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Student Position Available – Operations and Office Assistant!
Job Description Operations and Office Assistant The Innovation Cluster is looking for a student to assist in the day-to-day operations at the downtown incubator located at 270 George Street N, Peterbo...
5 Top Tips for Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
By Emily Woodman                 In today’s business environment, it literally doesn’t pay to stick to tradition and go with the old motto, “If it isn’t...
Two Innovation Cluster Startups Take Home Bears’ Lair Grand Prize for Innovation and Goods & Services Stream
Innovative eye care company, Alexander Optical, and health food company, Electric Juice Factory, are looking to be game changers in their industries. The winners for the Innovation and Goods & Ser...
Local Startup Wakhal Transforms How Social Media Can Connect Community Groups Through Online Platform
Local digital startup, Wakhal, has officially launched its community building platform, Community4E. Using the four (4) E’s of community building, Engagement, Empowerment, Education and Entertainmen...
Local Digital Startup Random Acts of Green Receives $200,000 to Launch Mobile App Across Canada That Encourages Communities to Take Climate Action
Peterborough’s Random Acts of Green (RAOG) has received $200,000 from the Climate Action Fund, that provides $3 million annually to support projects that raise awareness and increase participation i...
John Gillis Announced as Innovation Cluster’s Incoming Interim President and CEO
The Innovation Cluster has announced that President and CEO Michael Skinner will be on a leave of absence as of April 30, 2019 to run in the Federal Election. John Gillis, previously Cleantech Innovat...
Innovation Cluster Startups Announced as Finalists in Bears' Lair Competition
The annual Bears’ Lair Entrepreneurial Competition‘s Semi-Finalist Showcase was held at The Venue on March 26, where the top 24 semi-finalists showcased their products and services in hope...
Innovation Cluster Launches H2O Makerspace: Powered by Franklin Empire Inc. in Support of Cleantech Research
The Innovation Cluster welcomed the public to celebrate World Water Day (March 22) during the launch of their new H2O Makerspace: Powered by Franklin Empire Inc. The makerspace was launched within the...
Responding to Brazilian Mining Tragedy: Entrepreneurs Earn High Praise For Life Improving Donation
Thousands of miles from Peterborough, the town of Brumadinho Brazil and at least a dozen nearby rural communities received a life-improving boost this week in their struggle to survive the aftermath o...
Innovation Cluster and Peterborough Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario Showcase Innovation And Engineering Achievements of the Region
The Innovation Cluster and the Peterborough Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario held a press conference to reveal a new display at the Innovation Cluster’s incubator, that showcases local achi...