Canada's Largest Autonomous Virtual Reality Cave Unveiled at Windsor’s Institute for Border Logistics and Security
 Canada’s largest and only publicly accessible virtual reality cave for connected and autonomous vehicles became an actual reality Wednesday with the unveiling of the $4.6-million project at Windsor’s Institute for Border Logistics and Security. The province, through the Ontario Centres for Excellence’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, provided funding for the project with industry offering match grants. Windsor is one of six sites around Ontario involved in the research of AV and connected vehicles aimed at making the province the centre of emerging technologies in the field.
Downtown Windsor BIA Issues Requests for Expressions of Interest for Web and Database Development

The Downtown Windsor BIA announced that it's seeking expressions of interest from web development companies for a redesigned website, and from vendors for a software customer relationship management (CRM) database. READ MORE
UofW Engineering Student Wins Top National 3D Print Challenge
Shreya Patki, a third-year mechanical engineering student and  UWindsor Outstanding Scholar , took top honours in the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME)  Canada Makes 2019 3D Challenge. Patki was able to use advanced design and modeling tools to create a cost-effective, environmentally-friendly brace that can easily be customized to all hand shapes and sizes that assists elderly people who lack fine motor control.
Local Teen Competes on Virtual Reality e-Sports World Stage
A Windsor teen, Jack Dilkens, will finally meet his virtual reality teammates in real life when he travels to Britain to compete in the world VR League Championships.
Detroit Fintech Challenge 2019 Open to Ontario Startups and Entrepreneurs

The Detroit Fintech Challenge is a competition that unites key players in the Fintech ecosystem to generate enduring solutions to the biggest challenges and major concerns in the financial, payments, banking, and insurance sectors. READ MORE
Essex Powerlines A Part of Canadian Led Consortium Enabling Electricity Distribution of the Future
A consortium of Canadian energy organizations has been shortlisted to develop the electricity distribution system of the future as part of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Power Forward Challenge. The intent of the challenge is for Canada and the United Kingdom to collaborate and explore cutting edge smart grid technologies to help power the grid and revolutionize the way we access clean, flexible, and reliable energy.
Chatham-Kent's Dajcor Aluminum Expands into US Market
Mike Kilby, President and CEO will open up new opportunities by investing almost $20 million to expand in the US Market. Dajcor Aluminum is a company in Chatham Kent that plans on expanding in the local Region as well. It is good example of a local company that has succeeded, grown and expanded over a short period of time. READ MORE
APMA’s connectTEC Conference 2019
The connectTEC Conference – The Network aspires to bring together Canada’s Leaders in Auto, ICT, Industry and Infrastructure to discuss the challenges and identify the opportunities that lie ahead for Canadian manufacturers. DETAILS
Project Management Professionals Meetup with Frank Abbruzzese
Hackforge hosts “The Connector”, Frank Abbruzzese who has been in the Technology and Innovation sector for over 30 years. Frank will talk about opportunities for leadership and how business and project management are similar and how they differ. DETAILS
Women Accelerator Networking Series
Join fellow female entrepreneurs at The Accelerator's semi-annual networking series that brings together female entrepreneurs. Keynote speaker Jennessa Couture will share experiences and stories that will empower and inspire. DETAILS
WEtech War Rooms
Our War Rooms take a small group of companies with a specific challenge & pair them with an expert in that field to guide them through the process of solving it. The companies in each War Room will leave having completed the task they came to learn. Targeted Coaching. Tangible Results.

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UWindsor Engineering Career Fair 2019
The University of Windsor invites new grads, soon-to-be grads and recent alumni seeking full time employment in the Engineering Industry to their first ever Engineering Career Fair. DETAILS
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