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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – February

The SOWC regularly highlights timely external funding programs that may be of interest to our subscribers. Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Program: Round 25 – Calls for Statement of Interest (SOI) SOI Deadline: April 16, 2014 On behalf of the Government of Canada, SDTC helps commercialize Canadian clean technologies, readying them for growth and export [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

New SOWC Facility Overview Available

Highlighting the technical specifications of the SOWC Drinking Water node facilities, a new one-page facility overview is available on the SOWC Resource page for downloading. Each overview provides a high-level summary of SOWC node facility capacity for prospective SOWC industry partners. Along with the new Drinking Water overview, currently available facility overviews include the Watershed [...]

2015-09-04T15:43:45+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

External Funding Opportunities – January

Starting this month, the SOWC will highlight timely external funding programs that may be of interest to our subscribers. Great Lakes Protection Fund Pre-Proposal deadline: February 3, 2014 The Great Lakes Protection Fund seeks to support a suite of projects that will design, develop, test and evaluate innovations to advance the next generation of actions [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Features|0 Comments

SOWC 2013 – Year in Review

The SOWC Guelph Wastewater event hosted more than 125 attendees eager to learn more about the platform 2013 has been a very busy and exciting year for the SOWC. Over the past 12 months, we have been working hard to deliver a platform for water technology research, development, demonstration and testing needs. We [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 December 15th, 2013|Features|0 Comments

Watershed Node Event Panel Discussion: SOWC Data Platform Capabilities

SOWC's recent Waterloo Watershed Node event "Smarter Watershed Management" featured a panel discussion and preview of the data platform SOWC is implementing. The discussion provided potential partners and end-users with their first technical introduction to the developing platform. The goal was to further stimulate interest, connections, and seek input particularly from proposed end-users about the [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Features|0 Comments
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