Posts Tagged Innovation

Small businesses are doing their part

A lot of businesses are helping during the pandemic. This includes an Ontario facility MANUFACTURING THEIR FIRST personal protective equipment masks for health care professionals or this SMALL DESIGNER making cotton masks and donating one for one to at-risk community groups or essential workers. Our Federal government is offering help to manufacturing and automation companies […]

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Our business community is mobilized

I’m very proud of how our Ontario business community has mobilized. Since launching their ONTARIO TOGETHER portal, “Over 1,200 submissions were received for the first three challenges to support the delivery of mental health solutions to vulnerable populations, ensure the strength of our supply chains and deliver financial advice to the small business community.” And […]

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Innovative tech is changing healthcare

Necessity is the mother of innovation and COVID-19 is resulting in a lot of INNOVATION—especially in the HEALTH CARE arena. This includes Canada’s Think Research with their suite of CLINICAL TOOLS geared to helping health care professionals provide safe and secure virtual patient visits and minimize risk for residents and staff practice.

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Ideas that change the world

Every so often someone impresses you with their ability to think outside the box and come up with an innovation that changes the world in some way. Stanford bioengineer, Manu Prakash did just that. He created a paper-based centrifuge that can spin biological samples fast enough to help diagnose infections like malaria and HIV. It’s […]

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Learning Cities

Did you know there’s a UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities? You do now. It’s fascinating stuff and expands the idea of lifelong learning. Per their site, “Cities are the main engines of economic growth in the modern world, and learning is one of the most important fuels of that growth. In recognition of this, […]

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