This article was originally published on Water Online by Laura Martin The water sector faces a host of complex difficulties. According to the EPA, over 55 percent of the tested waters in the United States are impaired, primarily due to nutrients, sediment, and bacteria. Water infrastructure is also in need of improvement - there are [...]
SOWC attended World Water-Tech North America in Toronto, Ontario on October 29th and 30th. The global conference, held for the first time in North America, provided a platform for the international water community to come together and share game-changing ideas for the ever-evolving water industry. Brenda and Evelyn meet with Bernard Tan, Deputy Managing [...]
New SOWC Industry Development Officer Role Strengthens Consortium’s Ability to Engage Industry, Obtain Project Funding
Funding obtained through a partnership with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), has allowed SOWC to support a new staff position that directly supports small-to-media-sized enterprises (SME) in accessing its facilities and capacity. IRAP is a national program that provides advisory services and funding for research and development to innovative [...]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2013) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), announced a new service providing firms with timely information and advice to identify and access Government innovation support programs that more adequately respond to their needs. Beginning [...]
The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) attended WEFTEC 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, as both an exhibitor and presenter during the four-day conference. The Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference is the largest conference of its kind in North America. "WEFTEC 2013 is a great opportunity for SOWC to build and strengthen ties with [...]
Imagine H2O's upcoming Business Innovations Program will catalyze the development of companies that improve water use, supply, or treatment in the food processing and agriculture sectors. Visit imagineh2o.org for further details.
The Southern Ontario Water Consortium is writing a regular blog for Water Canada Magazine focusing on the latest news, developments and information from around the SOWC. The blog can be found online on Water Canada's website. SOWC: Water Opportunities Act Supports Ontario's Growth This past May, Ontario marked the third anniversary of the introduction of [...]
WaterTAP Co-Hosts World Water-Tech Summit Conference in October 2013 Toronto, ON, September 10, 2013 - WaterTAP Ontario announced their co-host role of the upcoming World Water-Tech North America Summit taking place on October 29-30 in Ontario, Canada. Ontario is North America's water technology hub and home to more than 900 water-industry businesses employing more than [...]
Hamilton Economic Development was on hand at McMaster University for the recent SOWC Sensors Event and Networking Session to interview participants and highlight ongoing research taking place at the SOWC Sensor Node. A short video segment was produced focusing on the importance of ongoing projects and regional partnerships within the Consortium.
This article was originally published by the Government of Ontario News. Ontario is launching a new Collaboration Voucher program to give companies a competitive edge by connecting businesses with research institutions. Through the program, eligible companies can apply for vouchers which can be redeemed for access to the expertise and knowledge at Ontario universities, colleges [...]