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Prime Minister announces support for innovative water technologies in Southern Ontario

Prime Minister's Office - News Release Waterloo, Ontario 14 January 2016 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $12 million in the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) – a group of post-secondary institutions that work together to advance clean and innovative water technologies. Canadians want to [...]

2016-01-18T21:35:28+00:00January 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

EXTERNAL EVENT: Canadian Ground Water Conference & Expo 2016

Location: Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Canada Address: 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9 Join the Canadian ground water industry for insights and networking opportunities. The Canadian Ground Water Conference & Expo 2016 includes product and industry sessions on June 10-11. We are pleased to announce that one of our featured presenters is the 2016 [...]

2016-01-11T18:30:04+00:00December 17th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Ryerson’s Researchers Are Solving Urban Water Challenges

Ryerson University’s solution-focused approach to water issues fits well with the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) mandate to move innovations in water technology forward. “Finding solutions and getting them out there as opposed to being purely academic is what sets us apart,” says Imogen Coe, Dean of the Faculty of Science. “We have developed strong [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00December 11th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – December 2015

Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF) Ontario Genomics Deadline: January 14, 2016 Ontario Genomics’ Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF) is a unique investment fund that is helping to enable the economic impact of outcomes of “omics” and life sciences research projects and technology development. Specifically, it aims to provide early-stage funding as companies (on their own [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00December 11th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Watershed Research Combined With SOWC Infrastructure is Making Mimico an Ideal Testing Ground for Industry

One of the most urbanized watersheds in Canada is becoming an ideal spot for researchers and industry to develop technologies geared towards improving water quality and flood prevention thanks to the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) monitoring infrastructure and a University of Toronto (U of T) professor’s research. The watershed monitoring infrastructure set up at [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00November 5th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Welcomes Rahim Kanji

SOWC is happy to announce the hiring of Rahim Kanji for the position of Manager, Industry Partnerships. Rahim brings to the position a wealth of experience in the water and wastewater sector. Prior to his engagement with SOWC, Rahim spent the past 10 years in various private and public sector roles providing him with expertise [...]

2015-12-10T15:23:55+00:00November 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – November 2015

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) – Core Solicitation U.S. Department of Defense (See: Non-Federal Broad Agency Announcement) Core Proposal Deadlines Pre-Proposal Deadline: January 7, 2016 Full-Proposal Deadline: March 8, 2016 Value: varies SERDP issues two annual solicitations. The Core Solicitation seeks proposals for basic and applied research, and advanced technology development. Core [...]

2015-12-10T15:40:50+00:00November 5th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Plant Profile: Two For One

Water & Wastes Digest: October 2015 By Mary Beth Nevulis Canadian plant combines treatment & research in one facility Treatment plants by nature are service facilities, built to turn waste into something that can be safely returned to the natural environment or reused. The Greenway plant in London, Ontario, Canada, is that and more—in addition [...]

2015-12-10T15:24:41+00:00October 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

WEFTEC 2015 in Review

The 2015 Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), held in Chicago September 26-30, 2015, was an important opportunity for SOWC, represented by Executive Director, Brenda Lucas, to solidify relationships with Ontario water companies and meet international companies interested in SOWC. More importantly the annual conference was a great success for the Canadian/Ontario [...]

2015-12-10T15:25:50+00:00October 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

SOWC and Laurier’s partnership propels environmental research

Wilfrid Laurier University’s (Laurier) leading expertise in ecotoxicology and water issues in cold regions combined with SOWC’s cutting-edge equipment is spurring research projects that are vital to the protection of our environment. Laurier is home to some of the top researchers studying the impact of contaminants on aquatic life. The university is also the only [...]

2015-09-03T19:16:56+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments
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