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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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Centennial students design mobile app for vulnerable people in emergencies

For 24 Centennial College students, their classroom experience took them to a WIMTACH hackathon. For two days – May 30th and 31st – four groups of six students each from Software Engineering programs gathered in the College’s auditorium to take on an innovative, hackathon challenge presented by WIMTACH and one of its industry clients, Interdev, […] Read more

Jun, 11, 2019

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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

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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

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

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.