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Ontario Commercialization and Innovation Voucher

The Government of Ontario is moving forward with the creation of a Commercialization and Innovation Voucher pilot program. The Commercialization and Innovation Voucher was a key recommendation of the Ontario Jobs and Prosperity Council. The Commercialization and Innovation Voucher pilot will provide eligible small and medium-sized enterprises with resources to work with research institutions to [...]

2015-08-28T19:04:32+00:00January 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Ontario Releases Water Sector Strategy

In advance of Ontario's upcoming trade mission to China, which will highlight innovation in the province, the government has released its Water Sector Strategy. The goal of the strategy is to position the province as a North American leader by building on Ontario’s strengths and expertise in clean water technology. The strategy contains an action [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00January 9th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Council of the Federation: Recognizing Excellence in Water Stewardship

The Council of the Federation (COF) Water Stewardship Council has announced the creation of the Excellence in Water Stewardship Awards. These awards will recognize outstanding achievement, innovative practice and leadership in the area of water stewardship. The award will be presented to organizations, partnerships, businesses, institutions, and community groups to recognize their outstanding contributions to [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00January 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Region of Waterloo’s 2013 Community Environmental Fund Calling for Proposals

The Region of Waterloo Community Environmental Fund (CEF) is issuing a call for proposals to community members and organizations. Financial assistance is available for a wide range of environmental projects that contribute to local environmental stewardship or promote community sustainability. Priority will be given to projects that: Conserve, enhance and/or acquire Regional ecologically significant natural [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00December 19th, 2012|News|0 Comments

SOWC Employment Opportunity: Database/IT Systems Administrator

Location Waterloo, ON & Toronto, ON Description The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is a dynamic new initiative for the research, development and demonstration of innovative water and wastewater technologies and services, involving multiple university, government, and private sector partners. IBM, as one of our lead technology partners, is contributing over $20 million in hardware [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00December 7th, 2012|News|0 Comments

$60 Million Water Consortium Supports Innovation Across Ontario Clean Technology Alliance Communities

Ontario aims to be the place where the world buys its water technology New Orleans, LA – WEFTEC 2012, Booth # 7321, Hall I – Oct. 1, 2012The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending WEFTEC 2012, the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference and the largest conference of its kind in North America, [...]

2015-08-28T20:41:54+00:00October 29th, 2012|News|0 Comments

WaterTAP Announces Brian Mergelas As CEO

The WaterTAP Board of Directors has announced Dr. Brian Mergelas, PhD as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WaterTAP. Since being established, WaterTAP has engaged in extensive consultations with key stakeholders, building from the initial direction set by the Water Opportunities Act, 2010. We have also established policies and procedures that represent the highest level [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00October 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

WaterTAP Announces Mike Stadnyckyj As Vice President

WaterTAP has announced Mike Stadnyckyj as Vice President of the organization. He brings a wealth of marketing and business development experience to WaterTAP having held senior management positions at ZENON, GE Water, PPIC and most recently Wachs Water Services. Mike's background, combined with his understanding of the global water market will play a pivotal role [...]

2015-08-28T17:53:05+00:00October 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

City supporting new wastewater research facility

This post was originally published in the Guelph Tribune. The city has agreed to get involved in a wastewater research facility to be built on city land as part of a research project that's described as unique in the world. Council unanimously approved a plan Monday to lease land at the city's wastewater treatment plant [...]

2015-08-28T17:35:19+00:00August 16th, 2012|News|0 Comments

SOWC – A Major Force in International Water Expertise

This article was originally published in the Ontario Business Report. In a little more than a decade, the United Nations says two-thirds of the world's population, or about 5.5 billion, will face moderate or severe water shortages. And without smarter ways of using existing supplies the situation could get worse. Even now, limited water resources [...]

2017-03-21T18:48:36+00:00June 22nd, 2012|News|0 Comments
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