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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

Ontario Takes Big Data Analytics to the Watershed

This article was originally published in A Smarter Planet by Dr. David Rudolph We all live in watersheds; areas of land so defined because the water that falls within its boundaries, circulates through it and is influenced by how the land is managed and by the demands that are placed on it. They supply our [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 June 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Hosts Hatch for Mini-forum

Dr. David Rudolph, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo and Watershed Node leader speaks to Hatch representatives at a sesnor station in Alder Creek On April 30, the SOWC hosted representatives from Hatch, a North American consulting engineering firm, for a half-day forum on SOWC facilities and engagement [...]

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

Companies Take a Sneak Peek at SOWC’s London Wastewater Facility

WaterTAP and newterra staff participate in an SOWC London Wastewater Facility tour with City of London, SOWC and Western University staff On May 5, SOWC and the City of London hosted preview tours of SOWC's London Wastewater Facility (LWF) for interested companies wanting to learn more about the soon-to-be-commissioned facility. Throughout the day [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 May 14th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – May

Call for Collaborative Research Proposals Between Canada and India IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence Letter of Intent Deadline: This is an open call. LOI submissions will be reviewed on July 7, September 8 and November 3, 2014 IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence was established through the Canadian Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Canada India Research Centre [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 May 10th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC Acquisitions to Date Include Some Home-grown Technologies

SOWC benefited from a $19.58 million investment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and an $8.9 million investment from the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Research & Innovation's Ontario Research Fund in August 2011. These funds were made available to implement the project proposed and developed by the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:33+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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