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Peterborough tech companies: access the South East Asia market

August 20th, 2014

Our friends at Wavefront, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), are looking for Canadian companies with innovative Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions to participate in their Global Market Entry Program to South East Asia. The destinations for the trip include Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. The event is set to run from December 1-5, […]

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Peterborough tech companies: get face-to-face with the mobile and wireless industry’s biggest players

July 28th, 2014

Our good friends at Wavefront, in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, are looking for companies with innovative solutions to join them and network with the mobile and wireless industry’s biggest players. Wavefront is Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies by connecting them with […]

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Guess who's at the 2013 Prosperity Trade show?

August 30th, 2013

This year the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster is excited to be launching the “Innovation Zone” at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce 2013 Prosperity Trade Show, to be held on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at the Morrow Building, Peterborough. We’ve  invited our clients, members, stakeholders and partners to exhibit their ideas, businesses and organizations to the […]

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Trent University and Cambium Environmental collaboration sparks successful RFP using genomics tools and techniques in environmental protection and conservation

March 22nd, 2013

On January 16th, 2013 Environment Canada issued a request for proposal in which to evaluate the application of genomic tools and techniques for advanced environmental protection.  Trent University and Cambium Environmental, a Peterborough environmental engineering and consulting firm, teamed up to develop a successful proposal which leverages the corporate know-how from Cambium with the world […]

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INNOVATION CLUSTER WELCOMES DUTCH WASTEWATER COMPANY AFMITECH

March 19th, 2013

The Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster (GPIC) welcomed a Dutch wastewater company, Afmitech Friesland, as they visit the Peterborough region on a three day tour. The two representatives from the company made a presentation at The Holiday Inn –Waterfront Thursday, March 19th, 2013. Afmitech has come to the region in hopes of developing strategic partnerships for […]

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PCVS and the Creative Class

December 21st, 2011

With the facilitator about to be appointed by the Ministry of Education to investigate the process by which the decision to close PCVS was taken, there needs to be some informed discussion of the economic realities of our time and the significance of the decision in terms of Peterborough’s potential for future economic growth. To […]

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Using Technology Creatively Can Make Peterborough Grow

December 20th, 2011

Since the arrival of GE in Peterborough in 1892 the community has been known for its industrial successes. In a 2009 study of 17 similar communities in Canada and the US by Richard Florida of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto found Peterborough to be technologically stronger than most comparable communities, and […]

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Peterborough's Creative Economy

December 19th, 2011

It is through venues where people gather together for social purposes rather than just employment that the creative class interacts. It is in places like downtown Peterborough, and the diversity of activities there that new ideas will come from interactions—planned and fortuitous. Casual observations of the recent buzz downtown shows many young people working and […]

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