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Queen’s University Becomes SOWC’s Newest Partner

Queen’s University has officially joined the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) adding its unique research, technology development and demonstration facilities to the 10-member network. The SOWC works with private sector and academic partners to advance innovative water technologies to commercialization by providing funding and access to real-world facilities. “The partnerships we have with post-secondary institutions [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

UOIT Experts Are Tackling a Variety of Ecotoxicology Issues With Help From SOWC

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is small but mighty when it comes to its researchers studying a variety of areas within ecotoxicology. “We are smaller than most universities but we have boutique expertise in water research,” says Alison Burgess, Partnerships Officer in the Office of Research Services. “While we don’t have a [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Collaboration with McMaster is Pushing Sensor Technology Forward

With the help of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium’s (SOWC) state-of-the-art equipment, McMaster University’s water experts are changing the world of sensor technology. The Hamilton University is a global leader in sensor technology and a majority of the development of new tools aimed at solving the water challenges facing industry and municipalities is happening at [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

SOWC’s Advancing Water Technologies Program supported by new funding from Government of Canada

On January 14, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an investment of up to $12 million in the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) by the Government of Canada, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). The Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Un nouveau financement du gouvernement du Canada soutient le programme de technologies évoluées de l’eau du CESO

Le 14 janvier 2016, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada investirait jusqu’à 12 millions $ dans le Consortium pour l’eau du sud de l’Ontario (CESO), par l’intermédiaire de l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Le premier ministre était accompagné par Navdeep Bains, Ministre [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:31+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Features|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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Features|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+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Features|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+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments
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