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 [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 November 7th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Government of Canada Launches Tool to Help Canadian Businesses Grow and Create Jobs

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 [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:34+00:00 November 6th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC Attends WEFTEC 2013 as Exhibitor and Presenter

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 [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 September 24th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SOWC: Water Canada Blog (July 2013)

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 [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 July 17th, 2013|News|0 Comments

WaterTAP Co-Hosts World Water-Tech Summit Conference in October 2013

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 [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 July 16th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Southern Ontario Water Consortium Talks New Technology

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.

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 July 16th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Ontario Launches Collaboration Voucher Program

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 [...]

2015-08-31T15:36:47+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|News|0 Comments

Consortium Aims to Capitalize on Wastewater Reuse

This article was originally published in the Guelph Mercury. People over the past century have been using water considerably faster than the population has grown, a University of Guelph scientist warned during a water conference Monday. "We know the value of water when the well runs dry," engineering professor and water supply security research chair [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 June 26th, 2013|News|0 Comments

New Water Tech Test Hub Slated for London

This article was originally published in the Daily Commercial News by Mary Baxter A testing facility at a London sewage treatment plant is one of the projects a partnership of eight Ontario universities is undertaking to establish southern Ontario as a hub for companies to research, demonstrate and test new water technologies. The facility will [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:35+00:00 May 7th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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