Newmarket Headquartered AirBoss Announces US$96 Million Contract for FlexAir™ PAPR System from FEMA to Help Battle COVID-19
NEWMARKET, Ontario, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX: BOS) (the “Company” or “AirBoss”) today announced that AirBoss Defense Group (“ADG”) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the manufacture and sale of 100,000 FlexAir™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator (“PAPR”) systems, 600,000 filters, and related accessories.
FedDev Ontario Invests $5 Million For New Incubator Lab in Markham
FedDev Ontario has announced a $5 million investment into innovation centre ventureLAB for the creation of a lab and incubator hub in Markham, Ont.
Top 5 Highlights from York Region’s #YRtech Experience Pavilion at Collision!
York Region, Canada’s second largest tech hub, was front and centre at Collision Conference’s inaugural debut with a 30ft2 space, aptly named the #YRtech Experience Pavilion. York Region’s Economic Development team partnered with local tech scale-ups, startups, innovation support organizations, and a few of our local municipalities – Markham, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan – to create a space for Collision attendees to “play” and “interact” with cutting edge technology in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), autotech, intelligent building solutions, gaming, virtual reality (VR), smart watches, robotic vision solutions, mobile app development, and more.
York Region Aims to ‘Elevate’ its Tech Sector Amid Marketing Push
Since hiring two marketing firms — Shikatani Lacroix and Jones Lang LaSalle — to promote its tech sector in 2016, York Region has “learned a lot,” a director says, adding that there are more plans under its sleeve.
Markham is Creating an Innovation Hub the Size of Roughly 600 Soccer Fields, its Mayor Says
The mayor of Markham is using a major technology conference to tell startup enterprises that his city north of Toronto is preparing a large parcel of land to be the home of a new innovation hub.
Robot inspectors aim to revolutionize the factory line: Markham Headquartered Bluewrist Feature
Larysa Harapyn talks to Jason Niu from Bluewrist at Collision Conference in Toronto. The Markham-based company builds robots and software that serve as quality inspectors for a wide range of manufacturers.
Vaughan Headquartered Mircom in Talks With Microsoft Over its 3D Visualization
Mircom Technologies Inc. in Vaughan is in talks with the U.S. giant Microsoft over its 3D tool used to visualize different aspects inside buildings, senior manager engineering Brian Leung told York Region Media Tuesday during big tech event Collision in Toronto.
‘There is war for talent’: York Region Gears Up for Big Tech Event Collision
York Region is getting ready for Collision, a gigantic three-day tech event that attracts companies from more than 120 countries vying to scoop up some stellar talent or simply attract some much-coveted investment.
The Technology Sector in the Greater Toronto Area: A Multi-Market Success Story
The GTA is not a single option but, rather, offers a wide variety of submarkets giving information and communications technology (ICT) firms the range of real estate options and concentrations of skilled workers that the firms require to facilitate their future growth and success.
YEDI Running Canada Start-Up Visa Sessions at Collision | York Link Tech Interview
As a designated entity under the Government of Canada Start-Up Visa Program, YEDI works with entrepreneurs all around the world and we are hoping to connect with entrepreneurs looking to bring or launch their business in Canada.