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IBM Innovation Incubator Program led and managed by Invest Ottawa at Bayview Yards, made possible through a partnership with Ontario Centres of Excellence, IBM Canada and Invest Ottawa – is part of the IBM Innovation Incubator Project. Announced in 2016, the project is helping small- and medium-sized enterprises fast-track the launch of new technologies and products to international clients by leveraging IBM's technical resources. This includes cognitive business technology and a cloud-based development platform, as well as its physical space and network of customers. The project is expected to create up to 2,600 jobs by 2020.
See the official Video of Morley Hoppner and Barry J Hobin Architects Design of the NEW Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards; The new dynamic entrepreneurial and Innovation centre in Ottawa, opening Fall 2016. Images and video provided courtesy of Fineline Perspectives and Hobin Architecture.
Thales in Canada has recently inaugurated its brand new Experience Centre in its Ottawa office, with the support of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. It is an innovative, local hands-on space to support the development of new technologies in urban security and defence. Thales in Canada wishes to support the improvement of public services at the local level by working together with academic partners, industry, government and start-ups to create new solutions that will lead to improved economic, environmental and social benefits for the community. Thales' new Experience Centre will support the development of new technologies, innovation and growth of our business, by serving as a testing ground for new solutions.
This award recognizes a business or organization that introduced an innovative concept or approach (e.g. new use of technology, environmental leadership, social media, etc.) to the tourism industry in Ottawa and Canada's Capital Region. Nominees will be judged based on their business success, advancement of best practices and the positive impact of the innovation on the tourism industry. https://www.ottawatourism.ca/members/events/ottawa-tourism-awards/
We take pride in offering real time solutions for today’s most complex logistical problems with tomorrow’s market place in mind. Now that’s innovation!
The Delta Ottawa City Centre has completed its multi-million dollar hotel renovation, which includes removing a green ramp that isolated the hotel entrance from Lyon Street. General Manager Peter Gillis talks about the renovation, which includes a full revamping of the public spaces, with 410 guest rooms including modern design and innovation.
"Women and Innovation" premiered at the German Pavilion in Ottawa coinciding with Canada 150. To date there have been over 10,000 visitors to the pavilion. Presented by the Clean Energy Research Centre at the University of British Columbia in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell Division and SWR Media Services. Visit us at CERC.UBC.ca Produced by SparkCreative.Studio
The Ottawa Hospital received the Innovation Award for the Ottawa Cardiac Oncology Program for their multidisciplinary team consisting of medical oncology, cardiology and pharmacy for patients undergoing cancer treatment and possible complications such as heart damage. Dr Susan Dent, Medical Oncologist, at The Ottawa Hospital shares the impact of this initiative on the patients and their families.
Bayview Yards will "...bring together some of the greatest entrepreneurial and expertise programs and capabilities from across our city all under one roof. It truly will be a one-stop business acceleration shop and it will be the first of it's kind in our city. It will be a dynamic and energized entrepreneurial hub" (Richard Quigley of http://www.thebayviewyards.com). Recorded at the July 2016 eSAX event. Produced and edited by Storyline Productions (http://storylineproductions.ca) and Bytown Video Productions (http://www.bytownvideoproductions.com). #eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience - http://esax.ca) is an entrepreneur networking community for small business to create connections, gain knowledge and promote collaboration among regional Chambers of Commerce. Events are...
The ONPHA Innovation Award, sponsored by Enbridge Gas Distribution, recognizes non-profit housing providers that have developed an innovative response to an environmental, operational, or community challenge. Their initiatives have demonstrated promising outcomes and serve as inspirations and models for other non-profit housing providers. Our 2017 winner, Ottawa Salus Corporation, was recognized for their efforts to develop Karen's Place, an extremely energy-efficient multi-residential building that houses and supports 42 tenants living with a serious mental illness in the Ottawa community. Watch the video to learn how Karen's Place has allowed Ottawa Salus to combat stigma and improve the lives of 42 tenants, all while leading the way in energy efficiency and sustainable housing develo...
Our offices are filled with the passion, innovation and excitement of a start-up venture as we race to develop new products and services for our customers with the latest technology that complements our mandate to run the .CA domain on behalf of Canadians. For current job openings please visit our website: https://cira.ca/grow-your-career-cira
Ottawa is the first Canadian city to launch testing of an on-street autonomous vehicle (AV) communicating with live City infrastructure. Until now, testing of AVs in Canada has been done in closed, segregated areas. By partnering with BlackBerry QNX and its Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC), Ottawa now has the facilities and technology to further the advancement of driverless car testing on active public streets. Info: http://ottawa.ca/en/news/ottawa-launches-canadas-first-street-test-autonomous-vehicle ****************** Descriptive video: [Autonomous vehicle driving down the road]
Open AIR Steering Committee (SC) member Prof. Chidi Oguamanam of the University of Ottawa outlines the Network's focus on the intersection of innovation, creativity and intellectual property (IP) in Africa.
The Ottawa Catholic School Board was recently honoured by the Canadian Education Association with an award for "Innovation that Sticks." Out of 35 school boards in Canada, the OCSB was selected as the district to be featured in a case study for their leadership in innovation in Canadian education.
Using design thinking to identify and meet community needs
Welcome to the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, Ottawa's One Stop Business Acceleration Shop. ICBY is the ultimate mashup of capability and services to help local business grow and reach national and international success. With our partners we are helping to build technological and social innovation to help Ottawa grow and flourish.
Join Student Energy at Carleton, Minister Catherine McKenna, Deloitte and more on Nov. 9 to work on your ideas for the future of sustainability in Ottawa! Top team wind $5,000 to work on their project! Tickets http://bit.ly/careltoninnovation
http://rhapsodystrategies.com/ | Real wealth in business comes from ideas. Innovation can set you apart in a very competitive marketplace. Asking the right questions can help unveil ways to outpace your competition by offering new products and services, or existing products and services in a fresh new way! | Rob Dale - Business Coach, Ottawa