Celebrating Student STEM Innovation in Canada: Four Winning Schools named in 2018 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge; One from York Region
MISSISSAUGA & VAUGHAN, ON, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, Samsung Canada announced the final four regional winners in its annual Solve for Tomorrow Challenge, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-based education initiative that seeks to ignite student passion in these subjects.
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York Region’s First University Receives $25 Million Boost from York Regional Council
Newmarket – York Regional Council authorized a funding agreement to contribute up to $25 million toward the building of a university campus in the City of Markham.
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Predictive Home Building Has Arrived at Markham Headquartered Constellation HomeBuilder Systems
Artificial intelligence has already arrived: Constellation’s software for builders is increasing the productivity of individual users by modelling and predicting their user experience and suggesting relevant next steps.
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Spark Innovations making new things in King City
Before there is a good product, there has to be a good idea. That is what King City’s Spark Innovations has been working with for the better part of 29 years.
Spark is a product engineering and development firm that helps people bring their unique ideas to market. “The goal for most of the clients who come to us it to get a patent,” design director Chris Pearen said. The showroom at Spark’s office on King Road is littered with examples of its work: kitchen products, toothbrushes, shower caps, drywall tools and an indoor hydroponics machine are just a few of the things the company has helped develop in recent years.
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Innovative York Region Tech Showcased to the World at CES & MWCA
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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) are two of the largest technology conferences in the world. Looking to capitalize on the global popularity of these tech-centric conferences in person and online, we set out to showcase York Region-based tech companies exhibiting and promote the broader technology ecosystem of the region that is home to over 4,300 companies. Our interviews generated nearly 85,000 global views.
MacKenzie Vaughan Hospital To Become Canada’s First ‘Smart’ Medical Center
Upon its completion by 2020, the MacKenzie Vaughan Hospital will become Canada’s first medical center to have a fully-integrated smart technology system, as well as interactive medical devices.
Full Article: www.gtaconstructionreport.com