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Introducing: The Durham Region Innovation District

New Look, Same Spark!

Durham College’s AI Hub partners with marketing services & analytics company, MobileXCo


Engineering Physics grad wins top prize at OPG Ignite Competition

StartupHERE Toronto: Feat. Bridging Brazilian and Canadian Technology Ecosystems

Bridging Brazilian and Canadian Technology Ecosystems

Spark Centre accepting applications for $125,000 Ignite Pitch Competition (Betakit)

Spark Centre featured in Durham Region Globe and Mail

Driving Regional Innovation for Vehicles of the Future

Dash MD raises $500,000 to help hospitals communicate aftercare to patients 

City of Oshawa – Canadian Business Journal Article

Healthy Slays The Dragons’ Den

Eastern Innovation Corridor Comes Together For First Look – Investor Collision

UOIT students will showcase ghostly video game creation at major expo in Boston

Spark Centre Featured in Made in Canada Publication 

FPrimeC wins OPG innovation competition

Ultrasonic device that ‘sees’ through concrete wins innovation competition


Made in Canada Campaign

Ignite Durham: Winner Announcement

Spark Centre awards $5,00 to local Student Start-Up Ominous Games

Twenty start-ups set to pitch their best ideas for OPG in innovation competition

Small Businesses: Tap into Local Expertise to Develop Robotic and Automation Products

Spark Centre Announces Global Partnership with Beijing Future Success Park

Centre for Collaborative Education the way students learn, live on campus

Sheeo’s Radical Generosity Initiative, Spark Centre’s Ignite Competition

The Downtown Oshawa BIA Is Seeking Volunteers!

$1.26B Strategic Innovation Fund Now Accepting Applications

Client Update: NPS Releases IOS And Android App!

Ignite about to begin accepting applicants

Client Profile: Tax Audit Solutions (TAS)

Spark Centre Ignites Canadian Innovation Partnership With Ontario Power Generation

Client Profile: Qloud+

Startup Grind: Durham Region

Simon Foster Of Chatter Research Joins Spark Centre To Kick Off Startup Grind Durham Region!

Executive Funding Program by MaRS!

MaRS Discovery District’s 2017 Studio Y Fellowship

We’re Hiring!

The power of small: high-tech takes root in smaller urban centres

Millennials learn how to build a better business plan

Embedded Executive Funding Program By MaRS

Looking for little wins can help entrepreneurs overcome self doubt

We’re Hiring!

Workshop: The Path To Profit

Spark Centre At OCE Discovery 2017!

Client Update: SwiftPad – Transformative Healthcare Technology

International Soft Landing Program: Touchdown

Client Update: Qloud+ – Find Your Files Faster

Spark Innovation Centre teaches startups how to deal with competition

Prepare For The Den: Pitch Workshop – Feb 24

Client Update: IFTech On CBC Dragons’ Den

IFTech on Dragons’ Den – Downtown Oshawa Viewing Party

Post-hospital care – there’s an app for that


Client Update: Zambah Partners With Mau5trap

Client Feature: WAI Products Ltd

Spark Innovation Centre Announces New President & CEO

Winners of Spark Centre’s Ignite Competition Announced in Whitby

Spark Centre Announces Two $25,000 Winners of Ignite Startup Competition

Dash MD & Hexyoo Scientific Announced As Winners Of Ignite 2016!

Client Profile: Ultima Apparel

Meet The Ignite Final 4 And Student Winner!

Introducing The Ignite Top 27 Finalists!

Ignite Young Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

Board Of Directors Announces Resignation Of President & CEO

‘Maker Garden’ wants to grow in Durham

Growing spaces to create

Durham College Receives $13 Million For New CFCE

Small Business Invited to Tap Local Expertise to Develop Robotic and Automation Products

Spark Centre Accepting Applications for $55,000 Ignite Competition

Ignite is back!

MobileXCo Partners With Toronto Parking Authority

Durham College Entrepreneurship and Small Business grad launches Agile Fat Guy Spirits

Finding relief from ringing in the ears with the music of Sound Options

Spark Centre Announces Creative Spark Marketing Service

Brazilian tech companies drawn to Durham through Spark Centre program

Region of Durham & Spark Centre “Touchdown” Welcome Reception

Spark’s Soft Landing Program A Success!

Thrive Accelerator Program: Cohort 4

Henlen Watches, Oshawa smartwatch start-up turns to kickstarter for support

Oshawa Express – Henlen Watches

Time to Watch these UOIT Student Entrepreneurs

Top Employers Come Together To Host Idea Summit

Oshawa-based startup, IFTech, will offer pre-orders for its virtual reality gaming suit in May

ARAIG Gets Real

Wearable gaming suit being unveiled at Durham College’s 6th annual Research Day

DC Students Tackle Sustainability Challenge at Inaugural DC Hackathon

Durham College to Build Centre for Collaborative Education at Oshawa Campus

Durham’s tech and innovation sector competes on global scale

Key To Fostering Innovation Is Maintaining Homegrown Talent In Durham Region

Start-up companies in Durham’s innovation and technology sector continue to thrive at the Spark Centre in Oshawa

Thrive Applications Now Open

UOIT Students Hungry for a Change

Brilliant Entrepreneurship Develops Brilliant Business Ideas

Haliburton Highlands Awards Gala

Client Update: Liasn

Creating a Spark (page 9)

City of Oshawa Year of Sport

Looking Back at Ignite 2015

Client Update: Q&A with Henlen Watches



Ignite Winner Announcement – Snapd Whitby

Spark Innovation Centre’s Ignite competition highlights cutting-edge business excellence in Durham Region

Spark Innovation Centre Announces Winners of 2015 Ignite Competition

IFTech and Sound Options Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Start-up Competition – Financial Post

IFTech and Sound Options Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Start-up Competition – Reuters

IFTech and Sound Options Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Start-up Competition – Yahoo Finance

IFTech and Sound Options Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Start-up Competition – BusinessWire

IFTech and Sound Options Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite

National ProStaff – Daytime Durham

Spark Centre: Inspiring Innovation

Ignite Student Entrepreneur Winner – Durham Electro Optics

Spark Centre Announces Cohort 2: Fall Student and Youth Incubator

Ignite Student Entrepreneur Winner and Final Five

Ignite – Snapd Whitby

Ignite – Snapd Oshawa

Ignite – Snapd Ajax

Introducing the Ignite 2015 Top 26!

Spark Centre Opens Applications for Ignite Startup Competition

Spark Centre’s Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Ignite Competition

IFTech Announce the Release of SDK Closed Beta for ARAIG

Student Pitch Finale

Innovation Celebration

National ProStaff and Zambah Receive Funding from City Flow Project

Smartwatch startup created by UOIT students scores $2,500 prize

Spark Centre’s Youth Accelerator Program Winners Announced

Spark Centre and 360incentives to Open Investment Accelerator Centre

DC Student Team Wins $1000 Prize Through Summer Accelerator Program

Spark Innovation Centre Announces New Centre at Durham College Campus

New resource for entrepreneurs in college, university

Spark Centre Announces New Centre at Durham College

Spark Centre Announces New Corporate Partnerships

Two Spark Centre Clients Receive Seed Funding from City Flow

Client Update: Q&A with Sound Options

Meet Thrive Cohort 2

Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

Client Update: ARAIG & Durham College Research Project

New Durham tech startup bringing pharmacies into digital age

New summer program to help Durham entrepreneurs

Spark Innovation Centre Announces the Launch of Innovative Youth Incubator

Client Update: Zambah Launches New “Pro” Service

Client Update: Seriously Fun Games

Core 21 – Rogers Durham Now

Spark Centre – Igniting the Spark of Innovation

The Loft Opens

New Space Is Open For Creative Minds

Spark opens The Loft

Spark Innovation Centre Opens Incubator Space in Oshawa

Downtown Oshawa co-working space expands with opening of the Loft

Spark Innovation Centre and City of Oshawa Announce The Loft

Applications for Thrive Cohort 2 are now open!

UOIT-connected startup company’s multi-million dollar success

Students Raise Over 1 Million Dollars To Fund Technology

Client Update: Tiko 3D Raises $3.4 Million CDN on Kickstarter

Client Update: IFTech Announce the Release of new SDK for ARAIG

Client Update: iApotheca on Next Gen Den!

Thrive Accelerator Program Unveils Inaugural Cohort

Spark Centre Announces First Six Startups Accepted Into its Thrive Accelerator Program

Spark Centre’s Thrive Accelerator Program Announces Cohort One Tiko Is 2015′s Most Unusual 3D Printer—And It’s Cheap, Too

Tiko3D Unveils Sleek $179 Delta 3D Printer

Client Update: Kai Innovations Inc. named Startup of the Year

Spark Commercialization and Innovation Centre Announces Partnership with Brock Youth Centre

New tech portal

New Durham technology portal paves way to international investors

Durham Region Launches New Digital Technology Portal

Client Update: National ProStaff

N100 Offers Startups the Chance to Compete for $100,000

2014 Ignite Journey Video

Spark Innovation Centre Launches Thrive Accelerator Program

UOIT’s Dr. Hamid Akbari launches app to match drivers with carpooling passengers

FastStart helps open doors for student entrepreneurs

FastStart will help Durham’s budding entrepreneurs get great ideas to market


Colleges, universities team up

UOIT’s Dr. Hamid Akbari creates innovative carpooling app for commuters

Durham, Fleming, Trent, UOIT team up on FastStart entrepreneurship program

Trent, Fleming to boost entrepreneurship

UOIT, Durham and Fleming colleges and Trent University launch FastStart program

UOIT students and alumni capture entrepreneurial awards in the 2014 Ignite Competition

National ProStaff and Tiko3D Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Startup Competition – Reuters

National ProStaff and Tiko3D Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Startup Competition – Yahoo Finance

National ProStaff and Tiko3D Announced as the $25,000 Winners of Ignite Startup Competition – Marketwired

Ignite Startup Competition Crowns National ProStaff and Tiko3D as $25,000 winners

Durham College receives additional funding to support work with IFTech

Ignite Pitch Competition – Snapd Ajax 

Ignite Pitch Competition – Snapd Oshawa

Ignite Pitch Competition- Snapd Whitby

UOIT students take top spot in Durham Ignite competition

Ignite Durham student category won by UOIT student

Helping to Ignite Innovation in Durham Region 

Durham entrepreneurs face off in Ignite competition

UOIT Students move on to next stage in entrepreneurial competition

Multi-sensory suit makes playing video games As Real As It Gets

Entrepreneurs ready to Ignite Durham

Ignite 2014 – Spark Centre Opens Applications for its Ignite Startup Competition

Expansion is the buzzword in Durham

Innovation, Technology, Invention: Ignite Startup Competition Now Open

Spark Centre Accepting Applications for Ignite Startup Competition

$55K up for Grabs with Spark Centre’s Ignite Startup Competition

A Chance for Durham to show its Innovative Side

Whitby’s Centennial Building is the location for Spark Centre’s Incubator Accelerator Program

Company fixes ‘broken’ world of customer incentives

Fostering growth in Durham’s tech industry

DC and IFTech to Partner on Wearable Technology Project

Durham College Researches On Top of Game



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