July 31, 2015London researchers receive $24.5 million
London medical researchers have received funding to probe challenges from tackling disease and disorders to designing MRI machines that are smaller, cheaper and fine-tuned to discover problems in certain parts of the body. Article by: Jonathan Sher, The London Free Press, July 30, 2015.
July 30, 2015SWIFT plan poised to spur rural Internet service
A $287-million proposal to ensure all of Southwestern Ontario can access ultra-high-speed Internet service could pull rural areas even with, or even ahead of, big-city Canada, an independent reviewer says. Article by: Debora Van Brenk, The London Free Press, July 29, 2015.
July 29, 2015TechAlliance Community Survey
TechAlliance is committed to growing the tech community in London and Southwestern Ontario by providing the support infrastructure to foster innovation and accelerate growth. To help achieve this goal, fill out TechAlliance's Community Survey to tell them what you have been up to and how they can better assist you.
July 28, 2015New Available Space for Live Arts Opens in Downtown London
Elevation Arts Venue are working with the arts community by providing inclusive space. To launch the newly available space at 238 Dundas (LAVISH Night Club), they are hosting a group arts show showcasing what the venue can provide to prospective groups and displaying artwork from some of London’s most well known artists.
July 28, 2015Local London Company Nectro Inc. Kickstarts Revolutionary Educational Tool
Nectro Inc., a new company enthusiastic about creating novel nano-materials, launches their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter this week to help bring their first product to the market - the Nectro pen.
July 23, 2015In collaboration with CIMTEC, Calavera Surgical Design develops on-demand shaping system for craniomaxilloacial implants
CIMTEC is helping startups like Calavera Surgical Design to accelerate the development of their innovative products and reach important commercialization milestones.
July 23, 2015Up in the Air
The London International Airport's summer edition of "Up in the Air" talks about new branding, renovations in the terminal, Passenger Experience enhancements and so much more.
July 23, 2015Solid growth predicted for London
The Conference Board of Canada's report examines the economic outlook for 15 Canadian municipalities. The Board's outlook for London paints a rosy picture for 2015. Article by: Dan Brown, The London Free Press, July 22, 2015.
July 22, 2015Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock July 22 - Funding Supports and Recognition
LEDC president and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse on Am980 discuss how LEDC connects companies to funding supports and events that are available to foster business growth and development in London.
July 16, 2015MP Susan Truppe and Minister Diane Finley announce additional support for London's youth to get jobs
The federal Government is helping equip youth in London and the surrounding area with the skills and experience they need to find jobs.
July 16, 2015Raising the Bar
The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) state-of-the-art wastewater facilities help set a new standard for research and innovation.
July 15, 2015Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock July 15 - Digital Creative & Incubation
LEDC president and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse on Am980 discuss how LEDC is helping to support talent development in the digital creative sector and incubation shared-spaces in London.
July 15, 2015The Winners of the 60-Second Pitch
The 2015 60-Second Pitch Competition by TechAlliance has concluded, and was a stunning success.
July 15, 2015OCE Partners with AUTO21 for Internships
Ontario Centres of Excellence, through its TalentEdge Internship Program, is partnering with AUTO21 to give 50 Ontario students real-world experience and the chance to apply their knowledge and leading-edge expertise to industry problems specific to the automotive sector.
July 14, 20152015 Startup Canada Awards - Nominations now open
Startup Canada is putting the national spotlight on the movers and shakers of Canada's entrepreneurship movement! If you or someone you know is making Canada a better place to start and grow a business, nominate them for the Startup Canada Awards.
July 09, 2015Old industrial hub now a high-tech HQ
The digital wave washing over downtown London is taking out its last factory, with a high-tech company snapping up the better part of a block on the core’s lower west side. Article by: Hank Daniszewski, The London Free Press, July 8, 2015.
July 09, 2015London's MPs announce strategic federal investment in local business
Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, on behalf of FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear, announced today an investment of up to $974,338 for Artisan Metal Finishing to expand its facility and provide new and automated metal finishing services to existing and new market segments.
July 09, 2015Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock July 8 - LEDC Highlights of 2015
LEDC president and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse describe the LEDC's highlights of 2015 so far, local economic trends and what is next for London with a focus on local growth and retention of employment and opportunities.
July 09, 2015Downtown in digital upswing
Digital start-ups in London, Ontario looking for elbow room in the core are getting a boost from an expansion by another player. Article by: Hank Daniszewski, The London Free Press, July 8, 2015.
July 07, 2015London International Airport sharpens customer-focused approach to drive business growth
Changes are underway for passengers flying in and out of London, Ontario. The London International Airport is concentrating on expanding service to a growing number of destinations and enhancing the entire passenger experience.
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