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Government Officials at Teva Canada

Government tour of Teva Canada’s Stouffville manufacturing facility showcases pharmaceutical capabilities and underscores economic value to Canada

A Centre of Pharmaceutical Excellence – The Stouffville manufacturing facility, one of North America’s largest, produces generic medicines in tablet and capsule dosage forms spanning a wide range of therapies including pain management, cardiovascular diseases, and mental health. The facility provides end-to-end manufacturing of medicines, from dispensing the raw materials to the production of the finished dosage format.
John Solomos, a Markham entrepreneur and founder of BlueBird IT Solutions

How BlueBird IT Solutions built a leading healthcare IT infrastructure company in Markham

BlueBird IT Solutions is part of a consortium of companies that have received funding from the Canadian Space Agency to help build a medical capsule that could withstand extreme temperatures (and, eventually, space) and be used to treat people virtually in remote and Indigenous communities.
YSpace ELLA Participants

Breaking barriers: women tech founders change venture capital landscape

Across the country, organizations are pushing for greater gender diversity to support women’s participation in the tech sector. VentureLAB’s Tech Undivided program and the federal government’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) are among the initiatives helping women entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses.
Hugh Chow

Hugh Chow, global leader in innovation and technology appointed CEO at ventureLAB 

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is our pleasure to welcome Hugh to the dynamic ventureLAB team,” said Yalda Riahi, Chair of ventureLAB’s Board of Directors. “We believe that Hugh’s unique expertise in many of the technology-centric sectors will help move us to the next chapter of helping Canadian companies succeed globally. We also believe his leadership will contribute significantly to Canada’s goal of solidifying our position in key high-value industries, including semiconductors, AI and medtech.” 
Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill

York Region Headquartered Hospital Mackenzie Health receives its second Davies Award

“We’re proud to receive the Davies Award of Excellence from HIMSS for a second time and for shining a light on how we are changing the landscape of healthcare innovation across the sector,” said Purvi Desai (pictured), vice president, Digital Health and chief information officer.
Summer Company Participant

Student businesses soar through York Region summer program

The York Small Business Enterprise Centre celebrated another successful flight of students in its summer business program on Aug. 25, with a display of their success at 17150 Yonge St. The program invites nine students from secondary or post-secondary schools in York Region to start up their own businesses, receive skills development, mentoring and up to $3,000 of financial support.
Data scientists. Male programmer using laptop analyzing and developing in various information on futuristic virtual interface screen. Algorithm. marketing and deep learning of artificial intelligence

Markham headquartered Enghouse Systems completes Lifesize acquisition technology addition enhances cloud contact center and video businesses

With Enghouse and Lifesize joining forces, businesses utilizing the combined technologies can provide seamless collaboration and superior customer experiences. Lifesize will be integrated within the Enghouse Interactive Management Group.
OVIN DZ announcement in Vaughan - group shot

OVIN to launch demonstration sites for automotive and mobility technologies in Markham and Vaughan

The OVIN Demonstration Zone will give Ontario small and medium-sized businesses real-world environments to pilot and demonstrate innovative automotive and mobility solutions, including electric vehicle technologies, shared and integrated mobility solutions, robotics, and connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.
Team York Region at AutoTech Detroit

2023 AutoTech Detroit Conference was an incredible success for the York Region Delegation!

York Region is a leading jurisdiction in Canada’s automotive technology industry. Among others it is home to 250+ sector related companies, Canada’s largest independent auto parts and electronics manufacturing cluster, global headquarters of 3 of the 5 largest Canadian auto parts companies and location of the largest corporate automotive innovation hub in the country.