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WIMTACH Hosts First-Ever Virtual Hackathon in collaboration with Agincourt Business Services

For many small and medium-sized businesses, one of the biggest challenges throughout this ongoing pandemic has been accessing resources and services. At WIMTACH, we continue to adapt our services to virtual platforms to move forward with applied research projects, online training and other business development opportunities to best assist our clients and industry partners. One […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Rithesh D’Cruz

Working with new industry technology and meeting with large-scale clients is one element in which students at WIMTACH gain experiential learning. Students have the opportunity to work on projects for high-profile clients across the GTA to hone their skills for their future careers, and Rithesh D’Cruz did just that. Rithesh D’Cruz has been working at […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Archana Chandra Kumar

Providing Centennial College students with experiential learning opportunities is one of the core pillars of WIMTACH’s operations. WIMTACH provides paid working opportunities in applied research projects with Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). This work experience may lead to students finding employment with other development companies, which occurred with student researcher Archana Chandra Kumar. Archana is […] Read more

How an applied research project with a long-time WIMTACH collaborator helped students learn valuable skills for their future.

A group photo of the team during the last meeting with Interdev representatives. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge, healthcare innovation has become a global priority. The healthcare landscape has been rapidly evolving across Canada over the past year, mainly due to the pandemic. People are looking for new ways to optimize their healthcare […] Read more

#WIMTACHatHome: Akshay Kumar

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, WIMTACH has continued its efforts to support its Student Researchers to gain experiential learning, job opportunities, employable skills and industry knowledge of digital health sectors. This series will highlight how students and faculty who work with WIMTACH are managing the ongoing changes to their daily lives. Teamwork is the cornerstone of […] Read more

How one hackathon with WIMTACH sparked an applied research project for Interdev

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, correspondence has continued between WIMTACH and its industry partners. Trainings, technical consultation and applied research projects have taken on new forms and processes to continue the progress that has been made so far. Collaboration has been at the centre of these efforts. It strengthens the network of digital health companies across […] Read more

#WIMTACHatHome: Joel Saji

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, WIMTACH has continued its efforts to support its Student Researchers to gain experiential learning, job opportunities, employable skills and industry knowledge of digital health sectors. This series will highlight how students and faculty who work with WIMTACH are managing the ongoing changes to their daily lives. Virtual learning has increased learning […] Read more

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#WIMTACHatHome: Derek Chezzi

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, WIMTACH has continued its efforts to support its Student Researchers to gain experiential learning, job opportunities, employable skills and industry knowledge of digital health sectors. This series will highlight how students and faculty who work with WIMTACH are managing the ongoing changes to their daily lives. Derek Chezzi is a part-time […] Read more

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#WIMTACHatHome: Dr. Salima Amlani

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, WIMTACH has continued its efforts to support its Student Researchers to gain experiential learning, job opportunities, employable skills and industry knowledge of digital health sectors. This series will highlight how students and faculty who work with WIMTACH are managing the ongoing changes to their daily lives. Dr. Salima Amlani is a […] Read more

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WIMTACH secures a $150,000 Health Canada project with industry partner Ortho Biomed

In February of this year, WIMTACH and Ortho Biomed successfully applied for a $150,000 grant sponsored by Health Canada that “seeks technological approaches in Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence to predict the success of possible donor-recipient matches and transplant outcomes to support evidence-based decision-making about organ donation and transplantation.” This was a great demonstration of […] Read more