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NRC and KalGene targeting brain cancers

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http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/
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National Research Council Canada

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and KalGene Pharmaceuticals are proud to announce an agreement to co-develop a new treatment against aggressive brain cancers.

U.S. Consul General praises international exchanges

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http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/us-consul-general-praises-international-exchanges
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Queens NewsCentre

Jim Dickmeyer, the Consul General of the United States responsible for Ontario, recently visited Kingston. Mr. Dickmeyer has served in six countries during his 29 years of diplomatic service. He most recently taught national defense studies as a faculty member at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.

Eastern Ontario Collaborative Proposal Advances Through CAIP Process

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http://investottawa.ca/eastern-ontario-collaborative-proposal-advances-through-caip-process/
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Invest Ottawa

Ottawa, ON — Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that Invest Ottawa has been chosen to advance in the process to receive funding from the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) delivered by the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

Altranex One of a Trio of Startups to Win VentureLynx's "Ready For Funding" Competition

Source: 
betakit.com

Three startups were selected as winners of VentureLynx‘s “Ready for Funding” Competition.

Grafoid Signs Agreement with Altamat to Mass Produce MesoGraf™ 3D Printed Materials

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http://grafoid.com/grafoid-and-mitsui-sign-mou-to-develop-markets-in-japan-for-grafoids-mesograf-graphene/
Author: 
Grafoid Inc.

Grafoid Enters into the Additive Manufacturing Space

OTTAWA – April 3, 2014 – Grafoid Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Altamat Inc. for the construction of an atomization facility to produce MesoGraf™graphene-based powders and filaments for 3D printing.

The agreement was signed by Grafoid Chief Executive Officer Gary Economo and by Dr. Hani Henein for Edmonton, Alberta-based Altamat.

Sustainability focus of symposium

Source: 
http://www.thewhig.com/2014/03/23/sustainability-focus-of-symposium
Author: 
The Whig Standard
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The ever-increasing desire by individuals and businesses to learn more about sustainable energy is behind the fourth annual GreenProfit Symposium in Kingston.

The event, on Monday and Tuesday, will include displays by organizations and businesses in the field, as well as panel discussions on issues arising from the need for sustainable energy sources.

The symposium is co-sponsored by SWITCH Ontario and the Sustainable Energy Applied Research Centre at St. Lawrence College. It will be held at the college and the Four Points Sheraton hotel.

City pushing its intelligence

Source: 
http://www.thewhig.com/2014/03/18/city-pushing-its-intelligence
Author: 
Michelle Ferguson

KINGSTON - Kingston is gearing up to show the world just how smart it really is.

On Jan. 23, the city was selected by the Intelligent Communities Forum, a New York city-based think-tank, as one of the world’s seven most-intelligent communities.

The top seven cities were named at an event at Taichung City, Taiwan and represent “the best examples of the best economic, social and cultural development using communications and information technologies,” said the ICF.

Pilot Program Made Possible Through Collaboration of Kingston Companies

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KEDCO

KEDCO Media Release

PARTEQ appoints new President and CEO

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PARTEQ Innovations

Jim Banting (Artsci’93, PhD’97) will become the new president and chief executive officer of PARTEQ Innovations in March.

Provincial government announces new funding for Ontario researchers

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https://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/provincial-government-announces-new-funding-ontario-researchers
Author: 
Queen's University News Centre

The Government of Ontario is investing $190 million over the next six years to help attract and retain top scientists, develop cutting-edge technologies, increase investment and create jobs. The Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation, was at Queen’s Monday to reiterate the funding announcement first made last week in Toronto.

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