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RMRD Tech Partners with MatterHackers to Power 3D Printed Wind Turbines in Nicaragua

July 30, 2015 RMRD Technologies, a clean technology company based right here in Windsor-Essex, has partnered with Southern California based MatterHackers to power production of their 3D printed micro wind turbines on­site in non­electrified communities in Central America. “We were already using MatterControl software”, said Lucas Semple, Business Director of RMRD, “So to now have […]

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Windsor180 Draws Regional Leaders to Inaugural Summit

Windsor, ON, June 12, 2015 – Over 200 established and emerging community leaders will take over St. Clair Centre for the Arts during the Windsor180 Summit this Friday, June 19. Presented by YKNOT Windsor-Essex and WEtech Alliance, Windsor180 features a series of breakout sessions and keynote speeches around issues of talent, tech and community in […]

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FIRST Robotics Grads Score New Bursaries

Windsor, Ontario (July 17, 2015) – Nine high school graduates will receive $500 towards their post-secondary education from new bursaries established by Windsor-Essex FIRST Robotics – the local organizing arm for FIRST Robotics Canada. The annual bursaries are made possible through a generation contribution from the South Western Ontario Industry Education Council (SWOIEC). “These bursaries will […]

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CDMN Soft Landing program applications now open

This spring, Canadian companies can enter new international markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, with access to regional support and resources. Benefits to company: Up to $4,000 towards transportation and accommodation expense Entry … [Read More...]

Hackforge Booth: Walkerville Art, Walk and Rock (Volunteers Needed)

Hackforge Booth: Walkerville Art, Walk and Rock - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Hackforge is taking part this Friday and Saturday at the Walkerville Art, Walk and Rock festival. They need some help in their booth! If you are familiar with Hackforge and would like to lend a hand for an hour or two, please drop … [Read More...]

Nominations now open for the 2015 Startup Canada Awards

Startup Canada is putting the national spotlight on the movers and shakers of Canada's entrepreneurship movement! If you or someone you know is making Canada a better place to start and grow a business, whether it be through their support and promotion of entrepreneurship, or through their … [Read More...]

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EPICentre August Startup Mashup

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EPICentre Startup Mashup

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TalentEdge Internship Program Open for Final-Year Undergrads

Ontario’s TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) provides support for current college and university students (specifically current graduate students and final year undergraduate students), and recent Masters graduates, to work on collaborative industry-driven research and development projects. PhD graduates and post-doctoral fellows (PDFs) must apply through the TalentEdge Fellowship Program. The TalentEdge Internship Program is open to […]

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Maker City: Windsor is a Place of Ideas and Innovation

Mention innovative regions and people think San Francisco, New York and Waterloo. But Windsor can also stake claim to being an ideas town. Chances are your medicine cabinet has Palm-N-Turn child-proof containers invented by Dr. Henri Breault who was the chief of pediatrics at Hotel Dieu Hospital … [Read More...]

Manufacturing Prosperity: Lessons from Warsaw

What a city manufactures matters to its prosperity – a lot. Look at Warsaw. That’s Warsaw in north central Indiana – a landlocked town in the middle of cornfields with fewer people than Kingsville and yet is home to one-third of the world’s $33 billion orthopedic medical device sector, according … [Read More...]

How to Plan a Conference for 250 Changemakers

  By Dan Brown I can easily say that Windsor180 has been the biggest accomplishment I've ever been a part of. Between  our volunteer committee and WEtech, we worked for months to bring you the best Windsor180 Week and Summit we could muster. Being the first of its kind, we had a lot of … [Read More...]