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JOB POSTING: Startup Business Advisor/Program Manager

WEtech Alliance is a Regional Innovation Center (RIC) in the Province of Ontario that serves as a hub for innovation and the acceleration and commercialization of technology companies in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent counties. WEtech works with all stages of start-up enterprises and established firms, and partners with similar organizations to support growth, innovation and prosperity […]

Tecumseh Vista students will be plugging into 3 brand new Solar Powered Outdoor Classrooms

Beginning this Wednesday Tecumseh Vista Academy students will be plugging into desks located at 3 brand new Solar Powered Outdoor Classrooms, each situated along a paved pathway spanning the school’s 35-acre property linking the Town of Tecumseh’s existing pathways connecting the school to the community and nearby McAuliffe Park. The Solar Powered Outdoor Classrooms are […]

Applications Now Open for Tech Week YQG Digital Innovation Challenge

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Splice Digital Inc. together with Windsor Essex Economic Corporation and WEtech Alliance, will be hosting our region’s first “Digital Innovation Challenge” during Tech Week YQG. If you have an innovative digital product, app or web concept, we can’t wait to hear your pitch. The Digital Innovation Challenge is open to […]

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TechLife® To Join Tech Week YQG Talent Day

WEtech Allliance is pleased to share that Cowan Insurance Group will be joining us during Tech Week YQG Talent Day on November 15th to share details about techlife®. Cowan Insurance Group has developed a packaged business insurance solution, specifically designed for startups and scale-ups. … [Read More...]

Call for Nominations: Mayor’s Innovation Award

Celebrating 2017 Mayor's Awards Over its 125-year history, the City of Windsor has evolved from the foundations of a small town to becoming a key international city. Along with one of the most breathtaking riverfronts in the world, Windsor celebrates world-class technology, trend-setting … [Read More...]

Tech Start-Ups Take Fast Lane on Autobahn Program

For technology start-up companies that think the automotive industry is all about engines and tires, think again: German automobile makers want your ideas to help make the cars of tomorrow. The Trade Commissioner Service encourages Canadian automotive IT start-ups/scale-ups  and related … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI: Apply to our 2018 EPIC Winter Founders Program and get PAID to work on your startup

EPICentre is officially taking applications for the 2018 EPIC Winter Founders Program. Students or alumni of any post-secondary institution from any discipline can apply and those selected will receive up to $6,000 over the course of three months (January 8, 2018 – March 30, 2018) to work on their startup company! Eligibility Requirements: Student or […]

Attention Post-Secondary Students: Apply to the 2017 RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition for a chance to compete for $10,000!

The University of Windsor’s Entrepreneurship Practice & Innovation Centre (EPICentre) will be hosting the second annual RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition (RBC EPIC BMCC) on November 17th – 18th, 2017! The RBC EPIC BMCC invites student entrepreneurs to learn about business models, business model validation, and the business model canvas and then demonstrate their understanding through a […]

Walking to Success

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor in partnership with Leadership Windsor-Essex presents Walking to Success, a unique walking experience that will introduce you to interesting career options you might not have thought of before! Tours available in the following areas Heath/Science, Technology, Arts & Design and Engineering. This FREE event is open to youth 14 […]

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Buy Local This Holiday Season: 2017 #YQG Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve scoured the City and County to bring you a list of #YQG gift ideas that are sure to make this year’s holiday shopping easy and most importantly, LOCAL! Please note, this is merely a snapshot of available local gift ideas. Windsor-Essex is filled with great businesses, restaurants and … [Read More...]

Tapping into the Global Hacking Health Network

It was a gorgeous fall day in midtown Detroit when we sat down with Sebastien Mabillard, the Executive Director of Swiss Digital Health, for a chat about all things health and tech. Sebastien flew in from Switzerland in search of best practices for developing the health tech sector to bring back … [Read More...]

Canada’s Cleantech Industry is Having a Back to the Future Moment

By Tyler Hamilton, via The Toronto Star John Paul Morgan shines a green penlight on a prototype that he created — a solar optic that converts light into electricity. As he does, the beam strikes the device’s acrylic surface, then bends abruptly at a right angle toward the centre, where it elegantly … [Read More...]