Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc.

Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc.

October 28, 2013 11:22 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Ontario Centres of Excellence 2013 Annual General Meeting and Innovation Showcase

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 28, 2013) - Seventeen companies demonstrating cutting-edge made-in-Ontario commercial innovations will be on display as part of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) 2013 Innovation Showcase and Annual General Meeting.

These leading-edge products - anything from pharmacy-based hearing test stations to military robots to revolutionary software solutions - are the result of advanced industry and academic partnerships fostered by OCE on behalf of the Ontario Government. In addition to the showcase, OCE will share updates as it looks back on another tremendous year of work to advance Ontario`s Innovation Agenda as part of its AGM.

The event will include remarks from the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation and year-end reports from OCE board chair Michael Nobrega and President and CEO, Dr. Tom Corr.

As well, the winner of the 2013 Mind to Market Award, which celebrates the most marketable OCE-supported business and research collaboration, and recipients of the Martin Walmsley Fellowship for Technological Entrepreneurship will be announced.

WHAT: Ontario Centres of Excellence AGM and Innovation Showcase
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
4 p.m. - Doors open/Registration (Innovation Showcase open)
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Formal AGM proceedings including remarks by Minister Moridi and presentation of the Mind to Market and Martin Walmsley Fellowship Awards.
WHERE: Design Exchange, 2nd Floor, Trading Room
234 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario

About Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Inc. (http://www.oce-ontario.org/)

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the commercialization of cutting-edge research across key market sectors to build the economy of tomorrow and secure Ontario's global competitiveness. In doing this, OCE fosters the training and development of the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs and is a key partner with Ontario's industry, universities, colleges, research hospitals, investors and government ministries. A champion of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research, OCE invests in sectors such as advanced health, information and communications technology, digital media, advanced materials and manufacturing, agri-food, aerospace, transportation, energy, and the environment including water and mining. OCE is a key partner in delivering Ontario's Innovation Agenda as a member of the province's Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). Funded by the Government of Ontario, the ONE is made up of regional and sector-focused organizations and helps Ontario-based entrepreneurs and industry rapidly grow their company and create jobs. For more information visit www.onebusiness.ca

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