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PARTEQ moving to Innovation Park

Author: 
Queen's News Centre

PARTEQ Innovations will move its offices from Biosciences Complex to Innovation Park, the hub of Kingston’s innovation ecosystem, on Sept. 8.

Innovation Park is the new home for PARTEQ Innovations, a not-for-profit organization that provides institutional researchers with the business, intellectual property and financial expertise they require to advance their discoveries to the public.

Grafoid produces MesoGraf,a remarkably light new substance lauded as the strongest material ever gauged

Source: 
www.thewhig.com
Author: 
Alex Pickering

Grafoid's expanded Innovation Park space will already house 40 jobs while the addition of another 120 is expected over the course of the next 12 to 18 months.

"(Grafoid's) growth plans are imminent -- we are moving ahead on many different fronts," said Gary Economo, the company's CEO.

Kingston Chamber announces new CEO

Source: 
GKCC
Author: 
Bill Stewart

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Martin Sherris has been selected as the new CEO of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce (GKCC).

Company to bring nearly 200 jobs to city

Source: 
www.thewhig.com
Author: 
Alex Pickering

Grafoid Inc. is set to open in Kingston next week following the acquisition of the local advanced materials group ALCERECO Inc. earlier this summer, bringing with it scores of jobs and a boost for the local economy. Founded in 2011, Grafoid is an Ottawa company that is engaged in the development, investment and research of a newlydiscovered substance named Graphene. The material is comprised of a one atom thin carbon element extracted from natural graphite.

Startup Accelerator GrindSpaceXL now accepting Fall 2014 applications in Kingston

For immediate release:

(Official news release attached)

NRC and KalGene targeting brain cancers

Source: 
http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/
Author: 
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

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

Source: 
http://investottawa.ca/eastern-ontario-collaborative-proposal-advances-through-caip-process/
Author: 
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

Source: 
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.

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