Innovators talk Sudbury’s technology future

Lindsay Lane Uncategorized

Tech, business experts weight in on realities of Sudbury’s technology hub Growing Sudbury’s technology sector means entrepreneurs must create marketable products and investors must be there to support their efforts. A Sept. 20 forum, hosted by Sudbury CodeOp, featured three different perspectives on doing business in Sudbury as an entrepreneur in the region’s technology sector. A panel discussion featured Peter Dal Bianco, founder …

Skritswap : At Last — Something to Help Us “Translate” All That Complex Jargon

Lindsay Lane Uncategorized

At last — something to help us “translate” all that complex jargon. NORCAT Innovation Mill client Skritswap promises to help the average person better understand complex documents like medical information and legal documents. Quite often it can seem like lawyers, doctors and scientists converse in different languages, excluding the rest of us from understanding what’s going on. But a Sault Ste. …

Praemo : Unleashing the True Potential of Digital Solutions

Lindsay Lane News, Uncategorized

NORCAT Innovation Mill Angel client Praemo has been named one of the twenty most innovative IOT companies to watch in 2018. Praemo was founded by a group of digital industry experts with extensive experience in their respective fields. The company does not only understand technology intimately but is able to put that knowledge into practice to provide predictive and prescriptive …

Cash Infusion, New Gear for NORCAT

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The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) in New Sudbury is getting a cash infusion of $305,000 to help budding entrepreneurs with their ideas and a new machine that can crank out large quantities of small-sized prototype parts in short order. “When you grow businesses and research, you create jobs,” said Sudbury Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre in announcing the money …

NORCAT Welcomes Two New Board Directors

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(SUDBURY, ON) – NORCAT, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour and development services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roy Slack and Randal Froebelius to its Board of Directors. Roy Slack brings extensive engineering and technology experience to NORCAT’s Board. Currently the President of Cementation Canada Inc. and Incoming President Elect of the Canadian …

Government of Canada to Announce Support for Innovation, Manufacturing and Business Growth in Northern Ontario

Lindsay Lane News, Uncategorized

To the NORCAT Community NORCAT is pleased to invite you to join Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury and Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, along with Don Duval, NORCAT CEO and Kyle McCall, Manager of the NORCAT Innovation Mill, to NORCAT for an exciting announcement to support the acceleration of research and innovation in our community.  …

Think you could build a video game in 48 hours? Sudbury Game Design Challenge Gears up for year two

Hailey Short Uncategorized

Originally published on Sudbury.com Big-budget video games can take years to develop and involve diverse teams of computer programmers, artists, writers and musicians to come to life. But a local competition will explore the opposite end of the video game design spectrum, and will challenge 20 teams to build a functioning game in 48 hours. The second annual Sudbury Game …

Despite report, Sudbury vibrant for entrepreneurs, says NORCAT CEO

Hailey Short News, Uncategorized

Originally published on Sudbury.com By Jonathan Migneault When NORCAT CEO Don Duval reads the Canadian Federation of Independent Business placed Sudbury 88th out of 121 communities across Canada, he can’t help but be a little skeptical. From his perspective, Sudbury is holding its own as an entrepreneurial city. “We are the fastest growing innovation centre in the province of Ontario,” Duval …