Southwest York Region facility pioneers new era of technology adoption in healthcare  

Healthcare innovation in Ontario recently reached a major milestone with the launch of the second phase of a new hospital unit devoted fully to integrating disruptive technologies into Ontario's healthcare system. The project was a collaboration between Mackenzie Health, BlackBerry, Cisco Canada and ThoughtWire which was supported by the AdvancingHealth program, managed by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). 
OCE launches Smart Computing R&D Challenge

More than 150 representatives from industry, academia and government attended a special forum hosted by OCE on June 24. The event marked the launch of OCE's Smart Computing R&D Challenge under the Collaboration Voucher program, which is funded by the Ontario government.  

OCE and CENGN team up to deliver next generation communications and networking technologies

A new partnership between OCE and Canada's Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) aims to address the pressing need for more robust networks by accelerating the commercialization of cutting-edge Ontario-based communications technology research. 

Ottawa start-up draws welcome attention from U.S. military

An Ottawa-based start-up's open-source web conferencing platform, BigBlueButton, is under military surveillance by the U.S. government - albeit in a welcome and potentially lucrative way.
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