Tech Week YQG Announced for November 13-17th

October 13, 2017 (Windsor, ON) Windsor-Essex is shining a big bright weeklong spotlight on the local tech community. TECH WEEK YQG is a showcase of all things tech spearheaded by WEtech Alliance that brings together tech leaders and entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, and the broader community. The mission of TECH WEEK YQG is to promote, accelerate […]

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 […]

Opportunity Alerts

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...]

Job Fair – Brave Control Solutions

Brave Control Solutions will be hosting a job fair in order to attract and hire multiple experienced Controls Engineers & Technologists. The event will be held at their Rhodes Drive office in Windsor on Thursday October 26, 2017 from 4:00-8:00PM.   In order to attract Windsor & Essex … [Read More...]


Music has been an important part of the Windsor-Essex landscape for over 150 years, and it continues to play a crucial role in the development of our region. The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation and the WindsorEssex Small Business Center recognize the need to develop our music ecosystem … [Read More...]

Opportunity Alert (Youth)

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 […]

LGBTQ Youth Entrepreneur Consultation & Networking Session

The Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), in collaboration with provincial partners and supporters, has received funding through the Ontario150 Partnership Program to develop and launch an LGBTQ Youth Entrepreneur Mentorship Program in Ontario – called the OUT For Business Initiative.  The initiative will focus on building a foundation of new partnerships to […]

WEtech Blogs

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...]

A Fresh Look: Agritech

THE THREE "R"s We hear it all the time - "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" - everyone says we should do it. We know that its what the Earth needs from us to thrive, but is it possible that being environmentally friendly can also be a huge advantage for businesses? Is it possible to use new technology to … [Read More...]