying perspectives, backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the... more
Ivarson Soils Scholarships Awarded(OTTAWA, 13 MARCH 2014) The Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) is honoured to announce the 2014 recipients of the Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for graduate students in soil science and related studies.  University of Waterloo student, Ms.... more
The Canada-Brazil Ciencia Sem Fronteiras (CsF) Scholarship Program (previously known as Science without Borders) is a large scale nationwide scholarship program funded by the Brazilian federal government to promote science, technology and innovation in Brazil through international mobility... more
SOWC engages platform partners at collaborative research forum
Please note that presentations from each node session can be found below for review and download.On
External Event: The Water Institute - Research Symposium 2014
The Water Institute’s Research Symposium 2014 will be held May 1, 2014 at the University of
External Event: Industry Canada hosting free IP workshops across country
“Developing an Iron Clad Integrated IP Strategy: To Ensure Maximum Protection For SMEs In Advance
External Event - Canadian Environmental Technology Companies invited to Germany
Business Delegation of Canadian Environmental Technology Companies to Bavaria, GermanyIn the
External Event - GroundSwell: Conference on Groundwater Innovation
GroundSwell: Conference on Groundwater noun“Creating new ideas or methods”.