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Markham headquartered Enghouse announces expansion of cloud contact center technology in the Middle East through partnership with Voxtron

The launch will feature distinguished speakers, including Tracy Reynolds, Canadian Consul General in Dubai, Vincent Mifsud, Global President of Enghouse Systems, and Arif AlMalik, Chief Digital Products Officer of Moro Hub. They will explore the transformative potential of contact solutions in improving customer experience (CX) in the Middle East.
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Markham headquartered IBM expands team and capabilities in Canada Software Lab to accelerate adoption of Generative AI and other key technologies

IBM Technology Expert Labs will create more opportunities for experienced professionals in areas such generative AI, data & AI, automation, sustainability, security, cloud, and zSoftware. Deep expertise and global experience of the Technology Expert Labs will augment and accelerate technology adoption for clients in Canada and North America.
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Popular Toronto destination becoming test hub for tiny three-wheeled cars built in York Region

Exhibition Place’s sprawling 192-acre site has been selected as the perfect real-world testing ground for the new three-wheeled electric commuter cars, described by SARIT as an “affordable” means of travel that could be used to “ease traffic congestion and solve parking problems” in Toronto.
BMI ORAN RADIO

Emerging Canadian telecom radio provider selects Markham-based manufacturing partner, Microart Services, to deliver ORAN radios to mobile operators

Bluewaves Mobility Innovation Inc. (BMI), an emerging Canadian wireless system and device provider of state-of-the-art Open Radio Access Network (ORAN) Radio Units, announced today that it has selected Microart Services Inc. from Markham, Ontario as its Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) partner to manufacture its portfolio of next generation 4G & 5G radios.
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taq Automotive Intelligence & LeaseBusters join forces to redefine the auto leasing landscape

In a move to deliver digital optimization to the Canadian market, taq Automotive Intelligence, has partnered with Canada’s leading lease take-over specialists LeaseBusters solidifying the commitment of both organizations to provide a modernized and fully digital lease transfer process.
Acentury Wireless Technology

Government of Canada supporting Richmond Hill headquartered Acentury in developing semiconductor technologies for wireless communications

“Acentury is a home-grown Canadian technology company dedicated to the acceleration of research and development for terrestrial and space-based wireless communication systems. Through this funding and project, Acentury will expand its SynMatrix RF filter design platform into the semiconductor industry, which will increase coverage to new RF filter technologies and structures, and position the product for global marketplace adoption.”
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Canadian Life Science and Technology Park, Allyant, and IPS-Integrated Project Services, ULC Announce Strategic Partnership for Development of a Life Science, Healthcare, and Technology Park in Georgina

In the initial phase, this collaborative effort will begin with the development and site master planning of a 56-acre site in Georgina, Ontario, situated within the Keswick Business Park. This park aims to serve a wide array of sectors, attracting tenants and clients from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, bioprocessing, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs), warehousing, healthcare, academia, digital and technology sectors, and other related fields.
Yihong Qi

Meet Yihong Qi: Markham-based Pontosense’s CTO and Co-Founder

Pontosense is changing how we monitor ourselves by replacing bulky wearable devices with artificial intelligence and advanced sensors. This change in how biometric data is collected and analyzed may seem like something out of science fiction.
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Vaughan headquartered Martinrea International announces new software company, MiNDCAN

Leading this digital transformation is Ganesh Iyer, Chief Technology Officer, Martinrea International Inc. Through his integrated role of Product Engineering, R&D and IT, at Martinrea, Ganesh brings extensive experience and knowledge to MiNDCAN Inc.
Action Plan

York Region thrives as business hub where talent and opportunity intersect

“Identifying challenges in the business community and taking action to overcome them is the backbone of the 2024 to 2027 Economic Development Action Plan,” said City of Richmond Hill Regional Councillor Joe DiPaola, Chair of the Region’s Planning and Economic Development. “The 2024 to 2027 Action Plan builds on important work already underway to complement our partners’ efforts and drive economic prosperity together.”
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York Region creates new plan to boost business, economy, workforce

York Region business and research leaders are welcoming a new strategy to help develop the regional economy and businesses.
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Announcing the 7th Cohort of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative

The selection process for cohort 7 was highly competitive, including a rigorous bootcamp to ensure the selected companies were primed for success in the hardware industry, which is notoriously known for long lead times for product validation and securing investment.
Mircom Next-Gen Secutron Fire Detection and Alarm Product

Vaughan headquartered Mircom Group of Companies introduces their next-gen Secutron fire detection and alarm product range into the U.S. security distribution market

The Secutron fire detection and alarm products meet the most stringent industry standards, including UL 864 10th edition and are meticulously engineered and produced at Mircom Group’s two North American manufacturing facilities.
Treefrog Accelerator

Multi-faceted York Region-based digital transformation agency evolves to support other local and international startups

Treefrog assists a broad range of businesses, particularly focusing on those in their developmental stages or facing technological or marketing/growth challenges. Their team aims to provide solutions that enhance growth, improve technological capabilities and streamline operational processes.
Accelerate AI cohort 3

Announcing the third cohort of ventureLAB’s Accelerate AI

ventureLAB is proud to announce the 3rd cohort of the Accelerate AI program. This transformative 6-month program is designed to champion the growth and scaling of AI startups, empowering them to deliver cutting-edge solutions and applications that tackle the challenges in the modern industry! 
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Government of Canada supports expansion of services at ventureLAB

$4.5 million for the next phase of the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, supporting 30 technology companies while creating and maintaining over 170 jobs in southern Ontario.
YSpace at York Regional Council

York Region giving $1.08M boost to international, women-led businesses

The funding proposed would be over three years and would come from the region’s Innovation Investment Fund, which the region includes in its budget to support innovative projects on an application basis.
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Vaughan headquartered Drone Delivery Canada receives approval for BVLOS flights and dangerous goods transportation on its dronecare commercial project

The approvals from Transport Canada mark a significant milestone for DDC and signifies the government’s recognition of the Company’s cutting-edge technology, rigorous safety standards, and commitment to advancing the field of drone logistics.
Lila Fertilizer

York Region-based company, VCycene, turns food-waste to fertilizer in seven days

Yin says York Region is truly one of Canada’s key innovation engines and an economic powerhouse. “We gained direct access to a diverse network of government grants, angel investor platforms, venture capital investing, workshops for prototyping and production, testing agencies and support of big multinational corporations,” Yin comments.
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Vaughan headquartered Drone Delivery Canada completes first milestone of the canary contract wit the Department of National Defence

The completion of the first milestone of the project involved nine test objectives pursuant to which the Company completed a total of 145 flights with an overall flight distance of almost 800km.