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Centennial professor’s dedication led to WIMTACH project innovation

When Brendan Chapman walked into an acupuncture office two years ago, he had no idea that it would be the catalyst for a new innovation. At that time, Brendan booked an appointment with an acupuncturist named Arla. After introducing herself and conversing with him, she explained that she had an applied research idea, but was […] Read more

Jun, 27, 2020

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WIMTACH provides web app expertise to growing nutraceutical company Namena

The industry partnership between Namena Pharma (Namena) and WIMTACH is what Mohammed described as “a Godsend”. In November 2019, Namena attended a rare disease workshop, which doubled as a networking opportunity for Namena to expand its industry partners and raise awareness about their growing list of products and services. It was at the workshop that […] Read more

Jun, 19, 2020

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#WIMTACHatHome: Mehol Abanavy

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. Mehol Abanavy is no stranger […] Read more

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Centennial College graduate rediscovers his passion for IT

Since the 1980s, Theo Mitchell has always had a passion for IT. To add more security to his life, however, he decided to become a Civil Engineer, abandoning his passion for decades, until 2017. He and his wife decided to migrate to Canada so that he could pivot back to the IT industry and pursue […] Read more

Centennial professor brings her vision to life at WIMTACH

Centennial College professor of Business Development Nira Sharma noticed a recurring challenge in Toronto communities, especially her Nepalese community: there were many people with in-demand skill sets, businesses and services, but their fellow community members were unaware. As a result, people were searching for services and expertise outside of their community that were, unbeknownst to […] Read more

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#WIMTACHatHome: Blessing Ajiboye

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. When the pandemic became a […] Read more

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#WIMTACHatHome: Oleksandr Palchevskyi

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. For Oleksandr Palchevskyi, Game Programming […] Read more

WIMTACH gives Mama’s Life Products a boost with software development expertise

As a Technology Access Centre, WIMTACH is committed to providing opportunities for students and faculty to grow their networks and gain experiential learning by working on applied research projects in the digital health sector. And to strengthen those experiential learning opportunities, WIMTACH partners with SMEs that demonstrate a capacity to innovate as well as an […] Read more

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#WIMTACHatHome: Monish Sidhwani

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. In one week in March, […] Read more

WIMTACH facilitates new business growth for Winters Instruments with mobile app development

For every company, it’s important to encourage innovation because it supports the alignment between services and changing industry advancements and standards. This keeps companies competitive. However, barriers exist to prevent businesses, especially SMEs, from growing, such as cost, time and lack of expertise. Larger businesses face a similar challenge, only their barriers function more as […] Read more

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