London Region Manufacturing Council is an industry-driven council that fosters growth and prosperity of the manufacturing industry in the London area.
Provides members with local manufacturing sector news and events, available support programs, workforce development initiatives, supply chain opportunities and much more. We are here to help manufacturers succeed and expand in London.
London is leading the charge towards technology-based advanced manufacturing and is investing in world class R&D facilities to continue the flow of investment. London has attracted collaborative ventures such as the Fraunhofer Project Centre that focuses on improving advanced manufacturing. The centre is a partnership between Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute and Western University and helps companies develop light-weight composite materials for mass production. Fraunhofer is getting worldwide recognition resulting in greater interest in London as a destination for advanced manufacturing investment.
LAs the R&D wing of one of Canada’s most research-intensive universities, Research Western provides researchers international reach through knowledge mobilization and by producing global leaders. Facilities and partnerships including the WindEEE Dome and the recently opened Collider Centre for Technology Commercialization are centres of excellence attracting companies from around the world to London, Ontario.
Housed within Fanshawe College, the Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) serves as the initial point of contact related to research and development for industry and community partners working on innovative research programs. The centre connects business and industry to R&D services at Fanshawe, identifies research funding opportunities and provides project development assistance.
As Canada’s premier research and technology organization, National Research Council Canada provides strategic research and technical services to clients and partners. The council offers several programs and collaborative opportunities with access to advantages including access to technology, product development, access to state-of-the-art equipment and marketing expertise.
October 22, 2014| 8:00am-4:00pm
Bridges to Better Business is an interactive approach to addressing the various issues and challenges business owners experience on a daily basis. Each year, this unique forum brings together businesses in various stages of development for an open exchange of ideas, advice, and feedback through the guidance of facilitators and mentors. This full day conference is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with business leaders and gain first-hand knowledge from renowned experts. Participants leave the day full of new ideas and opportunities to help them overcome challenges and maximize profitability.
October 29, 2014| 10:30 am- 3:30 pm
The second annual ‘Meet The Buyers’ event to help foster localized international business connections. This is an amazing opportunity for both ‘buyers’ and ‘sellers’ to support local sourcing, and to assist regional small-‐to-‐medium companies in winning new business. Participants will gain greater knowledge of products and services available throughout the 402/I69 Regional Trade Corridor.
October 29, 2014|
SAVE THE DATE - LONDON AND DISTRICT BUSINESS HALL OF FAME - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014 Join the London and area business community as we honor this year's laureates. For ticket and sponsorship information contact Denise Pelley at email@example.com
Director, Business Development