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Discovery 2009: Exhibitors List

Thank you to the organizations and individuals who participated as exhibitors in Discovery 09.


Accelerator for Commercialization Excellence
The Accelerator Centre is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling the commercialization of innovative products in the technological sector. It strives to assist new businesses in the difficult first stages of development by providing affordable resources: office space, education programs and access to seasoned professionals who understand the challenges new businesses face.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
Achilles Media
Achilles Media is a management organization for events. We undertake the organization of prime international events as well as training and development opportunities for content creators and other professionals in the television and new media industries. Our team of professionals combines creative event management with industry expertise. The focus of Achilles Media is to develop and support current and future leaders of our industry worldwide.
Acorn Partners, Merchant Bankers to Emerging Canadian Businesses
Acorn Partners provides custom-tailored financial solutions to Canadian businesses selling B2B domestically and internationally. With a specialty and a focus in providing working capital to early stage, high growth companies, Acorn Partners has the experience and expertise to also assist existing businesses who are facing financial challenges. Acorn Partners can provide financing against Refundable Tax Claims (SR&ED(post and pre-file), OMIDTC, film etc.), Accounts Receivable, Purchase Orders / Contracts, International Trade (import and export).
AdapCS.Canada produces web delivered products to the healthcare sector which assist in the management of access to care by integrating the processes of physician practices with hospital delivered services. These easily adopted systems increase the efficiency of care delivery while at the same time providing information to drive resource allocation. In addition the compant provides a system to analyse and bencmark the performance of hospitals.
Advanced Design & Manufacturing Institute (ADMI)
A partnership of 5 leading Ontario universities and OCE Inc., ADMI is an innovative, part-time Master of Engineering degree program in engineering design, manufacturing processes and business management, specifically created to meet the needs of engineers working in industry.
Advanced Engine Technology Ltd. (AET)
AET is an R&D / manufacturing company whose primary business activities include research, development, manufacturing and testing of diesel engines, engine components and instrumentation for transportation, power generation and related applications, as well as associated fuels research and exhaust emissions analysis.
Adventus Research Inc.
Adventus Research Inc. is a market research and technology assessment consultancy founded in 2001 and based in Guelph, Ontario. We specialize in technology market assessments and focus groups, across a broad range of industries, including: IT, biotech, nanotechnology, environmental, manufacturing & other key verticals.
Aeryon Labs Inc.
Aeryon Labs is a Waterloo-based company that specializes in aerial robotics and related technologies. Our products are industrial quality tools that find uses anywhere from university research to military applications. The Aeryon Scout is a micro unmanned aerial vehicle (micro-UAV), a quadrotor, which, when equipped with our imaging payload, becomes a flying camera. Our system is a complete, easy-to-use aerial imaging solution.
Agile Manufacturing Inc.: 3D Printer Sales, Rapid Prototyping and Laser Scanning Services
Agile Manufacturing Inc. provides engineering services including: laser scanning, 3D design, and rapid prototyping (RP) via: SLA, SLS, and 3D Printers, rapid castings both urethane and metal, rapid tooling, molding and CNC machining. Agile also distributes the Handyscan3D scanners AND new and used Rapid Prototyping equipment in Canada. Distributing 3D Systems: V-Flash, and ProJet 3D Printers, SLA: Viper & iPro machines and the SLS HS, Hi-Q, Direct Metal and Sinterstation Pro selective laser sintering (SLS) digital manufacturing machines.
Algoma University
Algoma University is the province of Ontario's nineteenth and newest university. Located in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma University offers a wide variety of liberal arts and sciences degree options including programs in Psychology, Computer Science, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Community Economic & Social Development, and Biology. As the Canadian home of the internationally recognized Masters of Science in Computer Games Technology from the University of Abertay Dundee, Algoma University is at the forefront of computer games technology education.
Algonquin College
Algonquin College has the widest range of courses of any college in Ontario and provides customized training programs to business and industry. The College's Programs and services are geared to providing the essential skills for today's workplace and are constantly updated to ensure that they are relevant for the future.
Annidis Health Systems Corp.
Research, design, manufacture, installation and servicing of retinal health assessment instruments for the early detection of a broad range of eye pathologies such as Age related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), Retinal Occlusive Disease, Glaucoma, and Benign Pigmented Fundus Lesions.
APPrO is a non-profit organization representing more than 100 companies involved in the generation of electricity in Ontario, including generators and suppliers of services, equipment and consulting services. APPrO members produce power from co-generation, hydro-electric, gas, coal, nuclear, wind energy, waste wood and other sources. APPrO's members currently produce over 95% of the electricity made in Ontario. For the first 17 years of its operation, the organization was known as IPPSO, the Independent Power Producers' Society of Ontario. In 2002, when Ontario's electricity market was officially opened to competition, the organization began a process in which it broadened its scope to include more generators, and changed its name to APPrO, the Association of Power Producers of Ontario.
Artenga is an OCE and OCRI-supported medical technology company with revenue, strategic partners, and human testing. We're part of a $25 M Ontario research project with Sunnybrook Health Sciences and Ryerson and have systems at Columbia University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Stanford, Ontario Veterinary College, and in Europe. Our technology serves three significant markets: medical research, cancer therapy, and cellulite treatment. Market entry will be through strategic partners. Artenga was named a Top 10 Canada wide emerging life science company.
ARTsensing Inc.
ARTsensing Inc. is a pioneer in the development of flexible and transparent radiation detectors. The introduction of transparent photon and electron beam radiation detectors, TRANSDos, has opened up new applications for the space, nuclear, and medical industries. The TRANSDos can be used on goggles, observation glass, and transparent casings for real-time radiation measurement without impeding visual inspection. The FLEXDos a newly developed flexible radiation sensing device that can conform to any structural shapes.
ASK Science Products Inc.
ASK Science Products Inc. develops benchtop instrumentation and automation equipment for the research lab and pharmaceutical environments. They also provide manufacturing services for specialized cell handling products.
Atikokan Bioenergy Research Center Lakehead University Theme-1 Project on Co-firing Biomass and Coal
Ontario has legislation in place to phase out coal-fired electricity in 2014, which requires that the current 6000 MW coal-fueled powder be generated from other fuels. Atikokan Bioenergy Research Center (ABRC) Program is a $4million program funded by Ministry of Energy to address this issue by utilization of biomass. As a major theme of the ABRC Program, this project is targeting co-combustion and gasification of biomass/peat and coal for powder generation, collaborated with OPG and CanmetEnergy.
Atikokan Bioenergy Research Centre - Lakehead University
We are examining the environmental effects of wet harvesting of peat in Northwestern Ontario. This involves sampling a test harvested area for any changes to water qualtiy including both total and methyl mercury, looking at the effects of discharging squeezed pore water using mesocosms and remediating the site using wild rice, blueberries and cranberries.
Atikokan Bioenergy Research Centre - Lakehead University, Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment
Education and research in forestry, forest ecology, and forest management and products. A current research focus has been on value-adding in forest products, wood for bio-energy and biorefining.
Atikokan Bioenergy Research Centre - Queen's University
This project addresses two interrelated issues. The technological issue that is being addressed is the optimal composition and characterisation of wood pellets for co-firing at the Atikokan Generating Station (AGS). The second issue is socio-economic in nature and relates to enhancing the capacity in NW Ontario to develop a sustainable wood pellet industry, not only to supply the AGS, but a larger domestic market.
Attodyne Inc.
Attodyne is an early stage company developing groundbreaking and proprietary ultrafast-pulsed lasers for a variety of large international markets spanning surgical and industrial applications. Attodyne has developed high power, near- to mid-infrared wavelength picosecond-pulsed lasers that resolve the cost, size and reliability constraints that have limited the introduction of ultrafast-pulsed lasers into many markets, as well as a novel method of ablating tissue (removing tissue) with no heat damage to the remaining tissue, for surgical use.
AUTO21, a Network of Centres of Excellence, is enhancing Canadas position as a leader in automotive research and development. Partnering the public and private sectors, AUTO21 currently supports more than 300 researchers across Canada working on 54 auto-related projects in a variety of areas including Health, Safety and Injury Prevention; Societal Issues and the Future Automobile; Materials and Manufacturing; Powertrains, Fuels and Emissions; Design Processes; and Intelligent Systems and Sensors.
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Backbone Magazine
Backbone magazine was launched in January 2001, at the height of the technology bubble. We continued to publish throughout the tech meltdown and beyond, working as an active participant in the changing business world. Our primary focus has been on how technology enhances business processes, markets, profitability and productivity.
BCGI-Can is the expert in maximizing your Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits. If you are a Canadian-controlled private corporation performing research in Canada, we can help you make the most of the tax credits available to you. We provide consultation in every aspect of the SR&ED application process for submission to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
BDC Venture Capital
BDC Venture Capital is a major venture capital investor in Canada, active at every stage of the company's development cycle, from seed through expansion, with a focus on technology-based businesses that have high growth potential and that are positioned to become dominant players in their markets.
BDO Dunwoody LLP
As one of the largest professional services firms both internationally and in Canada, BDO Dunwoody offers auditing, accounting, tax, risk management and financial advisory services to help entrepreneurs at any stage of the business life cycle. From expanding globally or going public to business acquisitions or exit strategies, our clients receive practical and applicable business advice from an expert team.
Bereskin & Parr
Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian intellectual property (IP) law firm serving clients of all sizes, in a variety of industries, domestic and international. The firm has offices in Toronto, Mississauga, Waterloo Region and Montral. Bereskin & Parr is made up of over 70 lawyers, and patent and trade mark agents, many of whom are recognized as leading practitioners in their respective fields. The firm's practice is comprehensive, encompassing all aspects of intellectual property.
We are a leading Commercialization Agent in Canada for the Agri-Food, Agri-Life Sciences and Bio-Product industries. BioEnterprise is a recognized leader in commercializing high-growth opportunities from within the Agri-Food, Agri-Life Sciences and Bio-Products industries. As a result of BioEnterprises leadership, many companies within these sectors attribute their success to a number of factors, one of which is the assistance that they received from BioEnterprise and the BioEnterprise Global Network.
Biomedical Photometrics Inc.
BPI sells and develops digital fluorescence slide scanners for molecular pathology research in biomarker development and/or molecular diagnostic (MDx) assays for personalized medicine. Current product offerings include the DNAscope for microarrays, the TISSUEscope for tissue imaging. In 2009 BPI will introduce its new TISSUEscope MDx unit, which will specifically target the MDx market.
Biopeak Corporation

Biopeak, an Ottawa based company, has developed a novel platform sensing technology to address a wide range of human physiology monitoring applications and markets including healthcare, consumer, industrial and military. The company is displaying its Biopeak's BioFusion™ monitor, which is a highly innovative, wearable, non-invasive, multi-parameter monitoring technology that provides long-term, real-time collection and analysis of a broad range of important physiology parameters in everyday situations and settings.

Blue Dolphin
Blue dolphin is the phone company of the 21st century. Blue Dolphin provides telephone and advanced telecommunications services to residential and business customers, for a fraction of their current costs.
Brock University
Located in the centre of Niagara, in St. Catharines, Ont., Brock University offers strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary degree programs that include co-op and other experiential learning opportunities to a student population of more than 17,000. Students and faculty engage in cutting-edge research in many disciplines, including digital humanities, health sciences, biosciences and through such centres as the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute. Brock has also developed plans for a Niagara Health and Bioscience Research Complex.
Brock University - Integration of Remotely Sensed Data into a Precision Agriculture System for Improved Vineyard Management
This project involves the development of image-derived information products using high-resolution airborne and spaceborne remote-sensing data, correlated with ground-based data, to assess vine condition in the Niagara Region of Ontario. The development of such products is ideally suited for integration within a precision agriculture system; such a system is currently being developed in collaboration with Niagara College.
Brytech Inc.

Brytech, located in Ottawa,incorporated in 1982 produces innovative products for telecom and health care. The company is displaying its RPM system, a new patient monitoring solution approved by Health Canada. The RPM provides physiological monitoring in a compact, portable unit that wirelessly transmits vital signs data for display and and alarm notification to remote locations. It increases patient mobility, improves resource allocation in hospitals and clinics with earlier discharge of patients.

Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power is Canada's leading 100% green electricity provider. Bullfrog Power is the only company providing a 100% low-impact renewable electricity choice to everyone in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.
Business Launch Solutions
Business Success Simplified Valuable Resources for Smart Minded Start-ups. Business Launch Solutions (BLS) is an integrated, full-service firm specializing in services that help entrepreneurs successfully launch, manage and grow their businesses. Wherever you are in the process, BLS takes the stress out of starting a new business by giving you access to a selection of top-calibre professionals and first-rate business services. Business Launch Solutions seminars and presentations: Straight talk about the do's and don'ts for business success.
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C2C LINK is specialized in design and manufactuing standard and customized high quality nonlinear optical perildically poled lithium niobate chips. The wavelength length of our products can range from 350nm to 5000nm. We also have a team of experts in the development of PPLN devices.
C4 fosters innovation in Southwest Ontario by promoting technology transfer and commercialization. Comprised of ten universities and research institutions, C4 members coordinate their resources, cooperate with governmental and industrial bodies, collaborate in multi-disciplinary research to solve real world problems, and commercialize the results of their research.
Canada China Environmental Forum
The CCEF 2008 was designed to stimulate ideas, encourage partnerships, and inspire Canadian and Chinese businesses to create relationships and opportunities that have significant impact for the environment in both Canada and China.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
As Canada's national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) draws on more than 60 years of experience to help Canadians access a variety of quality, environmentally sustainable, and affordable homes - homes that will continue to create vibrant and healthy communities and cities across the country.CMHC is also one of Canada's premier sources of housing information, helping markets to function efficiently and the industry to remain productive and innovative. For more information, visit our website at
Canada Revenue Agency
Our department is called Scientific Research and Experimental Development ( SRED ) and gives away $ 4 billion a year to over 18, 000 claimants nationally for work that qualifies as SRED and we also have an extensive outreach project to disseminate this information on a monthly basis in various offices in major cities in Canada.
Canadian Alumni for the International Space University
CAISU is a private and non-profit association dedicated in representing the Canadian alumni of the International Space University (ISU). CAISU is also active in organizing programs and conferences aiming at promoting space awareness among university-level students, professionals and the community in general.
Canadian Business
We are a business news and information portal for business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors, powered by Canadian Business, MoneySense and PROFIT
Canadian Innovation Centre
Canadian Innovation Centre is a national not-for-profit organization based in Waterloo, Ontario, dedicated to helping innovators take the first important steps in the commercialization of their innovation. Founded over 30 years ago, the Centre has provided market validation and guidance to over 20,000 inventors and their companies. The Centre is at the forefront of the development of best practices in the commercialization of innovation and shares this information on a regular basis through: its website, workshops and webinars.
Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations
The Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations' mission is to bring together the talents of Canadian researchers from universities, government and industry in order to stimulate photonic innovations and utlimately enhance the quality of life for Canadians.
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is responsible for the administration of the intellectual property (IP) system in Canada. CIPOs on-line databases, guides, and publications will help you identify, protect, and exploit your IP assets and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. For more information, visit
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
Canada's largest trade and industry association, CME promotes the continuous improvement of Canadian manufacturing and exporting through engagement of government at all levels. Its mandate is to promote the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and enable the success of Canadian goods and services exporters in markets around the world.
Carleton University
Carleton offers 65 programs of study in areas as diverse as public affairs, journalism, film studies, engineering, high technology and international studies. More than 2,000 brilliant professors and staff members constitute a diverse and dedicated team serving 23,000 students. Carletons creative, interdisciplinary and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative works in science and technology, business, governance, public policy and the arts.
Carleton University - VSIM: Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) Integrated Command Environment (ICE) Project
UAV integration into Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems represents immense human factors and engineering challenges both from the broader C4ISR perspective and in terms of safely and effectively operating multiple UAVs. Search and Rescue operations in Canada will benefit from the adoption of UAVs and this research project will help to identify the challenges facing the integrators of this technology.
CertiChip Inc.
CertiChip Inc. is a Canadian fabless semiconductor IP company that specializes in circuit techniques and architectures to improve the robustness and energy efficiency of IC's manufactured in advanced CMOS process at or below 90nm.
Certo Labs Inc.
Certo Labs Inc. is a privately held Toronto based start-up, working to develop and commercialize a new, high throughput automated extraction device for analytical laboratories within the food, drug and environmental industries.
Chemaphor Inc.
Chemaphor is a biotechnology company with core expertise in organic chemistry. We develop carotenoid oxidation products that have a rich suite of beneficial biological activities. Chemaphor's proprietary product, Oxidized Beta-carotene (OxBC), is a unique, complex mixture with a wide range of potential applications including human nutraceuticals, veterinary natural health products, skin care cosmetics and feed additives for food animals. OxBC is a non-antibiotic, non-hormonal growth promoter with demonstrated efficacy in poultry and swine. Software Generation Engine for Business Collaboration Inc. ( is a federally incorporated company that is headquartered in Ottawa with Sales representatives in the US and Europe. is a startup that incorporated in February 2008. The company is a new-age internet software company that has been working on a feedback and collaboration platform. currently uses all of the latest cutting edge tools in the area of web applications as pertaining to feedback and collaboration.
Christie Digital
Christie is celebrating its 79th anniversary as a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. With expertise in film projection since 1929 and professional projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions for cinema, large audience environments, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and virtual reality, simulation, education, media and government. Christie has installed over 75,000 projection solutions worldwide.
Cignias™ is a leading developer of multimedia software and hardware technologies addressing advanced accessory products for smartphones with the goal of enabling the management of multimedia content anywhere, anytime, by anyone. The company is focused on the playback and transfer of content over standard wireless technologies and IP based networks with an emphasis on maintaining unprecedented quality of service resulting in an enhanced user experience for users of top tier smartphones from companies such as Apple, RIM, Nokia and HTC.  
Cimetrix Solutions
Since 1993, Cimetrix Solutions Inc. has been assisting organizations with their product design and manufacturing challenges. By coupling industry leading technology and expert consulting/design services, Cimetrix enables Canadian firms to be globally competitive. Cimetrix Solutions is the exclusive Canadian provider of the industry leading Fortus 3D Production Systems; Dimension 3D Printers and uPrint by Dimension. Utilizing patented FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology, these systems produce the most accurate and durable parts of any additive fabrication technology. Materials available include: ABSPlus, ABSi, ABS-M30, ABS-M30i, PC-ABS, PC-ISO, PC, PPSF/PPSU and Ultem 9085. Our team of application specialists will consult with your organization to identify opportunities to dramatically improve design and production processes for your current, and future business model.
City of Toronto
Commercial and public sector organizations create 64% of the Toronto region's waste, over 70% of the total waste going to landfill, and almost half of the region's carbon emissions. By greening the purchasing choices of these organizations, the Toronto City Summit Alliance's Greening Greater Toronto Green Procurement program aims to: significantly reduce waste, energy use and costs; advance Ontario's green technology sector; and help to make the Greater Toronto Area the greenest city region in North America. To date, a lack of information (both real and perceived) has inhibited green procurement. Buyers often find it confusing to assess and compare the claims of competing technologies: supplier information can be hard or expensive to find and they are often unfamiliar with the business case for more purchasing sustainable goods and services.
Cleanfield Energy Inc.
Cleanfield Energy develops, markets and distributes proprietary, renewable energy products. The Company currently develops and markets small wind turbines through authorized renewable energy dealers, distributors and direct channels. Our Vertical Axis Wind Turbine(VAWT), known also as V3.5, features three-metre long vertical blades that rotate around a central axis. These wind turbines are designed for both tower (ground-mount) and rooftop installation and can produce clean renewable energy.
CMC Microsystems
CMC builds partnerships among government, industry and universities to enable microsystems discovery, applied research and technology development, and to accelerate Canadian competiveness through microsystems. CMC Microsystems provides microsystems researchers with industry-calibre design resources, access to state-of-the-art prototyping technologies, tools for test and support services.
Cognition LLP
Looking for an innovative way to access the legal resources that your business needs? As a refreshing alternative to hiring a full-time lawyer or outsourcing to expensive downtown firms, our model is ideal for growth companies looking to maximize business value. Cognition LLP offers its clients experienced, business-minded lawyers at a fraction of the cost of typical law firms.  And because we already work closely with dozens of start-ups, we understand your needs and cost sensitivities.  Visit to find out more about our services.
CognoVision Solutions Inc.
CognoVision helps companies measure the effectiveness of in-store marketing and understand shopper behaviour. Using small camera sensors and computers, our anonymous face detection and people tracking software gathers data on how people watch ads and how they move within a store. This information can be used to improve ad campaign effectiveness, increase product sales and advertising revenue, optimize retail execution and reduce operational costs.
Colleges Ontario Network for Industry Innovation (CONII)
Funded by the Government of Ontario, CONII is a consortium of 10 leading colleges dedicated to helping business and industry become more competitive -- and stay competitive -- in a challenging and rapidly changing global economy. As colleges, we have always provided skilled employees and training to business and industry. Now we are building on that record of success to provide R&D services in key economic sectors across the province, in response to market pull and industry needs.
COM DEV International Ltd.
COM DEV, headquartered in Cambridge Ontario, is a global designer and manufacturer of space hardware. We are world leaders in the production of space-qualified passive microwave equipment, specialized optical and electronic systems for remote sensing. We have over 1,100 employees at facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Our core capability is space engineering. We understand the unique challenges inherent in producing equipment for space, with our technology resident on more than 650 spacecraft.
Communitech is a industry-led organization driving the growth and success of Waterloo Region´s technology sector through leadership, connections and promotion. Our 550+ network members include big names in the global technology industry, like Research In Motion, Open Text and COM DEV. But equally as important are our start-up enterprises and growing firms, and the investors, service firms, educational institutions and governments that boldly support their growth.
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Office of Applied Research
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (CCITAL) supplies applied research and business development services to business, industry, and service organizations in fields consistent with our academic programs. The foundation for applied research rests on our faculty, their significant hands-on experience, and their advanced academic credentials.
Confidence Bound
Confidence Bound is a magazine that motivates, inspires and educates the reader while promoting leadership, self-confidence and the passion to simply be the best you can be. No other Canadian magazine captures the world of motivation and inspiration through public speaking, careers, education and health/wellness in the way Confidence Bound does. With in-depth features and interviews, Confidence Bound is the perfect source for those that aspire to be the best they can be.
Continuum Aerospace Inc.
Continuum Aerospace Inc., based in Toronto, Canada, is a company of engineers, researchers and technical professionals working to lower the costs and risks of accessing space . We are currently developing a series of next-generation, uniquely environmentally benign, hybrid rocket engines. We have a breadth and depth of talent that can be applied to aerospace and related research and development on a contractual basis, and our computational physics and controls background has extensive applicability to environmental systems and research.
Convergence Devices Inc.
Convergence Devices Inc. develops "digitally-assisted" RF & Analog/Mixed-Signal IP. We offer Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) for next generation wireless mobile devices. Find out more at
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Dale & Lessmann LLP
The Canadian law firm of Dale & Lessmann LLP acts regularly for emerging ventures, capital underwriters and investment fund managers - helping these entities structure legal affairs early in order to prepare for success at later stages. Utilizing an extensive network of national and international firms located in most major markets around the world, our lawyers regularly provide advice to clients on a broad range of sophisticated market transactions, including equity and debt offerings, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
DeckChair Learning Systems Inc.
We are an online education company that helps students learn better and achieve more. We've developed a unique application that identifies gaps in students learning, automatically creates individualized learning experiences for them, and measures their achievement. We help educators use learning technologies to improve student success, improve teaching, and save cost.
Defence R&D Canada
Defence R&D Canada is an agency of the Canadian Department of National Defence that responds to the scientific and technological needs of the Canadian Forces. Its vision, mission and values guide Defence R&D Canada to ensure that the Canadian Forces remains scientifically and operationally relevant. The agency is made up of seven research centres located across Canada with a corporate office in Ottawa.
Dryvit Systems, Inc. is the original Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) manufacturer in the United States and the company that spawned the highly-successful EIFS industry in North America beginning in 1969.
Durham Region Economic Development Partners
Durham Region Economic Development Partners and Durham Strategic Energy Alliance are showcasing innovative and new technologies from across various sectors that have been developed in Durham Region. Durham Region as the eastern gateway to the greater Toronto area and offers an environment that encourages innovation and a labour force to support it. For more information contact us at 905-668-7711.
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Earth Rangers Centre
A showcase of leading-edge green design and technology, the Earth Rangers Centre is a powerful example of walking our talk. A LEED Gold certified building, with future plans to achieve Platinum status and carbon neutrality, the Earth Rangers Centre currently uses 79 per cent less energy than a typical building its size. To see how the Earth Rangers Centre can be used as a demonstration site for your technology, please visit us at our booth!
EION produces a broad line of both hardware and software. It has a range of IP products for data and voice over satellite, wired and wireless networks. Its solutions are especially valued by companies in the telecom and defense industries; EION's clients have faith that their networks are secure, reliable, scalable and flexible. The company currently serves over 120 equipment manufacturers around the world with its real-time embedded software.
Energent Inc.
Energent provides industrials, hospitals, universities and large commercial buildings with automated monitoring and targeting information for reduced energy costs. This information helps clients prioritize efficiency projects, track results achieved, promptly detect and eliminate waste, and budget with greater accuracy. Our solutions leverage an internet-based platform and powerful data modeling software, hosted at our Operations Data Center, to provide a meaningful context for decisions, a convenient SaaS delivery model, and a lower cost of ownership.
EnerMotion Inc.
EnerMotion is an engineering and system integration company specializing in high efficiency hybrid electric transportation applications and optimization solutions for technologies utilized in the greening of fleets. This includes development in these key product areas: Adaptive hybrid controller (i.e. EnerMotion EMC II controller), Alternative Auxiliary Power Units (A-APU) for Trucking Industry (anti-idling hybrid components), Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicle (PHEV) and Photovoltaic Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PPHEV) kits & conversions.
Jointly with KEDCO:The Eastern Lake Ontario Regional Innovation Network (ELORIN) is the primary catalyst for economic growth through innovation in eastern Ontario. We provide services to clients to help them achieve the next level in their business cycle, through networking, connecting research to industry, industry to industry, mentoring, training (business plans, making the pitch, funding and strategic marketing)
Stream, capture, and publish rich media webcasts with ease. ePresence solutions are deployed globally by world renowned hospitals to conduct grand rounds, leading universities to capture lectures and symposiums, governments to stream legislative sessions, and associations for everything from board meetings to conferences.
eSight Corporation
eSight develops innovative assistive technology for the visually impaired. eSight's patented image processing algorithms, coupled with state of the art optics and electronics, are enabling a new form of electronic low-vision aid that will dramatically improve the quality of life for people challenged by inoperable, degenerative visual impairments.
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Fleming College - Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment
The CAWT encourages, facilitates ,and coordinates applied research on alternative wastewater treatment technologies provincially, nationally, and internationally, with a focus on environmentally sound technologies. The Centre promotes interdisciplinary applied research through its unique facilities in the study of alternative wastewater technologies with university, government, and private sector partners.
Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc.
Our organization represents floriculture greenhouse growers and industry partners across Ontario. We are a grower community that proactively addresses common challenges to our industry. Our mandate is to identify these challenges, clearly communicate them to government and whenever possible implement solutions that benefit both our industry and the Canadian economy. Canadian Floriculture accounts for: $1.44 billion in farm gate sales, $5.29 billion estimated total economic impact. 43,245 full and part-time employees in the greenhouse sector.
Forest Ecosystem Science Co-operative Inc. (Forest Co-op)
The Forest Ecosystem Science Co-operative Inc. (Forest Co-op) is a partnership of organizations investing in forest science initiatives for the purpose of supporting sustainable forest management, reducing uncertainties associated with forest management decisions and fostering a sustainable, predictable and affordable wood supply. This unique not-for-profit forum includes representatives from the forest industry, provincial and federal governments, academic institutions, research organizations, and consulting firms.
Forestry Research Partnership
The Forestry Research Partnership (FRP) was created in 2000 by Tembec, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Canadian Forest Service to identify, develop and implement ecologically sustainable and scientifically defensible leading edge forestry practices required to maintain and enhance an economically viable supply of quality fibre to mills and to the communities those mills support, over the long term.
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GEOIDE Network
The mission of GEOIDE is to consolidate and strengthens the Canadian geomatics industry, while making optimum use of Canada's Research and Development resources. GEOIDE aims to create a sustainable networking structure that integrates all sectors of the Canadian geomatics community. As a result, Canada can continue to play a leading role in geomatics worldwide.
George Brown College
George Brown College is one of Canadas largest and most diversified colleges. It was founded in 1967 and has a program mix of apprenticeship training, certificates, diplomas and degrees. The college nurtures strategic relationships with government agencies, community partners, and educational associations, within Ontario and beyond. George Brown College provides programs that ensure its students achieve the careers they want by staying connected to the community in which it operates.
Global Fruit
Global Fruit has develop a new apple tree, new set up of the nurseries and thier orchards in Ontario. Has developed, designed and construct thier equipment, which is superior in the north america apple production. the apple tree planter, plants 35,000 trees a day with only 5 person and is gps guided. The sprayer has taken all the chemicals mist out of the air, and chemical savings of 89%.
Golden Horseshoe Biosciences Network
GHBN is a regional network of research organizations, companies, universities, and economic developers involved in biosciences, biotechnology and related fields. Through relationship-building and entrepreneurial support, the aim is to spur innovation, form new ties and develop new research and investment to ensure a thriving innovation centre in the Golden Horseshoe.
For more than 100 years, Gowlings has provided a broad range of expert legal services. Today, as one of Canada's largest national law firms, Gowlings has offices in all major business and technology centres across Canada – Montréal, Ottawa, Kanata, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo Region, Calgary and Vancouver. Internationally, Gowlings has an office in Moscow to serve clients' IP needs in Russia and the CIS. The Firm's London office supports clients from around the world with an emphasis on energy, resources and infrastructure.
GreenBlue is commercializing a proven technology which improves the fuel economy and reduces the emissions of diesel engines in the industrial, off-road, and stationary power generation sectors. The technology uses a hydrogen-based catalyst to promote a more complete combustion of diesel. The system electronically monitors emission reductions and wirelessly transmits data that can be used to generate carbon credits. GreenBlue's products are manufacturered in-house in Ontario to Automotive OEM standards.
greenTbiz develops and delivers energy and environmental conservation programs which have both environmental and economic benefits for the businesses and properties within the 68 Toronto Business Improvement Areas. greenTbiz programming is created with the understanding of the needs and the behaviour of the SME sector and how to directly affect change. greenTbiz is very active in the research, piloting, testing, awareness and market transformation of energy efficient technologies, such as solid-state lighting (LED) and in the development of procurement protocol, sharing lessons learned and best practices.
Discovery 2009
Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world. Its international network comprises around 9,500 offices in 86 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to more than 125 million customers: personal financial services (including consumer finance); commercial banking; corporate, investment banking and markets; and private banking. With listings on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by approximately 200,000 shareholders in some 100 countries and territories. The shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Receipts. Visit for more information on The HSBC Group and listings.
Hydro One
Hydro One will be the leading electricity delivery company in North America, guided by our values of safety, stewardship, excellence and innovation.
Discovery 2009
IGLOO develops online community and social software solutions for groups, teams and organizations of any size. Our solutions combine Web 2.0 technology with on-demand hosting, consulting, e-engagement and all of the community support services necessary for a sustainable and successful deployment. Fully integrated collaboration, and Web 2.0 social networking tools enable organizations to quickly and cost-effectively create online communities to leverage talent, knowledge and relationships across organizational and geographical boundaries.
Imperial Oil
Imperial Oil is one of Canada's largest corporations and has been a leading member of the petroleum industry for more than a century. Look in this section for historical background, details on current operations, on-line versions of corporate publications such as the award-winning Review magazine, and information about the company's long-standing and continuing support for worthwhile causes.
InDanio Bioscience Inc.
InDanio Bioscience Inc has developed a high throughput, whole-animal, drug screening system based on genetically engineered zebrafish. These transgenic fish can be used to identify, extract, quantify and characterize new human nuclear receptor ligands. Drugs targeting these receptors have great pharmacological potential for the treatment of many diseases such as atherosclerosis, diabetes, various cancers, arthritis and neurological disorders.
Innovation Park at Queen's University
Innovation Park is a community of innovators and specialists where academic, industrial and government researchers work together to cultivate ideas, identify and transform important technological discoveries and, with the aid of commercialization and market development experts, propel innovations into the marketplace.The primary purpose of Innovation Park is to stimulate commercialization and economic development in the South Eastern Ontario region by fostering interaction among the participants in the research and innovation system.
INO (National Optics Institute) is a world-class center of expertise in optics and photonics dedicated to serving business. Our mission is to provide businesses with a competitive edge through innovative solutions that meet their needs and requirements. INO offers a unique mix of scientific and technical expertise in optics and photonics backed by unmatched fabrication capabilities in prototypes, preproduction units, and short-runs.
Inometrix Inc.
At Inometrix we develop basic units in Photonics Technology that will give rise to better and more economical medical imaging, manufacturing and metrology instruments. Our current product portfolio includes solutions for the Photonics Test and Measurement sector and give our customers the capability to accurately measure short length optical components (10^-3ps/nm) with six orders of magnitude higher resolution than our nearest competitor. Check out our booth or visit us online at
ISTPCanada is a not-for-profit organization mandated by governments to promote global R&D collaboration that will enhance the commercialization of leading-edge technologies. The primary objective is to strengthen Canadas science and technology (S&T) business to business relations and ultimately overall economic, trade and political relations. Visit for more information.
Discovery 2009
Kangaroo Design & Innovation
Kangaroo provides Innovation, Design, Development and Commercialization services to the technology innovation community, to develop new businesses and launch meaningful products in the science, biotech, medical devices, technology and instrumentation sectors.
KIFTEC is developing superior state-of-the-art personal cooling and heating systems utilizing thermoelectric coolers, which are small solid-state heat exchangers. The KIFTEC SYSTEM conditions fluid, that heats or cools the wearer's body allowing them to maintain an ideal 98.6ºF core body temperature regardless of the environment. Studies have shown that body temperatures, that are too high or too low, can have significant adverse effect on certain physiological measures, which can ultimately lead to a decline in performance and mistakes.
Kingston Economic Development Corporation
The Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) is a driving force behind the great ideas and people helping to make Kingston such an exciting and dynamic place in which to work and do business. We believe in pushing great ideas forward and helping Kingston become the leader in today's highly competitive business world.
Discovery 2009
Lafleche Environmental Inc.
Lafleche Environmental Inc. is a privately held company in Moose Creek, Ontario. Our goal is to offer complete waste management solutions and services. Our initiatives include a Bio-Reactor landfill for solid non-hazardous waste, soil recycling for hydrocarbon impacted soils, tire collection and recycling, waste water treatment, Electronic Waste recycling and organics composting.
Lambton College
Established in 1966, Lambton College is the second oldest of Ontario's public colleges. Lambton College has an Advanced Materials Engineering Research Lab designed to develop new materials and manufacturing processes. The facility is aimed at improving the competitive edge of Ontario's manufacturing sector. The lab has produced results in the areas of polymer and biodegradable materials, and the use of advanced manufacturing technologies. Most recently, Lambton College's research direction is focused on energy production, storage and conversion from alternative sources.
Laurentian University
Laurentian University is home to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canadas newest medical school in more than 30 years and is located in Sudbury, Ontario, one of the most renown mining centres in the world. Laurentian University is also host to research expertise ranging across many disciplines, which is currently driving a number of innovative ideas. With more than 9,000 full-time and part-time students from various backgrounds, we invite diversity into our classrooms.
Let's Talk Science (LTS)
LTS is committed to building youth interest and engagement in science, engineering and technology and achieving system-wide improvements in science literacy in Ontario, and across Canada to ensure that a knowledge-based workforce is developed. Through our strategic partnership with OCE we are broadly promoting the importance of science literacy in the development of an innovation culture and we are engaging and training science, engineering and technology professionals as science outreach volunteers and mobilizing them in communities and schools.

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Loyalist College - Virtual World Design Centre
The Virtual World Design Centre creates virtual environments for business, education, and government.
Discovery 2009
AD Telecom is a telecommunications company from Barcelona (Spain) founded in 1992. Its product line has been mainly focused in Broadcasting, including radiolinks, DVB-T monitoring equipment, video transmitters on SDH and a broad range of broadcasting products. Since 2004 the Company has undertaken new activities in Aerospace and Security related with the already acquired technologies of radiofrequency, microwaves, optical communications, embedded systems and digital Processing. In 2009 the Ontario venue will be established.
At Marketwire, we're in the business of making your life easier -- from providing peace of mind that your press releases reach the right people at the right time, to providing you with innovative tools that help you incorporate the latest new media, manage your workflow, and even track your effectiveness. Our complete range of services allows direct access throughout the world, as well as comprehensive media databases, up-to-the-minute video and web options and more.
McMaster University
McMaster University, one of four Canadian universities listed among the Top 100 universities in the world and one of Canada's most research-intensive universities, is renowned for its innovation in both learning and discovery. It has a student population of 23,000, and more than 140,000 alumni in 128 countries.
McMaster University - Biomaterials Research
We expect our display to include both 20/20: NSERC Ophthalmic Materials Network and Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network.
McMaster University - Centre for Emerging Device Technologies (CEDT) and the Photovoltaic Innovation Network
The Centre for Emerging Device Technologies (CEDT) is the central device fabrication facility at McMaster University with full services available for designing, fabricating and testing electronic, photonic, microfluidic and micromechanical devices, with significant capabilities in advanced solar cells. The Photovoltaic Innovation Network is a partnership between the research community, industry, government, funding agencies and advocacy groups to foster and accelerate the widespread adoption of photovoltaics as a renewable energy resource in Canada.
McMaster University - Microfluidics Research
Our focus areas are in the application of micro/nanofluidic devices and systems in areas such as drug discovery, drug delivery, medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring and electronic cooling. We have expertise across the board from design and fabrication to testing of micro/nanofluidic systems for a wide range of applications.
McMaster University - Research & International Affairs
McMaster University, one of four Canadian universities listed among the Top 100 universities in the world and one of Canada's most research-intensive universities, is renowned for its innovation in both learning and discovery. It has a student population of 23,000, and more than 140,000 alumni in 128 countries.
McMaster University - Thermal Management Research Laboratory
McMaster University is a mid-sized, comprehensive, research intensive university that trains approximately 19,000 full-time undergraduate students and 3,000 full-time graduate students each year.
McMaster University - Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice
The Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and its Centres provide a new concept in engineering education. The school recognizes the need for life-long learning opportunities for engineers and scientists by providing a unique vehicle to enhance career horizons. SEP is home to the Xerox Centre for Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation (XCEEi), ArcelorMittal Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy (DCEPP), and GMC Centre for Engineering Design (GMCED). The centres provide a focus for interdisciplinary education and research initiatives through individual master's programs in their respective areas of engineering practice. SEP partners with other faculties, particularly Business and Social Sciences, academic institutions, both nationally and internationally, government and industry. These partnerships advance interdisciplinary education and research in engineering practice by providing systematic mechanisms for technology transfer and dissemination of knowledge and research results.
Meet the Dutch
The Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is interested in cooperation with Canada in the areas of environment, sustainable building and renewable energy.
Menova Energy Inc.
Menova Energy Inc. is committed to providing innovative solar energy solutions for Utility Scale Projects (Applications in solar fields for augmenting existing power generation site), Building Integrated Projects (Commercial Business applications) and Infrastructure Projects (Water Treatment, Sewage Treatment & Desalination plants)
Mgestyk Technologies Inc.
Mgestyk Technologies *developed a patent-pending technology that makes it possible to capture hand and body movements and translate them into useful commands for controlling console or Microsoft Windows®-based applications. Whether it's a simple cursor for browsing the web or a rich set of gestures for games, our desktop software makes it easy to map gestures to custom actions. Best of all, there are no special gloves to wear, special 3D glasses, objects to hold, or lighting conditions to worry about.
Ministry of Research and Innovation
In Ontario, we understand that research and innovation are crucial to our economic future and to the health and well being of Ontario families. This province is home to some of the world's best and brightest scientists, researchers and innovators. And we are moving forward with the Ontario Innovation Strategy to capitalize on these strengths and create social and economic prosperity that will lead to better lives for all Ontarians. Ontario is rich in ideas, imagination and innovation — and these qualities are key to prosperity in the global economy.
Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.
Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. is an emerging start-up company which is commercializing a novel green technology based on spherical polysaccharide nanoparticles (nanoPS™) that can be used in a wide variety of applications. The competitive advantage of nanoPS™ lies in its inherent high monodispersity, uniform surface chemistry, biodegradability, non-toxicity, and competitive price. Mirexus presently partners with local companies and multinational corporations in the area of paints, toners and bioplastics.
MITACS ACCELERATE Graduate Research Internship Program
MITACS ACCELERATE is a federally and provincially funded national internship program that connects companies with the research expertise in Canadian universities. Companies can use this program to: Gain a competitive advantage by collaborating with the leading experts in all disciplines; Stretch R & D budgets further with matching funding; Identify highly skilled expertise and recruit the best new talent.
Mohawk College
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Monteco Ltd.
At Monteco, we identify the best cleantech technologies, develop them and bring them to the marketplace. Our experts explore technologies that can be incubated, uncover the right opportunities, research the best markets, match the right people and bring forward solid financing. Throughout the process, we build upon our established relationships in the scientific, financial and government sectors. Montecos suite of capabilities are uniquely focused on the critical issues that face cleantech startups. Our startups leverage Montecos technology.
Morgan Solar
Morgan Solar Inc, began with a mission in 2007 – to develop highly efficient, low cost solar technology.
Discovery 2009
National Quality Institute (NQI)
Founded in 1992 by Industry Canada, the National Quality Institute is an independent, not-for-profit, organization that is committed to advancing organizational excellence across Canada. A Board of Governors comprised of leaders from the private sector, public sector, health care, and the not-for-profit sector, governs NQI. Since its inception, the National Quality Institute has helped thousands of Canadian organizations across many sectors. As Canada's national authority on Quality and Healthy Workplace® practices, the National Quality Institute has created a uniquely Canadian model, providing measurable standards for all Canadian organizations.
NEDLAW Living Walls™
NEDLAW Living Walls™ are the only living walls that act as biofilters and plantscapes to actively remove chemicals, dust and spores from indoor air, returning fresh air to the living environment.  Air is forced through a vertical wall of hydroponically-grown plants where highly specialized biological components actively degrade the pollutants into their benign constituents.  Clean air is then distributed throughout the indoor space. Science and art combine to deliver quality indoor air in an aesthetic and sustainable manner. 
Niagara College - Niagara Research
Students at Niagara College are invited to participate in applied research projects that help our local businesses and community organizations become more innovative, solve problems, and develop new products or processes. Students have the opportunity to work in faculty-led teams in the areas of agriculture, business, culinary, electronics, environment, health,IT, and photonics. Working on applied research projects provides students with the opportunity to bring the skills and knowledge they have learned in the classroom to a new level.
Nipissing University
While the roots of Nipissing University extend back to the 1900's with the North Bay Normal School, Nipissing University College was formed in 1967 as an affiliate of Laurentian University. Nipissing University received its charter as an independent University in 1992. Today, Nipissing is proud to be a primarily undergraduate university with a reputation for excellence in teacher education which is celebrating 100 years, arts, science, business and nursing. Research Capacity is growing with new programs and CRC candidates.
Nytric Ltd.
Nytric is a unique innovation-consulting company that is bringing exciting new product ideas to life. We lead our industry worldwide by offering a complete concept-to-market development solution, a unique financial model that makes it both easy and affordable, and a proven track record of break-through technological innovation. The Nytric mission is to create revolutionary new products, using an advanced mode of thinking, spanning initial idea to market; and by using a business model that shares front end risk so as to ensure a maximum mutual return on investment.
Discovery 2009
O3 aims to break down barriers to research success in Ontario, accelerate innovation and save researchers time and money. Conceived and designed by researchers for researchers, O3 is a Web-based service where researchers in Ontario can find and share knowledge, collaborate on projects across institutions and find solutions to problems, whether in the form of tools or people who can help through professional networking.
OARS The Ontario Association of Remote Sensing
The Ontario Association of Remote Sensing (O.A.R.S) has, since 1972, served to educate, communicate, and facilitate discussions on a wide variety of remote sensing and geomatics topics. The membership is composed of small business, industrial, and educational members providing for an insightful exchange of ideas.
OCETA The Ontario Center for Environmental Technology Advancement
The Ontario Center for Environmental Technology Advancement is a private, not-for-profit corporation that accelerates the commercialization and market adoption of clean technologies and environmentally sustainable solutions through stakeholder engagement and the provision of programming, business and technical services.
OCRI (Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation)
Leading the way for Ottawa, OCRI is the city's economic development agency. OCRI is the rallying point to bring business, education, research and talent together to create the winning economic conditions that allow Ottawa's knowledge-based companies to thrive locally and compete globally. With over 650 members including start-ups, SMEs, multinationals, research laboratories, academic institutions and government, OCRI promotes sustainable economic development to maintain our high quality of life. Visit and www.ottawaregion.
OMISA Inc. / Segasist(TM)
Segasist(TM) is an intelligent productivity tool for clinicians whose medical image segmentation requires tedious and time-consuming manual editing. This software learns and improves its automated ability through clinician training and use. Over a short period of time, interpretation by Segasist(TM) approaches the accuracy of its human clinician-operator. As a result, segmentation with the help of Segasist(TM) becomes quick and efficient.
With over $43 billion in net investment assets, OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System) is one of Canada's leading pension funds. As one of the largest institutional investors in Canada, we manage a diversified global portfolio of more than 2,800 stocks and bonds as well as real estate, infrastructure and private equity investments. Through highly skilled investment professionals, our innovative asset mix consistently yields superior returns, which fund about 70% of the plan over the long-term. The remaining 30% comes from employee and employer contributions.
Omni Date
OmniDate's virtual dating let's singles discover whether they click with the person behind the profile before they rush off to meet him or her. Do they share similar interests and aspirations? Do they enjoy the same music? Do they make each other laugh? By the end of their virtual date, singles know whether you want to go on another OmniDate, meet in real life, or never see each other again.
OneCAD Solutions Ltd.
OneCAD Solutions provides mechanical engineering design services, 2D drafting services, 3D CAD design services, reverse engineering & engineering analysis. OneCAD works with product developers, engineering departments and manufacturers when they have extra work on and need to stay on time & on budget. OneCAD Keywords: Design, Mechanical Engineering, FEA Services, Overflow Work, 3D Modeling, Detail Drafting, 2D to 3D, Multi-CAD, On-Site Services, Short Term, Long Term, Full-Time Staff, Competitive Rates, On Time, On Spec & On Budget.
Ontario College of Art & Design
The Ontario College of Art & Design ( is Canadas university of the imagination. OCAD is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. The university is building on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinarity, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, OCAD community members will be uniquely qualified to act as catalysts.
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs supports research and innovation programs and technology transfer initiatives that strengthen the agriculture and food sectors and rural communities as well as funding projects where agriculture can play a role in addressing societal issues. Representatives from research and Innovation Branch and Agriculture Development Branch look forward to meeting you at Discovery 09 to profile some of the projects supported by the ministry and its partners related to new crops, bioenergy, bioeconomy and the environment.
Ontario Ministry of the Environment
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment works with all Ontarians and engages partnerships with business and government to prevent pollution, restore and protect the environment to enhance public health, environmental quality and economic vitality. Ontario's Environmental Leaders Program (OEL) is a beyond compliance non-regulatory initiative designed to recognize and reward environmental leadership in industry and other relevant sectors. The Environment Industry Office (EIO) promotes Ontario's Environment Industry domestically and internationally through the development of and participation in key activities and events. It forges relationships between the Ministry and Ontario's environmental industry, and develops and builds relationships by working with key environment associations.
Ontario Power Authority (OPA)
The Ontario Power Authority contributes to the development of a reliable and sustainable electricity system for the benefit of Ontario customers. In doing so, we plan for the long term and procure and coordinate conservation and electricity supply from diverse resources.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
Ontario Power Generation is an Ontario-based electricity generation company whose principal business is the generation and sale of electricity in Ontario. Our focus is on the efficient production and sale of electricity from our generation assets, while operating in a safe, open and environmentally responsible manner.
Ontario Sustainable Energy Association
The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is a province-wide, member-based, non-profit organization representing more than 1500 individuals including private citizens, cooperatives, farmers, First Nations, businesses, institutions and municipalities. OSEA members are engaged in supporting Community Power projects and renewable energy. OSEA provides services such as workshops and publications, represents its membership as a unified public voice when addressing policy makers, and works to catalyze the efforts of communities while raising awareness.
Ontario Waste Management Association
The OWMA was founded in 1977 and speaks for over 300 independent waste companies in the waste industry sector who provide products and services for a better environment. The products and services of the OWMA members include waste collection and transport, processing, recycling, secondary materials market development, waste reduction counseling, waste disposal, professional engineering and legal services as well as new equipment and technology development.
Opalux Inc.
Opalux Inc. develops and markets full-color reflective display products based on its photonic crystal and reactive polymer platforms. In addition to its ready-to-apply user-interactive authentication product for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, infant formula, etc., Opalux has two major co-development agreements for reflective display and document authentication. Opalux is seeking investment to scale up and start production, and to begin marketing and sales of its brand authentication product line.
ORION is an ultra high-speed research and education optical network that connects all of Ontario's universities, most colleges, several medical and other public research facilities and several school boards to one another and to the global grid of research and education networks. Stretching nearly 6,000 kilometres over 21 communities, ORION links over 1.3 millions students and 75,000 researchers, faculty and staff, as a critical platform supporting scientific discovery and innovation. Visit
Orthios Biosurgery
Orthios won first place the McMaster Start-Up Challenge 2009. The company's patient-tailored bone technology was developed and tested at the University of Oxford and is protected by two patent applications owned by Orthios. Our patient-tailored implants solve the current square peg in a round hole approach to bone replacement surgery. In addition, the implants accelerate bone healing, reduce operating theatre and hospitalization time and provide superior cosmetic results for spinal fusion, jawline augmentation for dental implants and other markets totaling $1.2B.  Contact:
OTTN - The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) builds on established research collaboration among several academic technology transfer offices in Ottawa to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices; enhanced market knowledge and proactive industrial interaction. OTTN directly funds commercialization projects to accelerate innovation into the Ontario economy through strategic partnerships and the creation of new commercialization ventures. OTTN operates at the intersection of research and business.
Discovery 2009
P&P Optica Inc.
P&P Optica offers a line of high performance detector array based spectrometers covering 250nm to 2500nm spectral range with an unprecedented signal to noise ratio of 100,000:1. These spectrometers provide the capability to collect separate spectra with pixel-limited resolution along a 25mm long slit. Such spectrometers can be used as multi-channel instruments able to analyze up to 300 separate channels. Making them ideal for applications such as medical diagnostics and food and pharmaceutical process monitoring.
PARTEQ Innovations
PARTEQ Innovations is the not-for-profit technology transfer office of Queens University, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston's hospitals and other research institutions. PARTEQ works with researchers and the business and venture capital communities to bring early stage technologies to market. Since 1987 PARTEQ has been instrumental in the establishment of more than 40 companies developing a variety of innovative products in the life sciences, advanced materials, environmental, IT and biomedical-orthopedic sectors.
PCI Geomatics
PCI Geomatics is a world leading developer of hardware/software systems for geo-imaging applications. Since 1982, we have specialized in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, automated production systems, image management and on demand mapping solutions. PCI Geomatics advanced hardware/software systems address a wide variety of industry applications including the environment, agriculture, security and intelligence, aerospace & defense, and satellite receiving stations.
PeakWorks Inc.
PeakWorks Inc. specializes in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for ensuring the safety of workers at heights. With more than 40 years of experience in marketing and sales, product management and development experience, PeakWorks offers a broad range of fall-protection products and services tailored to the customer's needs and budget.
Peraso is a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of mmwave single-chip transceivers. Our 60 GHz transceivers, compliant with emerging 60 GHz standards in the mobile consumer electronics market, are characterized by low power consumption, small footprint and optimal system implementation.
Physiologic Urinary Bladder Simulator; Walid A Farhat, MD FRCS
Presentation of a novel urinary bladder bioreactor that mechanically simulates bladder physiology under normal conditions. The bioreactor allows for the placement of cell-seeded scaffold (constructed from a modified porcine acellular matrix) between two chambers filled with culture medium. A software controls the pressure in the first chamber, raising the pressure from 0 to 10 cm of water during 30 min, resulting in the mechanical stretching and straining of the scaffold (filling), and dropping to 0 cm in 2 min (voiding).
PlantForm Corporation
PlantForm is an emerging life sciences company in the biotechnology segment focused on providing low cost therapeutic drugs for the improvement of quality of life. Established in 2008, the Company uses proprietary technology licensed from the University of Guelph to manufacture antibody and protein drugs in tobacco plants. The Companys first product will be a Biosimilar version of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
Precarn Inc.
Precarn is an independent not-for-profit company that supports the pre-commercial development of leading-edge technologies. Precarn works with Canadian companies who are seeking to commercialize their new ideas to get an edge in global markets. Unlike other research funding programs, Precarn uses a collaborative model that includes a developer, a customer and an academic research partner in every project. This collaboration accelerates development, reduces risk and shares the cost of R&D.
Purification Research Technologies Inc. (PRTI)
PRTI has developed a unique and compact complete water treatment system designed to accommodate a variety of market applications. This system based on a patented ozone mass transfer process destroys pathogens and contaminants that are of great concern to today's consumer and Agri-Food industry. PRTI has a suite of products based on years of collaborative research activities with the University of Guelph.
Discovery 2009
Quanser is recognized for cutting-edge real-time control technology used in a diverse range of applications including aerospace, robotics, medical assistive devices and surgical simulators. With flexible, real-time solutions for complex control problems, Quanser takes innovative ideas from design to manufacture to OEM implementation. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Quanser's cutting-edge control technology is currently employed in over 2,000 institutions worldwide.
Queen's University - BKIN Technologies Ltd.
BKIN Technologies designs, manufactures and markets next-generation, objective assessment systems to quantify neurological performance and behaviour following a brain injury. Their flagship product, KINARM, is an innovative multi-articulated robot that can measure subtle neurological deficits or changes in patient behaviour, not otherwise observable using todays standard clinical assessment techniques.
Queen's University - Faculty of Applied Science
Queen's is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. The Faculty of Applied Science currently has more than 400 highly motivated engineering graduate students of exceptional ability from around the world. We offer Master's and Doctoral degree programs in Chemical, Civil, Electrical & Computer, Mechanical & Materials, and Mining Engineering as well as Engineering Geology, Engineering Mathematics, and Engineering Physics. For more information please visit:
Queen's University - Human Mobility Research Centre
The Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC), is dedicated to helping people live fuller, more active lives through the development of innovative prevention and treatment strategies for bone and joint disorders caused by arthritis, osteoporosis, injury and related problems. Booth: Jointly with BKIN Technologies
Queen's University - LIDAR Feature Extraction Project
Our OCE funded project, in collaboration with Ambercore Inc. of Ottawa, examines how to extract urban features from large LiDAR point clouds. We emphasize urban infrastructure such as roads, streetlights, and buildings in our applied work, which builds on methods from geomatics and computer vision.
Queen's University - Wireless Sensor Networks for Natural Resources Monitoring
The project objective is to design large-scale wireless sensor networks (WSN) for forestry and wildlife assessment and monitoring, enabling easy deployment, high-data rate transmissions, high mobility and actuated real-time sensing and communication. Reliable, easy to deploy, cost-effective and reconfigurable sensing systems would provide Ontario researchers, government agencies and decision makers with accurate and up-to-date assessment of our environment and natural resources.
Quillsoft Ltd.
Quillsoft Ltd., Toronto, ON, is a private for-profit corporation arising from research and development at Bloorview Kids Rehab. Quillsoft manufactures and distributes specialized writing software (WordQ and SpeakQ software) for individuals with learning needs. Ongoing research and development of new innovations at Bloorview Kids Rehab is being sustained through a close collaborative partnership with Quillsoft contributing royalties, matching research dollars, and in-kind support. Quillsoft also invests directly in its own research and development.
Discovery 2009
REGEN Energy Inc.

REGEN is a Toronto based company that was founded in 2005 with the goal of automating electrical demand management using a patent pending approach that is affordable, easy to use, effective, and does not sacrifice occupant comfort.

RE$EARCH Money is Canada's leading science and technology policy newsletter, reporting key policy developments 20 times each year.
ReNew Canada / Canadian Water Treatment Magazines
Actual Media Inc. is a strategic business publisher with a specialization in high value custom research and full service creative projects for a select group of clients. ReNew Canada is the infrastructure renewal magazine and Canadian Water Treatment is Canada's complete water magazine. Together the magazines provide over 50,000 professionals in government and industry the innovative and forward thinking information for restorative development and water quality. Ask about our special OCE subscription rate!
ReSource H2O Inc.
ReSource H2O Inc. is a specialist in Rainwater Harvesting (RWH), water recycling and water reuse. We provide RWH products for residential and multi-residential applications and offer engineering consulting services for larger projects and commercial settings. ReSource H2O works with developers, municipalities and homeowners to conserve water by using rainwater or other sources of non-potable water for toilet and urinal flushing, landscape irrigation and other outdoor uses, as well as other applications as approved by local building officials.
Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services, and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools, radio-modems, and software/hardware licensing agreements. For more information, visit
Ross + Doell Design
Ross + Doell is a Toronto based design firm with in house manufacturing capabilities including injection moulding of extremely small parts. Past clients include US Dept. of Energy, Imax, Medtrode, Scisense, Sernova, Vivosonic, Profound Medical and The Canadian Cancer Society to name a few. We help companies turn ideas into viable products.
Ryerson University
Ryerson has hundreds of active researchers holding $19.9 million in research funding. In the past decade, our funded research activity has increased fivefold. Our goal is to increase our external research income to $25 million by the 2010-2011 fiscal year. Take the time to discover the new Ryerson an institution with enormous potential and big dreams, a university with a fast-growing research agenda that is making an impact on our city, our country and our world.
Discovery 2009
For over 70 years, SAMSUNG has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses that today span advanced technology, semiconductors, skyscraper and plant construction, petrochemicals, fashion, medicine, finance, hotels, and more. Our flagship company, SAMSUNG Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. Through innovative, reliable products and services; talented people; a responsible approach to business and global citizenship; and collaboration with our partners and customers, SAMSUNG is taking the world in imaginative new directions.
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre serves as a catalyst for growth in the science and technology sectors. Working with private sector and academic partners the organization is advancing initiatives in the health informatics, video gaming, renewable energy and geomatics sectors. SSMIC operates an award-winning Community Geomatics Centre that has been recognized internationally for its leading-edge work in the application of GIS technology to the municipal, social services and healthcare sectors. For more information visit
Season Components Co. Ltd.
Season Components is a contract electronic manufacturer (CEM) offering services from wire harness and cable assembly, PCB assembly, mold and die making, plastic injection molding, metal stamping and thermoforming. The company is ISO 9001:TS16949-certified with plants located in China, Malaysia and Canada.
SeeWind Design Resource Management System
SDC Mission: Promote Sustainable Development and raise effective energy usage by empowering consumers to manage their resource consumption The Resource Monitoring System (RMS) has the following attributes: 1. Data Acquisition Monitor electrical, gas, water consumption Monitor (measure) transportation consumption 2. Control (future phase 2 development) Manage and control consumption 3. Bring social awareness and communication.
Seneca College
As a leader in Polytechnic education in Ontario, Seneca College provides a broad range of post secondary career-related education, training and research. Applied research provides our students with important experiences in industry-related research and development while serving the needs of Ontario for innovations to build a stronger future.
Sheridan College


The Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is one of Canada's premier polytechnic institutes and is dedicated to exceptional applied learning and graduate success. We are a leader in providing skills-based educational programming that integrates theory with application, preparing students for careers in visual and performing arts, business, community services and technical fields. Sheridan serves close to 15,000 full-time students annually at its campuses in Oakville and Brampton, Ontario.


SiREM provides products & services in support of environmental remediation projects. SiREMs bioaugmentation culture, KB-1 has been applied at over 140 sites to enhance reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes. SiREM maintains a state-of-the-art laboratory equipped to conduct treatability studies to evaluate bioremediation & other technologies to treat chlorinated solvents & other recalcitrant compounds. SiREM also offers molecular genetic assays (Gene-Trac) to quantify & characterize dechlorinating bacteria crucial to bioremediation success.
Smarter Science


Smarter Science, a program of Youth Science Canada, a not-for-profit organization will be launched at the Science Teachers Association Conference in November 2009. Smarter Science is an open-source educational framework for Ontario with a focus on Inquiry and Project-based Science for grades Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Social Fabric
Social Fabric is in the business of "the science of romantic chemistry". Our product is a genetic test that predicts long term attraction and sexual responsivity, i.e. when a person has taken the test they can be compared to others who have taken the test to see who they would be compatible with. We have a clear line to market by partnering with some of the world's largest on-line dating sites, who we are already in conversation and collaboration with.
Spark Innovations Inc.
Spark Innovations Inc. is a 20 year old award-winning company that specializes in developing innovative products, from electronic consumer goods and house wares, to sports and medical equipment. Our in house team includes mechanical and electronic engineers, industrial designers, and experts in product management, strategy, patents, manufacturing and logistics. Our history of success with over 200 US patents issued is the result of a proven, strategic development process.
Spongelab Interactive
Since 2003, our team of PhDs, animators, and programmers, at Spongelab Interactive has been inspiring a generation of learners passionate about the world around them! In our immersive learning approach, we employ unique educational strategies, using 3D environments and game-based learning, integrated with intelligent feedback, and asset integrated assessment. Our expertise in scientific content, scientific communication and educational design, provide exclusive consulting, and custom production services for all learning communities.
SRI Inc.
SRI Inc. and the University of Guelph developed a totally synthetic, recyclable growth media for the commercial greenhouse vegetable growers. Over six years in development, SRI is now ready to commercialize this technology. The market exceeds $960 million dollars worldwide and SRI publications are attracting interest from all of the major greenhouse growing regions. Key to our ongoing success is the biosecurity offered by the SRI EnviroGrow System. The major issues facing greenhouse growers are crop killing diseases and harmful contamination of greenhouse vegetables from formaldehyde and tropical bacteria / virus as found in the dominant growth medias on the market today. SRI EGS is well timed for this market with details at our website SRI EGS can be easily set into existing or new greenhouse systems. SRI EGS eliminates a long list of hardware currently in the typical greenhouse operation. Elimination of drippers and miles of spaghetti tubing and associated hoses headers and connections are replaced by the internal irrigation system. In addition the internal irrigation system filters at the root level down to 1 micron eliminating expensive greenhouse filtration equipment as well as protecting the plants from water borne diseases. SRI is actively seeking investment to generate a ten country demonstration of our Canadian greenhouse technology.
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Stantec, founded in 1954, provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscaping architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. Continually striving to balance economic, environmental, and social responsibilities, we are recognized as a world class leader and innovator in the delivery of sustainable solutions. We supports public and private sector clients in a diverse range of markets, at every stage, from initial concept and financial feasibility to project completion and beyond. In simple terms, the world of Stantec is the water we drink, the routes we travel, the buildings we visit, the industries in which we work and the neighborhoods we call home. Our services are offered through over 10,000 employees operating out of more than 130 locations in North America. Stantec trades on the TSX and on the NYSE under the symbol STN. Stanec is One Team providing Infinite Solutions.
StormFisher Biogas
StormFisher Biogas is a renewable energy company that builds, owns and operates biogas plants across North America. As an Ontario-based biogas company, StormFisher will help address pressures facing the province's food industry by turning the organic by-products of the agricultural and food processing sectors into natural gas, electricity and fertilizer.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
Sustainable Development Technology Canada is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians.
Sweet Caesar Inc.
Sweet Caesar is a technology company that provides businesses with a one-stop automated web tool to create, launch, and manage rich customized mobile applications. Sweet Caesar hosts and simplifies the full mobile solution, including seamless functionality on multiple platforms, maintenance, real-time data revision control, statistical analysis and user feedback to allow end-businesses to concentrate on their engagement with their customers. For more information, please visit
Synergetic Technologies
Providing process heating solutions to industry, research, and universities for over 25 years. Process heating technologies, including resistance heating, infra-red and induction. Furnaces for temperatures to 2200 C, vacuum, inert and reducing atmospheres, as well as oxidising atmospheres.
System-On-Chip (SOC) Technologies Inc.
System-On-Chip Technologies is a Waterloo based technology company, a spin-off of Wilfrid Laurier University, specialized in system-on-Chip design/implementations and FPGA based hardware development. The core technology of SOC is a single-chip solution for high definition (HD) video communications over the Internet. The technology offers low cost, high quality solution for video communications over IP.
Discovery 2009
Terrafix Inc.
Terrafix Inc. has a long history of creating systems to protect human and environmental health in our communities. As environmental issues become increasingly complex, Terrafix continues to apply the latest research and technical knowledge to provide environmental management solutions of the highest quality. The company specializes in geosynthetic membranes to control offsite migration of contaminants.
Thames Valley Brick & Tile / Tabs Thin-Brick Wall Cladding Systems
TABS Thin-Brick Veneer Wall Cladding System for exterior wall cladding. Using kiln-fired clay, in a wide range of durable clay brick colours. Thin-Bricks are like conventional clay brick, but are only 15 mm. thick, with face sizes and corner pieces giving the appearance of a full brick masonry wall. Combined with the Tabs Wall System, a structural steel support and spacing panel for Thin-Brick, the lightweight finished system offers extra insulation and a Rain-Screen cavity.
The Laboratory for Collaborative Diagnostics Intercase BioTIFF project
The LCD BioTIFF 1.40 enables annotation, storage, indexing, analysis, search and retrieval of digital image areas of interest (AOIs) in large digital image clouds. Metadata needed to interpret AOIs is embedded within the BioTIFF. Interaction with the BioTIFF is mediated by an Intercase, a customizable, open-source operating system launched from an impersonal, inexpensive commodity processor box. The Intercase provides a bridge to the BioTIFF cloud and a communication node for virtual communities organized around digital clinical slide clouds.
The Stiller Centre for Technology Commercialization
The Stiller Centre for Technology Commercialization generates synergy by bringing together great minds in research, professional, medical and commercial sectors. The Stiller Centre facilities are designed for start-up technology-based companies. They help to bring their companies' innovation to the market place. They offer their tenants a range of services which include market research, mentoring and operations analysis by their hired MBA graduates.
Thetalili.....3D Projection Display Technology
Thetalili has new technology in the area of polarization beam splitter/combiners that enables a novel and highly light efficient approach to stereoscopic 3D projection displays. Thetalilis technology can deliver almost 3 times the 3D light efficiency as competing technology in a single projector solution and has a superior image separation between the left and right eye images which is critical to good 3D display performance.The application of our technology include 3D gaming, home theatre and large screen.
Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics
Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics Inc. (TRT), developing stem cells for therapeutic applications in regenerative medicine. Founded in February of 2004, TRT is committed to uncompromised protection of human life by providing stem cell therapy solutions that are generated from umbilical cord tissue, thereby providing an alternative to embryonic stem cells.
Tomatosphere is an educational outreach project involving 11,300 classrooms in 2009. The project uses the excitement of space exploration to teach students about science, space and agriculture and the role being played by Canada as a world leader in the support of long-term space flight. Classrooms conduct experiments to investigate the effects of the space environment on the growth of tomatoes that will be used to support a long-term human mission, establishing a base on the Moon, and eventually Mars.
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)
TRCA is building on our expertise in watershed management and land conservation, and moving beyond traditional mandates, to achieve The Living City, our vision of a healthy, sustainable urban region. To achieve the Living City vision, we embark on community transformation projects, green technology evaluation and demonstration projects to shift behaviour and practice among municipalities, businesses and residents.
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
At Toronto Rehab, our goal is to advance rehabilitation and enhance quality of life by pushing the frontiers of rehabilitation science. As a fully affiliated and specialized teaching hospital of the University of Toronto, we do everything humanly possible to generate new knowledge, put it into practice and share our discoveries with others. We are the largest rehabilitation hospital in Canada and train the health care professionals of tomorrow in all areas of rehabilitation and complex continuing care.
Trade Commissioner Service
The Innovation, Science and Technology Program of Trade Commissioner Service can connect Canadian businesses and researchers to a network of qualified international contacts, to assist with the commercialization of Canadian innovations abroad, assist for sourcing innovative technologies and partnerships, and financial support through various funding mechanisms in order to increase the Canadian innovation capacity.
TrailsWest Online
Trailswest provides web 2.0 consulting and development services to groups that serve location based content to consumer or enterprise communities. We'll be demonstrating in our booth along with our latest iPhone/GPS app. With over 10,000 trails contributed by users, is Canada's lagrest trails database, and has quickly outstripped all provincial and national government funded consumer solutions proving the power of web 2.0. Learn about online community, mobile location aware services, and how best to build community through the effective online marketing and best in class open source technology.
Transform Automotive
Transform is in the business of increase performance while reducing material cost and manufacturing cost keeping them in the mainstream of the ever changing, constantly evolving ebb and flow that signifies today's automotive marketplace.
Transgenic Zebrafish HTS Platform Targeting Nuclear Receptors
InDanio Bioscience Inc., is a privately-held in vivo drug discovery company dedicated to developing New Chemical Entities (NCEs) targeting the pharmaceutically-important Nuclear Receptor (NR) protein families. Our unprecedented use of proprietary, patent-protected transgenic Zebrafish, each singularly expressing one of the 48 human Nuclear Receptors, allows simultaneous assessment of drug delivery, stability, specificity, tissue-selectivity and toxicity.
Trent University
Trent University aspires to be Canada's outstanding small university, known for its commitment to liberal undergraduate education in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences and to the centrality of the individual student. Within a collegial setting the University offers undergraduate and graduate programs, both traditional and inter-discipinary, which seek to advance learning for the student.
Trivaris was founded on the simple premise that far too many great ideas fail along the path to commercial viability. Why? Because commercial success requires more than a great idea – you also need a well thought-out business strategy, organizational agility, wise financial investments and bold leadership. It's called commercialization, and it's what we do. Trivaris is innovation commercialized.
True North Power NG Inc.
True North Power NG Inc. is a Canadian manufacturing, distribution and training company holding exclusive Intellectual Property for design and manufacturing advanced personal and remote power stations called PowerCube. Unlike other renewable energy systems manufacturers and suppliers, True North owns the critical small wind turbine, tower and solar PV mounting technologies that means they do not have to rely on other suppliers to easily adapt to customer specific needs and systems integration issues.
Discovery 2009
U.S. Army International Technology Center - Americas - Canada
The U.S. Army has five International Technology Centers (ITCs) situated around the world. Our small office is responsible for Canada and is hosted in Ottawa through reciprocal relationship with the Canadian Department of National Defence. An important role of the ITCs is to search for state-of-the-art equipment, and collaborative research opportunities both applied and basic that may meet U.S. Army requirements regardless of its source (i.e., university, government and private enterprise).
University Health Network - Technology Development & Commercialization
University Health Network is Canada's largest research hospital, incorporating several research institutes of Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital. The scope of UHN's research and complexity of cases has made it a national and international resource for discovery, education and patient care with major research in cardiology, transplantation, neurosciences, oncology, surgical innovation, infectious diseases and genomic medicine. UHN is home to over 500 principal investigators who supervise preclinical and clinical R&D programs for thousands of staff and students with an annual research budget of $250M. UHN has an established Technology Development & Commercialization (TDC) Office charged with commercializing UHN intellectual property. The office, the largest of its kind in Canada, has business development officers aligned with specific research areas, including medical devices and biophotonics.
University of Guelph
Our project is focused on the recognition of targeted content such as cyber-bullying posted on the Internet through various application protocols such as web pages, instant text messages, social networking websites, company portals, wiki pages, and blogs. One major application is for a school environment where inappropriate behavior such as cyber-bullying can be monitored and detected before they become a real issue. Along with web content filtering, the technique should help provide a safe access to the Internet.
University of Guelph - Centre for Mobile Education and Research
The mission of the Centre for Mobile Education and Research at the University of Guelph is to engage in leading edge applied research to develop state-of-the-art applications and service to facilitate and enhance mobile education and learning, and to provide leadership in integrating mobile devices into the computer science curriculum. This mission will be fulfilled in a variety of ways including, cutting edge research projects that have been completed or are in progress, research partnerships, and technology transfer.
University of Guelph - College of Physical & Engineering Science
Without question, this is a college that contains an extremely talented and dedicated faculty and staff who are leaders in their fields and who deliver strong educational programs and research at the highest level. Our students remain among the very best nationally and internationally, attracting many awards and achievements in the physical science and engineering areas. We're finding success at home and abroad and are continually recognized for our leading-edge work.
University of Guelph - Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility
The Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility and its Space and Advanced Life Support Agriculture program are an essential part of Canada's contributions to plant research and development for space and closed environment related activities. The prospect of a higher priority for advanced life support research objectives in the Canadian Space Agency's Long Term Space Plan provide a clear incentive and opportunity to promote our capabilities in this niche area.
University of Guelph - CWFC - Woody Feedstock Production
The Canadian Wood Fibre Centre (CFS, NRCan) and the University of Guelph have collaborated for more than 5 years in the field of biomass production from marginal and prime agricultural lands. The main objective is to efficiently and economically produce sustainable bioenergy feedstock for Ontario.
University of Guelph - Department of Plant Agriculture
We are the largest plant agriculture department in Canada. Our goal is to redefine Plant Agriculture by taking it to new frontiers in science and society. We teach both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our faculty conduct research in applied and basic aspects of horticulture and crop science, from cell to field to fork, and our extension targets all members of society.
University of Guelph - Office of Research
The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities because of our commitment to student learning and innovative research. We are dedicated to cultivating the essentials for our quality of life - water, food, environment, health, community, commerce, culture and learning. The University community also shares a profound sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues and a concern for international development.
University of Guelph - School of Engineering
We are presenting research activity and business product development in the geospatial and instrumentation technology sectors. Our program objective is to develop tools and techniques for precision viticulture that will promote economic and environmental sustainability for the Ontario grape and wine industry.
University of Guelph - School of Engineering
A micro-siting tool for small wind turbines is being developed that will give site-specific predictions of wind conditions. The tool will account for nearby buildings and trees and allow a user to optimally site a small turbine on their property, balancing wind conditions and power production with factors such as preferred turbine locations.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
UOIT is a young Ontario university, just finishing our sixth year of operation. We have a unique market-driven mandate that defines both our teaching programs and our approach to research. We have particular strength in areas such as energy, mechatronics, automotive, materials, information technology security, educational technologies and applied mathematics. We are located in Oshawa, Ontario.
University of Ottawa / Hegyi Geomatics International Inc. / Cistel Technology Inc.
Our OCE project develops user-friendly tools based on leading edge technologies in the area of data integration, access of forest resource databases and forest inventory sampling methods, including continuous update of forest inventory maps and associated data files. These tools are expected to yield significant savings in the conduct of re-inventory projects, continuous update of forest inventory statistics and in forest inventory management.
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto is committed to being an internationally significant research university, with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of excellent quality. The University of Toronto is dedicated to fostering an academic community in which the learning and scholarship of every member may flourish, with vigilant protection for individual human rights, and a resolute commitment to the principles of equal opportunity, equity and justice.
University of Toronto - Bioengineering Strategies for Regenerative Medicine
The laboratories of Molly Shoichet, Milica Radisic, Peter Zandstra are interested in the controlling cell fate through advanced biomaterials design and bioengineering strategies. Four projects, supported by OCE, are described. (1) Immunopolymeric nanoparticles designed for targeted delivery in cancer (Shoichet lab); (2) Collagen scaffolds designed for cell guidance (Radisic/Shoichet labs); (3) Agarose hydrogels designed for directed cell differentiation (Zandstra/Shoichet labs); and (4) New technologies to grow blood stem cells (Zandstra lab).
University of Toronto - Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE)
The Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE), founded in 1999 is an R&D center in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. CAPE conducts industrial RD&D projects in the area of power generation, conditioning and delivery, with focus on power electronics, distributed energy resources, renewables in collaboration with the electric power utilities and the manufacturing industrial sector.
University of Toronto - Cognitive Engineering Laboratory
The Cognitive Engineering Laboratory combines engineering and behavioural sciences to create technologies that work for real people. We specialize in energy systems and energy consumption behaviours in the home, at work, and in between. CEL can help your organization conceive, develop, and evaluate energy systems that make your clients smarter.
University of Toronto - Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Our research lab is focused on the design, synthesis and engineering of functional organic crystals, nanoparticles and polymers for organic solar cell application.
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
Founded in 1964, our Department is the oldest in Canada, and one of the top-ranked departments internationally. We are home to more than 60 faculty members, 300 graduate students, and 800 undergraduates. The extent and strength of research at U of T allows us to engage in interdisciplinary research areas as diverse as computational biology, linguistics, neuroscience and finance.
University of Toronto - Institute for Optical Sciences
The Institute for Optical Sciences is an interconnected interdisciplinary learning, industrially driven research and technology development centre. Our vision is to establish a world leading research institute in the field of optics, promote interdisciplinary research,develop a novel Interdisciplinary Environment for the delivery of academic program and focus on partnerships with industry, transfer of knowledge and the commercialization of university research.
University of Toronto - Microcellular Plastics Manufacturing Laboratory
Microcellular Plastics Manufacturing Laboratory (MPML) is the premier research laboratory of innovative plastics foaming technology in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located at the St.George Campus of University of Toronto, our lab owns some of the most specialized equipments in the industry for plastics foaming, enabling our research to cover the entire cycle of product development.
University of Toronto - Mt Sinai Hospital & IBBME, Novel Implants for Skeletal Tissue Repair & Regeneration
Our program has as its goal the design of novel biodegradable implants to be used for repair and replacement of diseased or traumatized skeletal tissues (bones and cartilage). We wish to transfer this technology to a company for commercialization.
University of Toronto - Space Flight Laboratory
The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) is Canada's premier microspace organization. SFL builds low-cost microsatellites and nanosatellites that continually push the performance envelope. Missions are typically developed with stringent attitude control and data requirements that are striking relative to the budget available. SFL must be innovative while adopting a highly focused approach to development in order to achieve costs as low as 1/100th the price of similar satellites developed elsewhere. SFL's credits include: MOST, Canada's first space telescope; CanX-2, a technology demonstrator and atmospheric science satellite; and NTS, a ship-tracking satellite developed in only six months and launched in the seventh. Come visit us to discuss your microspace mission needs today!
University of Toronto Sustainability Office - Rewire: changing behaviour through engaging the community
The Rewire project at the University of Toronto aims to empower students, staff and faculty to reduce their own energy consumption through small behaviour changes with high environmental impact. Applying the concepts of the Theory of Planned Behaviour, Community Based Social Marketing, and persuasion theories, Rewire strives to succeed in changing behaviour where information only campaigns failed. Using a suite of engagement tools, the Sustainability Office is testing the effectiveness of Rewire and applicability outside of university.
University of Toronto - The Innovations Group
At TIG, we bridge the gap between a research discovery or scholarly innovation and the resulting market ready product or application. We do this by linking researchers work with investors and businesses to capitalize on the ideas developed at the University of Toronto and to bring the benefits to the market place, to our industry sectors, to the hospital bedside and into our communities and cultural activities.
University of Waterloo
The University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle, has become one of Canadas leading comprehensive universities with 28,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
University of Waterloo - IPMG - ACE
Accelerator for Commercialization of Excellence: A joint venture between the University of Waterloo's Intellectual Property Management Group, the Accelerator Centre and OCE's Centre of Excellence for Commercialization of Research focussed on the commercialization of new technologies within Waterloo Region.
University of Waterloo - Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology
At the Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBET), our goal is to change Canadas business landscape for the better. We want to foster more entrepreneurship, more innovation, more creativity, and just plain better businesses. How? Through education, research, and student and professional development initiatives that push innovation forward in Canada. CBET offers the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program that is designed entrepreneurs who need the skills to successfully mobilize new innovations.
University of Waterloo - Centre for Integrated RF Engineering
The Center for Integrated RF Engineering (CIRFE) is located at the University of Waterloo in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( It is a center that is dedicated to the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of RF MEMS (Radio Frequency Micro-Electrical Mechanical Systems) devices. It is the only facility that is dedicated to RF MEMS research in Canada.
University of Waterloo - Energy Hub Management System Project
This project is a partnership among the University of Waterloo, Energent, Hydro One, Milton Hydro, the Ontario Power Authority and the OCE (Centre of Excellence for Energy). The aim of the project is to develop and to implement an Energy Hub Management System that will allow static energy users the ability to manage effectively their energy requirements through the real-time control of their energy demand, production, storage and resulting import or export of energy.
University of Waterloo Precision Controls Laboratory
Precision Controls Laboratory researches design, modeling, and control of precision motion delivery systems. Our strengths are developing high-speed, high-accuracy tracking control laws, efficient and robust identification techniques for drive parameter estimation, and smooth trajectory planning algorithms for jerk-continuous spline interpolation and feedrate optimization. We focus on executing complex motions in minimum time with highest accuracy in multi-axis machines. Applications include high speed machine tools, robots, and manufacturing equipment.
University of Waterloo - Superposition Coded Video Multicast for Wireless Communication
UW researchers have developed a method for achieving efficient and reliable data communication which can be applied to wireless communications across a diversity of different receiver channel quality states which significantly improves the quality of the end-users experience while optimizing the use of the service providers bandwidth. This will be of particular advantage for Video Multicast applications as service providers can efficiently utilize their frequency spectrum while delivering a consistent quality to the end users (fixed and mobile).
University of Waterloo - VeloCity: mobile+media incubator
VeloCity is a residence-based incubator for top UW student technology-entrepreneurs who want to turn innovative ideas in mobile communications and digital media into viable business propositions. Each term, student teams are formed to develop their ideas and are mentored by industry professionals. At the end of the term, students present their work to our industry partners. Students also attend various events featuring speakers with experience in business, entrepreneurship and technology.
University of Western Ontario - Surface Science Western
Surface Science Western (SSW) is a consulting and research laboratory specializing in the surface characterization and analysis of materials. SSW provides the analytical information vital to process development and optimization, giving the advantage in todays marketplace. Surface analysis is an integral part of understanding the performance and reliability of materials. Conceived in 1981 at The University of Western Ontario, SSW is the most comprehensively equipped surface analytical laboratory in Canada.
University of Western Ontario - Large-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Power Integration in Transmission and Distribution Networks
This project will provide world-class, pioneering, innovative and comprehensive technologies for integration of large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar farms into transmission and distribution networks in Ontario. The project team co-led by Dr. Rajiv Varma and Dr. Magdy Salama has ten faculty members from University of Western Ontario and six from University of Waterloo. The project is strongly supported by four industry partners - Hydro One Networks Inc., OptiSolar Farms Canada, London Hydro Inc., and Bluewater Power Generation Corporation.
University of Western Ontario - SHARCNET (Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network)
SHARCNET is a consortium of Canadian academic institutions who share a network of high performance computers. With this infrastructure we enable world-class academic research. We aim to: accelerate computational academic research, attract the best students and faculty to our partner institutions by providing cutting edge expertise and hardware, link academic researchers with corporate partners in a search for new business opportunities.
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Engineering- WasteWater Treatment using LSCFB--Particle Technology Research Centre
LSCFB (Liquid solid circulation fluidized Bed) developed toadopt a fixed-film, Biological Nutrient Removal(BNR) wastewater treatment process. It encompasses the aerobic, anaerobic and aerobic processes in a single system and can accomplish simultaneous carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorous removal. The pilot results show clearly that the invention represents a breakthrough in the area of water treatment. Potential applications include municipal and industry water treatment. Particle Technology Research Centre, Faculty of Engineering, Univ of Western Ontario.
University of Windsor - Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research
The University of Windsor Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research (the "Institute") is a multidisciplinary collaborative research and innovation consortium dedicated to the development of innovative diagnostic imaging technologies and products using advanced and diverse imaging techniques. The Institute was formed in conjunction with an initiative by the Ministry of Research and Innovation, Ontario Government which provided an initial research investment of $5 million. The Institute will conduct novel and innovative imaging research that can be commercialized through technology transfer initiatives that include the private sector and the development of spin-off companies.
Discovery 2009
VBT Innovations
Established in 2008, VBT Innovation Inc. is a high technology company developing a touch control interface called Virtual Buttons. The Virtual Button interface includes configurable software, allowing users to customize the locations of where the buttons should be placed. Our technology can allow buttons to be placed on flat and curved surfaces, edges, and locations where a mechanical button is not feasible. Virtual Button technology can be used in environments with high levels of shock, vibration, humidity, and other rugged environmental conditions.
Ventus Fund
Ventus Fund is an Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund that works with early-stage high-tech opportunities. Ventus likes to get involved at the strategy or initial development stage, prior to team and company formation. The company looks for opportunities that solve difficult customer problems through utilization of advanced technologies with broad application potential in growing markets.
Vertex Intellectual Property Strategies Inc.
Vertex assists its clients to make sure that their intellectual assets are: (a) completely identified, (b) appropriately safeguarded and (c) fully exploited. We work with our clients to: (a) ensure that appropriate intellectual asset management best practices are in place; and (b) assess and address technology commercialization strategies and challenges such as licensing and joint venturing. We help our clients to: profit from technology and know-how.
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is an independent, not-for-profit corporation established to create a world-class centre for horticultural science and innovation. Vineland will have a broad range of lasting benefits for Ontario, the Niagara Peninsula, and Canada. Research outcomes will be aligned with industry needs and will support a healthy and economically vibrant Ontario.
Virelec is a systems integration company providing clients with complete solutions in the field of electric energy control, automation, protection and SCADA. Our engineering, research, manufacturing and project capabilities are helping to build today's Smart Grid. We specialize in the areas of substation and distribution automation, integration of renewable and distributed generation and development of micro grid systems. Virelec is also a leading system integrator using the new industry standard IEC61850 system.
Discovery 2009
Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice
The Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and its Centres provide a new concept in engineering education. The school recognizes the need for life-long learning opportunities for engineers and scientists by providing a unique vehicle to enhance career horizons. SEP is home to the Xerox Centre for Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation (XCEEi), ArcelorMittal Dofasco Centre for Engineering and Public Policy (DCEPP), and GMC Centre for Engineering Design (GMCED). The centres provide a focus for interdisciplinary education and research initiatives through individual master's programs in their respective areas of engineering practice. SEP partners with other faculties, particularly Business and Social Sciences, academic institutions, both nationally and internationally, government and industry. These partnerships advance interdisciplinary education and research in engineering practice by providing systematic mechanisms for technology transfer and dissemination of knowledge and research results.
Waste Management of Canada
Waste Management of Canada, an affiliate of Waste Management Inc. Provides waste services to industries and municipalities that covers disposal, energy from waste, recycling and innovative green technologies. WMCC maintains active research projects with the USEPA and many universities in Canada and the US.
WDI Wise Device
Founded in early 2005, Wise Device, Inc. (WDI) is a privately-owned Ontario company with 12 employees. Formerly a partnership with the German company Wegu-Device, WDI bought out the German partner company, making their company a 100% privately owned and self funded corporation. It provides a growing innovative portfolio of products such as autofocus sensors, industrial microscopes and integrated inspection and repair devices for the LCD panel, solar panel and semiconductor manufacturing markets. It designs and manufactures its products in Ontario and sells globally in Canada, USA, Korea, Taiwan, China, and Japan.
World Green Building Council
In 2002 eight nations formed the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), a union of national councils whose mission is to accelerate the transformation of the built environment towards sustainability. The WorldGBC is rapidly building an international coalition that represents the entire global construction industry. Collectively, our Member councils represent 50% of global construction activity, and their councils touch more than ten thousand companies and organizations. The WorldGBC provides an international forum, and champions proven tools that significantly accelerate market transformation from traditional, inefficient building practices to new generation high-performance buildings, and transform the skills and knowledge of the industry as a whole. Come by our booth to hear more about the exciting new University program we are launching in partnership with York University; the International Education & Training in Green Building starting this June.
WORLDiscoveries is the Business Development Office for Western, Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute.
Discovery 2009
xuuk, Inc.
xuuk Inc. ( is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative sensing solutions. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and service products, xuuk provides attention sensing solutions for product placement and ambient advertising analytics, as well as for high-end appliance designs.
Discovery 2009
York Medtech Partners Inc.
York Medtech Partners Inc. is an investment and advisory firm focused on the medical technology sector. YMP manages an Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund that provides cash grants to investors in development stage companies. YMP looks for opportunities that solve health care problems through utilization of converging technologies.
York University
York researchers are undertaking visionary research of local, national and international significance. York is a leading force in the development of new knowledge that provides insight into the scientific, economic, social and cultural issues affecting our world. Our interdisciplinary and collaborative research tackles real-world challenges with real-world solutions in areas like health, sustainability, international studies and culture & entertainment. Yorks interdisciplinary and collaborative research focus enables York researchers to push beyond traditional boundaries with unique, real-world solutions.
York University - GeoICT Lab
GeoICT Laboratory is one of the largest Geomatics laboratory in North America with great success in commercialization - A spin-off company from the GeoICT lab, called GeoTango was purchased by Microsoft Virtual Earth in 2005. Under the OCE EET program and in a collaboration with GeoDigital International Inc., the GeoICT is developing an automated 3D modeling technology for improving reliability and accuracy on power-line risk assessment and danger tree detection using airborne Lidar and multiple-viewed optical sensors.
Youi Labs
We are working at the intersection of gaming, art, mobility, mathematics, man-machine interaction, and brilliant software design. We're reinventing how people interact with, control, and are entertained by mobile handsets and consumer electronics. YOU i Labs' uSwish product is the industry's highest performing next-gen 2-D 3-D GUI platform, while the uCreate product and process cut time to market substantially.
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Zephyr Alternative Power Inc.
Zephyr Alternative Power Inc. is an Ontario company with proprietary vertical axis wind turbine designs suitable for urban and suburban installations. The Zephyr turbines are aesthetically pleasing and designed to handle the rough and tumble wind caused by the effects of buildings and other obstructions. Producing power where it is used reduces the need to transmit electrical power from mega power generation facilities tens and hundreds of miles away.
Zircadium Corporation
Zircadium eyeware protective products safely prevent melatonin suppression and cortisol elevation and prevent repeated harmful alterations to the biologicalclock. Certain types of dark sunglasses could be worn to achieve near the same effect, but would be unsafe and impractical for any work environment.
3M - A Global, Diversified Technology Company. A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M's core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms - often in combination - to a wide array of customer needs. With $23 billion in sales, 3M employs 75,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 60 countries.
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