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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

SOWC Project Report Now Available

SOWC has created a summary report as a synopsis of the project to date: the building of a unique platform for research, development and demonstration of water technologies. The report details platform facility completion and other activities since SOWC was established in 2011. To view the report, please click the PDF attachment below. Files [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – July/August

2014-2015 Quebec-Ontario Cooperation for Agri-Food Research Competition Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food Deadline: September 16, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Value: $80,000 (one-year projects) $160,000 (two-year projects) $250,000 (three-year projects) Description: This program offers funding for joint Ontario-Quebec projects supporting water management and integrated pest management research issues of interest to both provinces. Competition Objectives: [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – June

2014-2015 Quebec-Ontario Cooperation for Agri-Food Research Competition Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food Deadline: September 16, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Value: $80,000 (one-year projects) $160,000 (two-year projects) $250,000 (three-year projects) Description: This program offers funding for joint Ontario-Quebec projects supporting water management and integrated pest management research issues of interest to both provinces. Competition Objectives: [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Joins Game-changers at Knowledge Symposium

Brenda Lucas, SOWC Executive Director welcomes the audience within her opening remarks On June 17, SOWC and IBM Canada co-hosted an International Water and Environmental Management Knowledge Symposium. The open exchange focused on integrated water and environment management challenges, solutions, best practices and innovative partnerships and marked the launch of the SOWC's data [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Hosts Guelph Wastewater Facility Tours

New water research equipment is available for users to access within the facility On June 19, SOWC and the University of Guelph began hosting tours of the SOWC Guelph Wastewater Facility. Throughout the morning, several companies and organizations viewed the newly-commissioned facility to learn about its unique capacity for bench and pilot-scale development [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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