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SOWC Establishes Industry Advisory Committee (IAC)

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is proud to announce the establishment of its Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). Reporting to the SOWC Advisory Board, the role of the IAC is to provide strategic direction and advice regarding SOWC’s priorities, sustainability and business development activities, and to provide insight on water sector needs and how SOWC’s [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – January 2015

Environmental Technologies Solicitation - Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) Value: Not specified.  ESTCP funds projects averaging between $300,000 and $500,000 per year. Deadline:March 12, 2015. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) is the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) demonstration and validation program for [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Ask the Expert: Brian Mergelas on Innovation and Technology in the Water Sector

This article was originally published by Partners in Project Green. For businesses and government in the Greater Toronto Area, managing water resources effectively can become a complicated, challenging task. Many organizations, such as Partners in Project Green, exist to provide resources and collaborative opportunities to deal with water-related challenges. Another such organization is WaterTAP, Ontario's [...]

2015-09-01T19:27:10+00:00 January 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

SOWC Company Project Highlight – MANTECH Inc.

MANTECH has a solution for 15 minute COD Analysis - Green, Safe and Fast Mantech is changing the way we test water quality with a new technology that is safer for humans and the environment. It's called the PeCOD analyzer and, after a recent successful testing of the technology's performance, the Guelph-based company is set [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Vassili Karanassios

Dr. Vassili Karanassios, Professor of Chemistry and SOWC Sensor Node Researcher at the University of Waterloo Vassili Karanassios is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo and works closely with SOWC through the SOWC Sensor Node - a segment of the platform that enables the development of automated, [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – November

Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program - Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Expression of Interest Deadline: Any time prior to February 13, 2015. Full applications will be accepted by invitation only. The Alberta-Ontario Program supports cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces. The program is managed by Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Ontario’s Water Mandate

SOWC's Brenda Lucas and WaterTAP's Brian Mergelas teamed up to analyze the Ministers' mandate letters and tell us what they mean for Ontario's water sector. This article was originally published in Water Canada by Brenda Lucas & Brian Mergelas. Last month, Premier Kathleen Wynne offered Ontarians a window into an important factor in policy-making: the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 November 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

The Art of Hosting Water Dialogues Training 2015

Event date and time Monday, April 20, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (All day) Waterlution and the Art of Hosting present "The Art of Hosting Water Dialogues 2015" This programme invites participants to enter into meaningful dialogue about questions that really matter and to practise designing, hosting and harvesting these kinds of [...]

2015-09-02T18:33:15+00:00 November 11th, 2014|Events|0 Comments

SOWC Profiled in Regional Tech Magazine

This article was originally published in the Waterloo Region Record by Lisa Maccoll. In an arena where research and grant dollars can be competitive, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is a study in collaborative innovation. The consortium, based out of a building on the University of Waterloo's north campus, near Columbia Lake, focuses on [...]

2015-09-01T19:17:05+00:00 November 10th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SOWC Company Project Highlight – Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc.

Waterloo Biofilter Systems Inc. is a Canadian-owned and operated company that develops, designs, manufactures and maintains advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems. The company has recently focused on advances to its technology to permit phosphorus recovery and reuse from small-scale systems, hoping to capture an emerging market for systems that reduce nutrient pollution and create a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 October 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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