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First Ever Community E-Commerce/Marketing/Auction Platform Coming to Peterborough and City of Kawartha Lakes to Support Local Business

July 19th, 2021

ShopCloseBuy, a startup in the Innovation Cluster’s Women Breaking Barriers program, is expanding into the Greater Peterborough Area and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The platform is uniquely designed to support a wide range of businesses, non-profit organizations, artists, farmers and entrepreneurs, by providing a locally-based online shopping platform to sell their products. In addition […]

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Cluster client PKA Micro-Needle moves into human clinical trials in time for next gen COVID vaccines

June 19th, 2021

Riding high on previous successful equity crowdfunding campaign, PKA SoftTouch set to be a major market disrupter. A made-in-Canada med-tech development that may solve future iterations of the time-consuming COVID vaccine inoculation process launches its second equity crowdfunding campaign today, slated to fund human clinical trials in early 2022. Lakefield, ON-based PKA SoftTouch’s patented Micro-needle is set to complete its first of a two-stepped process for animal clinical trials at the […]

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Local Company Big Clic Inc. Launches Unique The Weekend Route™ Visitor Attraction Marketing Platform to Boost Great Lakes Tourism Post-Pandemic

June 16th, 2021

Innovation Cluster client Big Clic Inc. has announced the official launch of its new visitor attraction marketing platform The Weekend Route™ (TWR), a user-centric and collaborative marketing tool aiding Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) by utilizing unique and authentic off-the-beaten-track experiences, one-of-a-kind eats, and hidden gems only locals know about. The platform then uses these lures […]

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OptiSolve® Launches Proprietary Environmental Hygiene

June 11th, 2021

As public spaces start to reopen and aim to meet elevated cleanliness and safety standards amidst the ongoing global pandemic, OptiSolve® Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of two breakthrough cleaning validation technologies. These proprietary technologies are the SAVI® Quality Management System and Pathfinder™ real-time surface imaging technology. Working in tandem, these help facility teams better understand where, when and […]

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Innovative Female-Led Team, Undu Wearables, Launches First Of Its Kind Sustainable Menstrual Pain Solution Across Canada

May 25th, 2021

Undu Wearables, a femtech startup in the Innovation Cluster’s Women Breaking Barriers acceleration program, has launched their unique wearable menstrual pain management products across Canada. The company’s award-winning products are revolutionizing an industry that has been begging for innovation, diverging from the traditional solution of a hot water bottle paired with over-the-counter pain relievers, which […]

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PitchIt! 2021 Winners Announced!

March 19th, 2021

PitchIt! 2021 Winners announced!   The Innovation Cluster is excited to announce the winners of the annual PitchIt! competition, where budding entrepreneurs get to show off their business prowess and pitch their idea for the first place prize. Working in teams, students from Fleming College’s business classes worked to come up with their most innovative […]

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Successful Women Breaking Barriers Accelerator Program Announces 10 New Participants of Second Cohort

March 2nd, 2021

The Innovation Cluster has officially announced the 10 participants that will take part in the second cohort of Women Breaking Barriers, a six month acceleration program designed specifically for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and social innovation. The program’s first cohort ran from September 2020 to February 2021. Chosen businesses range across STEM […]

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The Innovation Cluster Presents Electric City Talks with Saadia Muzaffar: Success, Solidarity, & The Future We Want

February 17th, 2021

The Innovation Cluster, in partnership with RBC, is excited to welcome internationally recognized Canadian tech entrepreneur Saadia Muzaffar to deliver a one-of-a-kind virtual Electric City Talks keynote on Tuesday, March 9th at 7:00 p.m. over Zoom. Electric City Talks is a free of charge, high-energy speaker series that ignites conversation to expand knowledge and innovation. […]

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Local, One of a Kind Company Launches with Over 40 Global Destinations to Explore on Platforms Including Steam and SideQuest

January 28th, 2021

Local tech company AVROD have officially launched their virtual reality (VR) platform for users to explore global, historical and archaeological sites for free on Viveport, Steam, and SideQuest platforms. The platform is dedicated to digitizing and sharing the world’s archaeological and cultural heritage sites for study and exploration, and is pivoting as a Covid-19 solution […]

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