According to the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, studies indicate that one-half of Canadians do not take their prescription medications as prescribed, and drug “noncompliance” is the cause of 10 per cent of all hospital admissions, 25 per cent of those pertaining to the elderly and 23 per cent of all nursing home admissions. In […] Read more

Centennial College and the Toronto Research Management Symposium

The Toronto Research Management Symposium 2016, held November 30th, couldn’t sound more dry, but its tagline: “Creating a Culture of Integrity and Safety” cuts to the core of what all organizations, regardless of size, strive for. To paraphrase Molière, “If everyone were clothed with integrity…the other virtues would be useless.” At the Symposium, which drew […] Read more

Jan, 16, 2017



Virtual Reality Demo By Smokebomb

SmokeBomb Entertainment, a WIMTACH industry partner is developing a new Virtual Reality game named “SLASHER”. On July 19th 2016, SmokeBomb conducted a demo for the game at WIMTACH. Centennial students were invited to test out the new game using the HTC Vive VR headset. The students had a first-hand experience of the immersive-ness of VR […] Read more


Hackathon creates new software in just 36 hours

Six teams of Centennial College Software Engineering Technology students toiled for 36 hours to create new software applications as part of the college’s latest “hackathon” held on July 7 and 8 at the Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre (WIMTACH) at Progress Campus. The participants were tasked with creating three distinct software apps in […] Read more

SEO Tools workshop at WIMTACH

WIMTACH held a Search Engine Optimization Workshop on 4 May 2016. The workshop was led by Bassem Ghali of Green Lotus and was attended by business owners, marketing specialists and SEO enthusiasts alike. The workshop gave the attendees insights into how to audit their websites, choosing most effective keywords and building links.


Full House for Health Hackathon

Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH)’s headquarters was packed full of eager students for an intensive two-day hackathon from January 27-28th, 2016 at Progress Campus. Sponsored by Smokebomb Entertainment, a division of the Toronto-based Shaftesbury Studios, the hackathon was the second hosted by the WIMTACH team. Yielding an outstanding turn out […] Read more

3D Printing workshop at WIMTACH

On Thursday, 18 February 2016, WIMTACH conducted an “Additive Manufacturing 101” workshop. This workshop was held in partnership with Cimetrix Solutions Inc. The event’s highlights were a keynote on Additive manufacturing by James Janeteas, President of Cimetrix and an overview of funding opportunities by Rebecca Tran from Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). This was followed […] Read more

Hackathon challenges students to create healthcare apps

Centennial College Software Engineering students were challenged by two regional hospitals to create smartphone apps that could provide low-cost healthcare solutions at a two-day hackathon event on January 27 and 28. Click here to know more about the event.