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+00:00June 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+00:00June 24th, 2014|Features|1 Comment

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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 24th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – April

Strategic Network Grant Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Deadline: June 2, 2014 (Preliminary Applications) Strategic Network Grants (SNG) fund large-scale, multidisciplinary research projects in targeted research areas that require a network approach and that involve collaboration between academic researchers and Canadian-based organizations (e.g., Canadian-based companies or government departments/agencies that can apply the research [...]

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

SOWC Researcher Profile – Dr. Ed McBean

Dr. Ed McBean is a Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security, Professor, and Assistant Dean of External Partnerships at the College of Physical and Engineering Science at the University of Guelph. Dr. McBean is also the Wastewater node leader for the SOWC – a segment of the platform that is supporting capacity for the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00April 21st, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC FedDev ICP Proposal – Call for Expressions of Interest

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium, in collaboration with our partners, is preparing an application for funding to a grant program of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) called "Investing in Commercialization Partnerships." We are proposing to create a cluster to consolidate the exceptional assets already in place in the province and greatly [...]

2015-09-04T16:34:07+00:00March 20th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – March

Scientific Research and Development Tax Incentive Programs Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program - (FEDERAL) The SR&ED Program is a federal tax incentive program to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada that will lead to new, improved, or technologically advanced [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00March 20th, 2014|Features|0 Comments
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