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Lazaridis Institute and CATA join forces

The recently announced Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises is turning to the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) to help refine its structure and executive management programming. CATA will undertake an on-line survey of its members and stakeholders to determine the best approaches for producing the next generation of technology executives, long cited…

Cisco selects Toronto as latest global innovation centre

Cisco Systems Inc has announced that Toronto will become one of its four Internet of Everything Innovation (IoE) Centres with a planned investment of $100 million over five years. The deal builds on the San Jose CA-based company’s agreement with the Province of Ontario to invest $4 billion over 10 years in its operations in…

Ontario establishes Indian marketing centre

The Province of Ontario is establishing an international marketing centre at Canada’s high commission in New Delhi, India to boost investment and trade in the life sciences, information technology and education. Joseph Cordiano, minister of Economic Development and Trade, will embark on a five-day mission to India to identify areas of cooperation and ways to…

Toronto to host high school robotics competition

Toronto will be host to 55 teams and more than 4,000 students for the largest high school robotics competition in canada. The FIRST Robotics Competition Canadian Regional event will be held March 28-29. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a non-profit group founded by US inventor Dr Dean Kamen. Students have…