Category: ‘announcements’

WIMTACH partners with Taltis Foods to revamp an E-commerce website

In the high days of the lock down provisions of the Covid-19 pandemic, it underscored what everyone already knew: companies who adapt to the online space thrive and the rest fall behind. It’s this reason that the team at Taltis Foods, a Toronto based retail business, decided to partner with WIMTACH-CEDA, on the enhancement of […] Read more

Apr, 26, 2024

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WIMTACH partners with Quince Flowers on the enhancement of an E-commerce website

Quince Flowers is one example of a retail business that has benefitted from a partnership with WIMTACH-CEDA. In 1997, owner Rosie Jeffares-Levitt started her floral business out of her kitchen. Then she established a brick-and-mortar boutique within a well-known furniture store. Next came new shared retail ventures and a flagship store of her own. Now […] Read more

Mar, 22, 2024

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WIMTACH partners with AAVAA to enhance smart assistive glasses

WIMTACH and AAVAA, partnered to develop e-textile-based sensors for assistive smart glasses which is able to detect actions like eye movement, blinking, and other facial gestures. The device supports users with high levels of disabilities to communicate with other assistive devices through a signaling system which is captured from nose pads and temple tips. Founder […] Read more

Dec, 15, 2023

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WIMTACH, the Social Innovation Research Center, and the Scarborough Food Network host a successful hackathon event

WIMTACH, the Social Innovation Research Center, and the Scarborough Food Network, a Scarborough-based not-for-profit organization, collaborated on a two-day hackathon on November 7th and November 8th. The partnership enabled students to rise to the challenge of developing a web and mobile application to integrate different functionalities and features to support various food banks and community […] Read more

Dec, 01, 2023

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WIMTACH receives $4.5M in MITACS funding

WIMTACH and the Centre for Explainable Data Analytics (CEDA) are proud to announce a recent award of $4.5 million in funding from MITACS’ Umbrella program for a student internship called “Internships for Data-Driven Innovation Acceleration” (IDIA). With this funding, the WIMTACH and CEDA research team will be able to provide 300 applied research and experiential […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2023

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WIMTACH partners with Marion Surgical

Originally from a filmmaking background, when Ben Sainsbury purchased his first Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset, he was fascinated by the expansive potential of the immersive experience of this technology and motivated to explore this world further. As a result, he decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Ontario Tech University. His […] Read more

Aug, 11, 2023

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WIMTACH develops a novel Garden Timer to make gardening easier

A retired engineer, for Shah Nawaz Husain, gardening and tending to his rose garden was not just a hobby, but a passion. After years of meticulously nurturing his garden, he developed systems to prevent issues encountered from over watering his plants, and his communication with other gardeners helped him to understand that this was a […] Read more

Aug, 04, 2023

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WIMTACH partners with Epipresto on an applied research project

Great ideas are often a result of major life changes, and for brothers Djalil and Walid Baba-Moussa, their transition into Montreal as international students was the catalyst for a business idea that merged their new life in Canada and the familiarity of life in Benin. In the summer of 2019, Walid and Djalil were inspired […] Read more

Apr, 20, 2023

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Report: WIMTACH’s COVID-Response

Despite the new and rapid change the COVID-19 pandemic has brought, WIMTACH continues to adapt and make efforts to move forward with its applied research projects, online trainings and other business and professional development opportunities. This report outlines the work WIMTACH has done to support and strengthen its network of collaborators, partners and associates in […] Read more

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JOB POSTING: Image Processing Software Developer

“Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to support the career & personal development of our students and educate them for career success.” WIMTACH is hiring an Image Processing Software Developer for an applied research project. The applicant must be a former/returning student from Centennial College.  Description: The candidate must be able to […] Read more