Client Spotlight
iLLUMA-Drive Inc. secures $1,000,000 in funding to enable the launch of their energy management system
iLLUMA-Drive Inc. has completed a series of fund raising with over a $1,000,000 of private equity from a team of Canadian investors. This funding will enable the launch of their revolutionary CENSE product, which is an energy management system for creating a DC microgrid. The initial deployment of this system will focus on providing a central, low voltage, drive and control solutions for LED lighting. ILLUMA-Drive’s launch of the CENSE product will be the first of many launches next year including Neo, an Intelligent battery system and a solar shingle that will allow a regular roof to generate all the power a typical home needs. See Full Press Release Here
Driving forward with the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network
Government of Ontario and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) launches Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN)
November 8, 2017 - The Ontario Centres of Excellence and Government of Ontario announced the launch of AVIN, with the objective of expanding the province's hub capacity for building connected and autonomous vehicles (C/AV) and related technologies. This $80-million, five-year program represents Ontario's next stage in the transportation and mobility revolution taking place around the world, and will drive the creation of high-quality jobs, economic growth and enhance Ontario's global competitiveness. See Full Announcement Here
Recent achievements by Haltech's Clients and corporate members:

BDC is committing an additional $20 million to its Women in Tech investment program, building on its 2016 commitment to invest $50 million  in women-led technology firms, bringing the total size to $70 million, to be invested over five years.

Supporting collaborative development and prototyping in vehicular technologies and innovations in transportation systems- and infrastructure-related R&D
Stream 1: Collaborative R&D Projects. Ongoing until December 31, 2021
Stream 2: Technology Demonstration Projects. Application Deadline: January 4, 2018

Application Deadline: December 10th, 2017

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Challenge 1: Cannabis and Drug-Impaired Driving - EOI Deadline: January 9th, 2018
Challenge 2: Electronic Sales Suppression - EOI Deadline: January 11th, 2018

Kitali Human Capital Solutions Inc . connects Leaders with Leaders by focusing on unique hiring needs and qualities that mean success in your organization. They are committed to ensuring optimal results through; Executive Search, Management Recruitment, A-la-carte Recruitment Services and industry leading services. They specialize in IT, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Operations and Administration. Judy Duncanson of Kitali will be part of the Haltech HR workshop taking place on January 30, 2018.
Bergs Law provides the advice, representation and legal assistance your business needs to manage its employees and achieve business objectives while avoiding legal headaches. Christopher Bergs has been practicing exclusively in the area of employment and labour laws since 2008 and is well-versed in the legal issues affecting today’s Ontario workplace. Bergs will be part of the HR workshop at Haltech taking place on January 30, 2018.
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