Organization: Carleton Univ

Ontario announces major new research funding

Ontario has announced $137 million in funding for 53 research projects in the latest round of awards from the Ontario Research Fund – Research Infrastructure.

Carleton, UNB, Surrey join global cybersecurity network

Canadian universities recently joined a global cybersecurity network that will conduct research and collaborate to counter cyber attacks adversely affecting organizations and economies worldwide. The Univ of New Brunswick (UNB) and Carleton Univ joined with a number of international organizations in forming the Global Ecosystems Partnership in Innovation and Cybersecurity (Global EPIC), which was announced…

Carleton launches Jarislowsky research chair

The Montreal-based Jarislowsky Foundation and Carleton Univ are partnering to establish a $4-million Jarislowsky Chair in Water and Global Health. The foundation will contribute $2 million with matching funds from Carleton as part of the university’s $300-million Collaborate fundraising campaign. Although the chair will be situated in the Faculty of Engineering and Design‘s Department of…

Carleton U’s Lead To Win among top 10 incubators

Carleton Univ‘s Lead To Win (LTW) , an entrepreneurial ecosystem program, has been named one of North America’s top academic business incubators by Stockholm-based UBI Global. Launched in 2002, LTW is a three-stage program aimed at helping entrepreneurs start companies by demonstrating the potential to achieve $1 million in sales and hire six knowledge workers…

Terrestrial Energy to contract with CNL

Terrestrial Energy Inc (TEI) has signed a letter of intent with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) for services including R&D work to bring its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) technology to the engineering blueprint stage. TEI was formed in 2013 to commercialization IMSR technology for small modular reactors designed for use in remote communities and industrial…

Carleton U boosts India studies with new chair

Carleton Univ is augmenting its new Canada-India Centre of Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy with the country’s first full-fledged India chair. The visiting chair will conduct India-related research. The announcement coincided with the signing of a memorandum of understanding and a “generous” but unspecified contribution by the Indian government. Carleton currently has 25…

Carleton Univ cancels Foundry Program

Carleton Univ‘s Foundry Program has been cancelled after 12 years. The program — designed to provide students with entrepreneurial and commercialization training and assistance in creating tech-based businesses — was operated out of the university’s technology transfer office with support from the office of the VP research. The university is defending the decision to end…

Huawei Technologies opens Ottawa R&D Centre

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has officially unveiled its first R&D centre in Ottawa after quietly establishing operations in the region nearly two years ago. The Shenzhen-based developer of telecom networking equipment plans to grow the Ottawa R&D Centre from 70 today to 250 in two years and make an investment of up to $50…

IBM and OCE launch cloud computing pilot

IBM, the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and several Ontario-based universities and health institutes are participating in a pilot project to deliver anywhere, anytime access to IBM’s proprietary business software via cloud computing – an emerging compute model for delivering and consuming information technology capabilities as a service. The software — IBM’s WebSphere Integration Developer…