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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

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

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

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. George Nakhla

Dr. George Nakhla, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Western University, and SOWC Wastewater Node Leader in London, Ontario Dr. George Nakhla is a professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at Western University, and is the Salamander Chair in Environmental Engineering. He is the leader of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium's Wastewater [...]

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

External Funding Opportunities – October

Voucher for Innovation and Productivity II (VIP II)Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Funding: The maximum OCE investment is $75,000 annually, or up to $150,000 over two years.Matching Funds: A minimum of 50% cash contribution and 50% in kind is required from the industry partner Deadline: Applications are accepted throughout the year. Note that applications are [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak

Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak, Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph, and SOWC Ecotoxicology Node Co-Leader Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak is the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph, where he is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology. He [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:32+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – September

The Lake Simcoe/ South–eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund Environment Canada: Ontario Regional Director General's Office Letter of Intent (recommended, but not mandatory): September 26, 2014 Full Application: October 15, 2014 The call for Letters of Intent is issued to fund collaborative projects with the goal of reducing phosphorous inputs into Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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