Wolves can be the London Knights of Northern Ontario: Zulich

Hailey Short News

Originally published on Sudbury.com by Matt Durnan   Sudbury Wolves boss Dario Zulich spoke to a crowd of roughly 50 people at the NORCAT Centre on Nov. 23. The CEO of TESC Contracting Company Ltd., partner in his family owned business Zulich Enterprises, and owner of the Sudbury Wolves spoke about his journey to where he is and his plans for …

Wildeboer Dellelce Announces Partnership with NORCAT

Hailey Short News

Originally posted on baystreet.ca  TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 10, 2016 / Wildeboer Dellelce LLP is pleased to announce its new partnership with the NORCAT Innovation Mill. Based in Sudbury, NORCAT is a leading private, non-profit organization that empowers clients, staff, and community partners to drive a culture of productivity, innovation and life-long learning. As part of the Ontario …

6th annual Innovation for a Greater Sudbury to put a spotlight on the future of ICT and Digital Media

Hailey Short News

(SUDBURY, ON) — Cambrian College, CollégeBorèal, Laurentian University, the Regional Business Centre, NORCAT and the Ontario Centres of Excellence are hosting an innovation event to showcase and highlight some of Sudbury’s emerging ICT and digital media innovators and the future of digital media in Greater Sudbury. Innovation for a Greater Sudbury will take place November 17th from 6:00 p.m. to …

NORCAT wins Entrepreneurial Community of the Year Award

Hailey Short News

If there’s a mantra to be followed at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) it might be: What’s next? Since its founding in 1995, the Sudbury not-for-profit innovation centre has created, nurtured and celebrated a culture of innovation, safety, and efficiency and promoted an entrepreneurial mindset that’s made it one of the cornerstones of Sudbury’s robust mining supply sector. …

NORCAT’s Entrepreneurship 101 has rebranded as Startup 101 for 2016, all classes live this year

Hailey Short News

By Ella Myers  Sudbury’s Northern Centre for Advanced Technology’s (NORCAT) Entrepreneurship 101 sessions are no more, but they’re living on in a more local format as Startup 101 this fall. In previous years, the sessions were offered by NORCAT’s Innovation Mill as a collaboration with a Toronto-based innovation hub, the MaRS Discovery District. This year, NORCAT partnered with the Sudbury …

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NORCAT Innovation Mill launches Startup 101

NORCAT News

The NORCAT Innovation Mill, in collaboration with the Regional Business Centre, is excited to announce the launch of Startup 101 (formally Entrepreneurship 101) – a free educational certificate program delivered by “been there, done that” entrepreneurs, designed to provide participants with relevant and practical information they need to start and grow their businesses.  Returning on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 and …

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NORCAT Innovation Mill Launches Startup Series

NORCAT News

The NORCAT Innovation Mill is excited to announce the launch of the Startup Series – an array of entrepreneurship educational programs, networking and online resources to help startups grow. The series is comprised of three streams; Startup 101 (formally Entrepreneurship 101), Startup Labs and Startup Drinks. Launching in September, Startup 101 is a 25 week program delivered by ‘been there, …

Patrick Danielson, creator of the FORMid chair.

Sudbury startup’s ergonomic chair design inspired by architectural principals

NORCAT News

Patrick Danielson was uncomfortable. His office chair left him with bad posture and he knew his health was suffering. He swapped out the standard armed and backed chair for a stool, and when he started to feel better, he never went back. Danielson’s office chair wound up being the inspiration behind his Sudbury-based startup company, FORMid, which is currently designing …

MacClean Bolter being tested at NORCAT's Underground Centre

Sudbury’s Unique Mining Cluster

NORCAT News

The Sudbury Mining Technology Cluster – The World’s One-Stop Shop for “What’s Next in Mining” Over the past 50 years, Sudbury has garnered a well deserved global reputation as a leader in nearly all facets of the mining industry – from exploration and extraction to financing and technology development. Ask anyone in our community that works abroad in burgeoning mining …

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Women in Tech event promotes opportunities for women

NORCAT News

Emily Bamsey, coordinator of tonight’s Women in Tech introduces tonight’s speaker pic.twitter.com/9g3MpvrnEa — NORCAT (@norcat) March 15, 2016 NORCAT hosted the Women in Tech event on March 15th to help encourage women to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. “We are outnumbered and we do offer a different perspective on things than men do,” said Emily Bamsey, a …

Preparing to be an Entrepreneur

Kyle McCall Blog

First Step Prep In my last piece I described the organizations and services available to would-be entrepreneurs here in Greater Sudbury. This post will delve into what a would-be entrepreneur should (ideally) come prepared with for that first meeting. 1) Have a well articulated value proposition Even at a very early stage, your value proposition should be clear. If you’re …

Starting a Business in Sudbury

Starting a Business in Sudbury

Kyle McCall Blog

So, you have a great idea for a business. Now what? This, for many, is a dilemma that doesn’t always have a clear answer. Where/who do I turn to for help? The nice thing is that the support an aspiring business owner is looking for is available right here in Greater Sudbury. You just have to know which doors to …

PITCH 2016

PITCH 2016 Returns for Third Year

Hailey Short News

Calling all Entrepreneurs and Innovators! The NORCAT Innovation Mill is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs to share their innovative business ideas with a room full of prospective angel investors at our third annual PITCH 2016! On Thursday, April 28th, 2016 early stage entrepreneurial start-ups are invited to pitch their innovative business venture to a room full of …

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NORCAT named one of the top 5 best places to work in Northern Ontario

NORCAT News

Change and chaos would be an apt description for the atmosphere at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT). Employees tend to have the rumble of an entrepreneurial spirit in their bellies and a desire to collaborate with fellow risk takers. The non-profit regional innovation centre is not only one of the top 5 best places to work in Northern Ontario …