Organization: Univ of Windsor

Feds fund logistics border institute at Univ of Windsor

The Univ of Windsor and the City of Windsor have received $19.9 million in federal funding to establish an Institute for Border Logistics and Security (IBLS) ($7.3 million) and build a multi-modal cargo terminal at the Windsor International Airport with the aim of establishing a Windsor-Detroit logistics corridor ($12.6 million). The funding was provided by…

NSERC announces 2010 Synergy Awards

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has announced the winners of this year’s Synergy Awards for Innovation, given to exemplary university-industry collaboration. Each university researcher receives a $200,000 research grant while participating companies can hire an NSERC Industrial R&D Fellow for two years with NSERC picking up the company portion of the salary.…

Univ of Windsor to open centre for imaging research

The Ontario government is providing the Univ of Windsor with a $5-million grant to establish a new Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research. The funding from the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade will be used to purchase equipment for the Institute, which will be led by physics professor Dr Roman Maev. The Institute hopes to…

Ontario universities sign India agreements

Ontario universities and businesses signed a flurry of deals and MOUs with Indian counterparts as part of an official Ontario mission to India and Pakistan. MOUs for student and faculty exchanges and R&D initiatives were signed by McMaster Univ, York Univ, Univ of Waterloo, Ryerson Univ and Univ of Windsor. PCI Geomatics signed an MOU…

DaimlerChrysler jump starts Univ of Windsor spin-off

A Univ of Windsor professor and DaimlerChrysler have joined forces to create Tessonics Inc, a spin-off firm that has developed a resistance spot weld analyzer device to detect welding flaws during production. The technology was developed by a team of researchers headed by Dr Roman Maev, who holds the Daimler Chrysler/NSERC industrial research chair in…

Feds and Ontario provide $62 million to truck maker

The International Truck and Engine Corporation of Canada (ITECC) has received $62 million from the Ontario and federal governments to establish a new R&D Centre in Chatam ON and undertake a multi-faceted R&D program The Ontario government is providing $32 million through the Ontario Automotive Investment Strategy to support the R&D Centre and its partnership…