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
External Funding OpprotunitiesStrategic Network GrantNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)Deadline: June 2, 2014 (Preliminary Applications)Strategic Network Grants (SNG) fund large-scale, multidisciplinary research projects in targeted research areas that require a network... more
Dr. Ed McBean is a Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security, Professor, and Assistant Dean of External Partnerships at the College of Physical and Engineering Science at the University of Guelph. Dr. McBean is also the Wastewater node leader for the SOWC – a segment of the platform that is... 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
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
The SOWC attended the Water Technology Innovation Cluster Leaders Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting, which took place from March 24 through 26, provided an opportunity for water cluster leaders from across North America to meet, discuss and... more
 The Water Technology Acceleration Project – WaterTAP – was established to help Ontario-based water industry entrepreneurs and emerging water technology businesses grow to become successful global competitors. WaterTAP is now calling for nominations for Board of Directors - those who want to... 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
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”.