Windsor's Tactile Vision Graphics Partners with Disney
For the first time in Disney's 90-year history, children with visual impairments across North America will get to "see" what Mickey Mouse looks like, thanks to a series of 15 activity books for children featuring Disney characters, printed with a process that raises the pictures on the pages so the children can feel the outlines. Designed and created right here in Windsor by our friends at Tactile Vision Graphics Inc.!
Erie Hack 2.0: $100,000 Water Innovation Competition Kicks-Off

Erie Hack 2.0, an innovative water-solutions competition that attracts the best and brightest from around the Great Lakes basin to find innovative tech solutions to environmental challenges facing Lake Erie kicks off on Thursday, Feb. 7 in six cities. Erie Hack invites researchers, designers, engineers, developers, entrepreneurs and creatives around the region to build teams, develop innovations and compete for more than $100,000 in prizes – including a $50,000 Grand Prize. | DETAILS
A Journey Through Motor City on the Road to Mobility City

The Windsor-Essex Region is the Automotive Capital of Canada. This storied history has allowed our Region to produce some amazing products that we see driving all around us. With the largest cluster of tool, die, and mold makers in North America, we have talent and expertise that can build anything for both the auto sector and beyond! We can proudly say that we are a Region of ‘Makers’ and ‘Innovators” who know how to get things done. | DETAILS ( Full Magazine )
Building on Strengths, Future Proofing Windsor’s Economy

'We've made vehicles for generations, let's be part of that in the future,' says Susan Anzolin.

With General Motors pulling out of Oshawa and closures slated for Ford plants, it can be hard to look on the bright side in the automotive industry. | DETAILS
New Web Based Platform Set To Launch in Windsor-Essex

T here is a new web based platform for service providers and job seekers in Windsor-Essex. It's called Choreseek and will cater to those looking for jobs as well as employers looking to hire.

"Basically it's going to be an online service marketplace so we're going to have service providers offering their skills and then anyone looking to hire them can do that through our website," says Co-founder Dan Soutar." | DETAILS
Enwin, University Research Institute Launch New Company in Windsor

A partnership between Enwin and a University of Windsor research institute has given birth to a unique anti-rust company planning to set up shop in Windsor — and eventually sell to the world. | DETAILS
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Here’s your monthly dose of how to engage in the YQG and CKONT tech scene.

  1. EPICentre Workshop - Selling On Amazon
  2. Erie Hacks 2.0 Windsor Information Session
  3. Go Code Girl Workshop
  4. Windsor-Essex Dev Fest
  5. Science Society Speakers Series with Dr. Roberta Bondar
Hackforge 3.1x: Launch Event

Hackforge is thrilled to announce they are opening their doors at The Accelerator. Join Hackforge Thursday, February 7 for a launch event to see their new space, network with other Accelerator members and the technology community. | DETAILS
TeCK Night Chatham-Kent 4:
The Future of Connected Farming & Agritech

From drones in the field to robots in greenhouses, a growing number of farmers are starting to adopt digital technology, automation, and data-driven innovations. Network with the CK Tech community and hear from local Tech leaders in a fun and informal farm-side chat. | DETAILS
WEtech War Rooms

Our War Rooms take 5 companies who have a specific challenge & pair them with an expert in that field to guide them through the process of solving it.Our War Rooms take 5 companies who have 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.

Note: space is limited to ensure hands on, targeted coaching for these February sessions:
  • Facebook Ads 1.0 (February 20)
  • Building Your Brand (February 26)
  • Hashtag Mastery (February 27)
  • Chatham Kent: Google Ad Words (February 27)
  • Successful Sales ABC's (February 28)
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The 2019 Workforce Summit: Redefining Retirement will address the main difficulties employers are faced with when dealing with a retiring workforce and will provide different tips and best practices on how to deal with the difficulties of a retiring workforce.
Chatham-Kent Health Care Innovation and Technology Leader is Expanding
TransForm Shared Service Organization is actively expanding their staff by hiring between 50 and 60 new employees. Be a part of this unique, innovative organization with a focus on delivering exceptional customer service. | DETAILS
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