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2018 Year-In-Review

As 2018 draws to an end, SOWC reflects on a busy and productive past year. We wanted to take this opportunity to revisit some of this year’s highlights. We shared a story about the amazing women driving AWT projects And graduate students broadening their thinking about collaboration and innovation We released our year-end report for 2017 [...]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Features|0 Comments

Fostering young talent: SOWC supports graduate student participation in Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Canada

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium was pleased to sponsor the participation of three young professionals in a unique experience created by Waterlution: the Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Canada. The event took place in September, 2018 in and around the Queen’s Biological Station near Kingston, ON. SOWC was able sponsor participation by three graduate students that have been engaged with industry-led collaborative projects through the Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program. The selected candidates were Kimia Aghasadeghi (University of Waterloo), Taryn Fournie [...]

November 6th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Ontario Water Technology Sector Making a Splash Locally and Globally

Mississauga, Ontario (September 20, 2018) — Today, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium hosted an event to showcase the success of 35 companies under its Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program. Launched in 2016 with support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the AWT program has committed more than $10 million to 60 projects, advancing the commercial readiness of Ontario water technologies and supporting almost 200 jobs. Ontario is a leader in developing game-changing water technology. According [...]

September 19th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments
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