Kev Greene, a fourth-year interactive arts and science student, works on Awaken, a student-developed video game headed to the Level Up gaming showcase and competition in Toronto this week.
The call for nominations is now open for the CDMN Moonshot Awards, established to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media (ICT and mobile). This is the inaugural year for the awards, designed to acknowledge leading companies that contribute to the CDMN Moonshot goal, that anyone can do anything online by 2017.
Expert Digi Awards juries from across Canada will comb through entries received across 20 distinct categories to determine this year’s Digi nominees— the definitive list of Canada's digital elite — outlining the brightest stars and biggest disruptors in the media Canadian media landscape today.
Ontario Technology Corridor's Deep Talent and Aggressive Tax Credits Points Gaming Firms to Canada's Tech Heartland
It isn’t Canadian politeness, the love of hockey or winter weather envy attracting gaming and digital media companies around the world to the Ontario Technology Corridor. They are attracted to the Province of Ontario’s “game on” approach to tax incentives and Canada’s overall financial stability. They also value Ontario’s high concentration of skilled workers – the largest talent pool – that has attracted studios from global gaming and development firms.
As CEO of the Vineland Research Centre, Jim Brandle’s overseen a bevy of fresh agricultural innovations. Whether it’s new breeds of peaches or robots meant to do the heavy lifting at local greenhouses, the centre has come through with its share of innovation.
Government of Canada invests in innovation, jobs and growth in Southern Ontario
Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced innovative partnerships between Brock University and 13 local small- and medium-sized businesses.
Canadian tech startup companies now have a new avenue to commercialize innovations, scale their businesses faster and achieve market success with the introduction of Communitech's HYPERDRIVE program
If you kick in $15 or more on the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter crowd-funding drive you’ll get a “Digital Downloable copy of game DRM free for PC or MAC OSX or Linux.” Better yet, “your party will start with a unique and quirky skill.”
For the second consecutive year, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s most innovative toy company, are teaming up to offer financing, mentoring, innovation workshops and more to innovative entrepreneurs through the Spin Master Innovation Fund.
Southern Ontario’s startup community got a boost today from the federal government with the release of nearly $5 million earmarked to help some 450 graduates in the science and technology fields develop their ideas into viable businesses.