The New Faces of Agritech
What do you think of when you think of farming? If one of them isn't "technology", it should be. Agricultural technology, or Agritech for short, is the use of technology in agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture to improve yield, efficiency, and profitability. Agritech companies currently make up roughly 10% of WEtech Alliance’s active client portfolio. Learn more about them, and a brand new venture capital fund focused on Canadian agritech and agribusiness innovation, supported by our friends at Libro Credit Union.
Ontario and Michigan Partnering on Cross-Border Transportation Technologies
Ontario and Michigan are expanding their longstanding collaboration to advance automotive, transportation and mobility technologies to move goods and people safely and efficiently across the border. DETAILS
Say Hello to WEtech's 2021 Scale(Back)UP Cohort
WEtech Alliance is pleased to announce Cohort 5 of our award-winning ScaleUP Tech Accelerator program. DETAILS
UofW Professor Dima Alhadidi | Canada's 2021 Top Women in Cybersecurity
The title awarded by IT World Canada, Women in Security & Resilience Alliance, and Canadian Women in Security Forum honored 20 women working in cybersecurity across private, public, not-for-profit, and academic sectors. DETAILS
Elektri Launches New Game by 'A Happy Accident'
Local game developer tinkered with an open source software engine and discovered, by accident, their newest gaming app, Captain Skyrunner. DETAILS
Technology-Driven Mortgage Broker Edison Financial Expands to Offer Home Loans in Alberta
Windsor-based Edison Financial, a fast-growing digital mortgage broker and a part of Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT), today announced it is now licensed to provide home financing in Alberta. DETAILS
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Erie Hack 2021 Challenge (Sept 16- Nov 18)
Erie Hack is a multi-month challenge designed to enable innovation to solve Lake Erie's greatest water problems. Anyone with an idea to protect our region’s most precious resource is encouraged to join in the event.
Chatham Kent presents Grow Your Workforce (Sept 15)
Employers discover how to address gaps and grow their workforce with supports and funding. DETAILS
The Future of the Great Lakes | Building The World's Automobility Hub (Sept 23)
CityAge, in partnership with major players in the Windsor-Essex Region and jointly convened with the binational Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) through its Great Lakes Economic Forum, will look at how regional and global players are building this renewed major industry to drive job growth and make important contributions to a net zero future. DETAILS
Women in STEM Speaker Series featuring Lisa Porter (Sept 23)
WE-SPARK spans areas of research from fundamental to clinical, technology & innovation and risk factors, prevention and outcomes. Hear from Lisa Porter on Bridging Research and Hope. DETAILS
BorderHacks 2021 Virtual Competition (Sept 25-26)
A cross border collaboration on tech talent where students on both sides of the border solve challenges. DETAILS
Spotlight on Skills & Competencies | Automotive and Parts Manufacturing Edition
A brief guide to in-demand and emerging skills and competencies for the automotive and mobility sector in Ontario.
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