Mobile App Puts Vaccination Information in the Hands of Canadians

Pioneering work led by Dr. Kumanan Wilson led to the launch of ImmunizeCA — a smartphone app that puts critical vaccination and public health information at the fingertips of Canadians. ImmunizeCA provides access to vaccination schedules based on information specific to people’s home province or territory, and to reliable, expert-approved, bilingual information about vaccinations for children, adults and travellers. It also offers useful tools such as appointment reminders and local outbreak notifications.

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Nouvelles entreprises présenté par le Ottawa Business Journal partage des connections communes avec l’université d’Ottawa

 Six nouvelles entreprises présenté dans un article du Ottawa Business Journal partage des connections communes avec l’université d’Ottawa. L’article annuel intitulé Startups to Watch, a présenté dix nouvelles entreprises prometteuses de la ville d’Ottawa. Read more of this post

Six start-ups to watch have uOttawa and OTTN connections

Six startups that have shared common connections with the OTTN and the University of Ottawa were featured in the Ottawa Business Journal last week. Their annual feature on Startups to Watch showcased ten promising start ups in the Ottawa area. Out of the ten companies, six share past relationships with the University of Ottawa.

 
It is great to see this impact from the OTTN and the University of Ottawa. This has been through the creation of start-ups and through university / industry research collaborations as follows:
 
CogniVue has collaborated with a number of uOttawa professors, including Robert Laganière, Shervin Shirmohammadi on projects such as driver assistance technologies for vehicles
 
Exocortex has worked with Jochen Lang to bring new capabilities to their cutting edge 3D animation software that is now being used in large scale film production.
 
Giatec Scientific was launched with the encouragement and financial support of the OTTN though our early PoP funding programs.
 
Micrometrics, Proximify and Spoonity are all graduates of the Startup Garage, a program that provides cash, mentorship and support to student entrepreneurs.
 
These companies join a 2013’s start-ups to watch that include iWatchLife, which is commercialising research arising from Robert Laganiere’s lab, and Gnowit, another Start-up Garage graduate. It is great to see this impact on the local economy.

For more information and general resources related to industry collaborations, check out the links below.