Kinect for Windows Hackathon – Waterloo Region (Only Canadian Location)

During the Kitchener Blues Festival,  Friday, 8 August 2014 at 7:00 PM – Sunday, 10 August 2014 at 3:00 PM Kitchener Studio Space, 44 Gaukel St, Kitchener, ON CANADA N2G 4P3 Best for: Developers, designers, startups, everyone Key value: Professional development Cost: $20 covers everything.  Register for the event by clicking here only 100 spots available and they are filling fast! […]


Daedas Inc. Announces Balloo – An Application That Lets Us All Do A Little Social Good

Balloo is built on a principle of do good for yourself, be good for the planet. Many individuals share our vision for a better tomorrow. Our goal is to bring these people together and multiply their impact. When people use Balloo, we plant trees. Balloo sends you 7 daily tasks and you pick 3 of […]


Innovation Information Forum Set for June 25

Register at: Hosted by: About the Session Come find out how the latest in federal government innovation and commercialization initiatives can help your business. Hear from experts at the following departments and agencies to get up-to-date information on how their programs and services support innovation and entrepreneurship: Public Works and Government Services Canada Build […]

Opportunity Alerts

Technology Sourcing Request from Samsung (Network Division)

The attached document shows detailed technologies that Samsung is seeking and for the Samsung Network Business Division. We have been asked to disseminate this information to companies and organizations that can offer those technologies for partnering. VIEW DOCUMENT ----> Samsung NW … [Read More...]

Celebrate a Canadian Success Story! Nominate a Deserving Business for the Private Business Growth Award

The Private Business Growth Award, presented by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP, seeks to recognize companies whose growth strategy encompasses a broad range of activities across their business: Innovation (product and service development; improvements in the efficiency … [Read More...]

Newly Created Small Business Task Force Needs Your Input

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is looking for Members to participate in our first-ever Small Business Task Force. For the Terms of Reference, click here. For more information, please contact Holly Connelly. … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

2015 “Next 36″ Applications Now Open

The Next 36 is searching for smart, ambitious, and driven individuals that take risks, pursue opportunities, and solve problems. And most of all, young leaders that want to create big impact. The Next 36 addresses Canada’s deficit of high impact entrepreneurship by providing resource-rich education programs to promising young entrepreneurs. It was founded by a […]

SmartStart Seed Fund (Entrepreneurs ages 18-29)

The SmartStart Seed Fund (SmartStart) supports new ventures led by Ontario’s next generation of entrepreneurs. The fund is designed to assist young entrepreneurs from the age of 18 to 29 transition their start-ups from product development to market entry and company building. The program provides seed financing and financing for entrepreneurship skills training to Ontario-based […]

WEtech Alliance Kicks-off Youth Attraction and Retention Project: YKNOT Windsor-Essex

#tied2WE Social Media Campaign Launches, Asks Young People to Share What Ties Them to Home WINDSOR, ON – May 22, 2014 - WEtech Alliance, one of seventeen Regional Innovation Centres in Ontario, along with special guests Teresa Piruzza, Liberal Candidate for Windsor West, Tom Bain, Warden of Essex County and Mayor of Lakeshore, and Irek Kusmierczyk, […]

WEtech Blogs

Goober – The Future of Urban Transportation

JUNE 28, 2014 / ROB WHENT Everyone around the world has heard of UBER by now.  For those of you that have been living in a cave for the past 12 months, UBER is an application for your smartphone that has disrupted the entire taxi industry. With the UBER app on your phone, you can “hail” a car … [Read More...]

At What Level Do You See Your Business 5 Years From Now?

Dr. Karim Amellal     I had the privilege to meet with business owners during the last 8 months at WEtech in the Windsor-Essex region. I can attest that I have great respect for the business owners who work long hours to keep their doors open for business and secure jobs for their employees. … [Read More...]

Champions for Education

The Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) recently presented its 2014 Champions for Education award with 3 out of the 7 champions recognized specifically for their leadership in FIRST Robotics including Valiant Machine & Tool, Unconquered Sun Technologies Inc. and Sheri Lynn … [Read More...]