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How WIMTACH networking services drive innovation for FOCUS Inspired

In this ever-changing Canadian economy, businesses have to find ways to keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends and innovative developments. Being part of a sustainable network increases the number of opportunities to acquire more knowledge exponentially. Furthermore, it puts the pieces of a project into place much faster because the resources are all in […] Read more

Oct, 25, 2019

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Orthopedic Design Networking Event

There have been numerous advancements in medical device technologies, and they are delivering tangible benefits such as quick disease detection, reduced patient recovery time and lower cost of instruments to the healthcare system. However, these advancements have come with increasing challenges, including security concerns and connectivity issues for IoT devices, design related issues and time-to-market […] Read more

WIMTACH and McCray Optical: Collaborators in Success

This past year, WIMTACH was the successful recipient of the College and Voucher Technology Adoption (CVTA) program. The CVTA program connects eligible Ontario for-profit and incorporated companies with Ontario colleges with the expertise and resources to solve their business and innovation challenges. Through this program, college faculty and students serve as consultants for WIMTACH industry […] Read more

#UnlockYourData Networking Event

Data analytics is proving to be a valuable skill in the healthcare industry. It has paved the way for strengthening business infrastructure, increasing the efficiency of internal processes, reducing costs of healthcare products and services and improving strategic partnerships. But how do you use your data to begin with? Secure your spot at our #UnlockYourData […] Read more

WIMTACH impacts local SME Northline Canada with multi-disciplinary expertise and services

It’s no secret that small to medium-sized enterprises face challenges with funding, networking and project execution due to several reasons, including funding limitations and lack of internal capacity. Accessing services can seem impossible when they are spread out across industries as opposed to all in one place. Centennial College’s Technology Access Centre “WIMTACH” makes a […] Read more

Sep, 06, 2019

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WIMTACH industry partner iMerciv hires two Centennial College students

Centennial College’s WIMTACH provides students with the opportunity to build a professional network as they continue or begin their careers. WIMTACH applied research projects place students in the spotlight to be seen for their skills, knowledge and expertise by WIMTACH industry partners that are looking to further their projects towards commercialization. iMerciv, a Canadian company […] Read more

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Artificial intelligence training draws attendee from Ottawa

Centennial College’s WIMTACH provides training and professional development opportunities, including exclusive access to information about local and international industries such as mobile, machine learning and artificial intelligence. These opportunities are a way for WIMTACH to continue collaborating with the best and brightest researchers, small businesses and experts. Nick Sajadi, faculty at Centennial College is one […] Read more

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WIMTACH students gets hired two weeks after graduation

For over 50 years, Centennial College has been dedicated to student success beyond the classroom. The College’s Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH) has shown the depth of this dedication – since 2015, it has provided over 325 students with employment opportunities, applied research knowledge and skills and ultimately, has prepared […] Read more

The WIMTACH experience is Canadian experience

It’s no wonder that Centennial College students have the highest graduate satisfaction rate – research departments like Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH) offer students industry experience that can lead them to the beginning of successful careers. All it takes is an opportunity. Andrzej Popowski is a prime example. A newcomer […] Read more

Aug, 21, 2019

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Centennial College students bring innovation to the medical industry

WIMTACH is committed to giving students invaluable knowledge and experiences beyond the classroom with hackathons. In July, WIMTACH hosted its third hackathon of the year. Over two days, 31 students were tasked with two challenges presented by Dr. Jon Hummel, interim Chief Surgeon of the Scarborough Health Network in collaboration with Intellijoint and OrthoBiomed, an […] Read more

Jul, 10, 2019

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