The Accelerator Centre (AC)
, located in Waterloo, Ontario within the David Johnston Research + Technology Park, is a world-renowned, award-winning network of facilities dedicated to developing and commercializing technology start-ups. The AC helps entrepreneurs move from start-up to scale-up, accelerate time to market, attract customers, raise investment and drive more revenue.
AllerGen NCE Inc. (AllerGen)
, the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network, is a national research network established in 2004 by Industry Canada (now Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) through the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program to address these growing problems. AllerGen unites Canada’s leading experts in allergic diseases and asthma. AllerGen also invests in training the next generation of researchers, innovators and clinician-scientists.
Allergy Kids Foundation
addresses the needs of the 1 in 3 American children that now has allergies, autism, ADHD and asthma and the role that additives in our food supply are having on our health. The Foundation also works closely with those fighting cancer, particularly those with specific dietary needs.
is a full service mobile development house that provides development services on smart phone and tablet platforms. With over 100 Apps developed and over 10 million downloads, Brisk has an award-winning track-record of creating unique mobile experiences on multiple mobile platforms, as well as creating or integrating with existing web/server technologies.
is an industry-led innovation centre that supports, fosters and celebrates a community of nearly 1,000 tech companies. Communitech supports companies at all stages of growth and development—from start-ups to rapidly-growing mid-sized companies and large global players. Our vision: more tech talent, a globally-recognized tech sector and better support for tech start-ups.
is an online resource for environmental jobs, certification and training established in 1992 as part of Canada’s sector council initiative. Sector councils are organizations that address human resource challenges facing the Canadian economy. With the support of private sector investors and the Government of Canada’s Department of Human Resources and Social Development, ECO Canada works to determine the skills and human resource needs of Canada’s environment industry.
is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients.
ICS Learning Group
is a leading provider of custom training solutions and eLearning software systems. With clients in several markets including the federal government, manufacturing, professional associations, educational institutions, health care, financial services, pharmaceutical, and software development. A core strength that the ICS Learning Group brings to Visdatec is their production of exceptional eLearning content including interactive exercises and games through the use of interactive multimedia using graphics, animation, audio, and video.
Krivonosov Risk Management Consultants (KRMC)
is a multidisciplinary Canadian firm that assists companies manage the risk from a variety of hazardous materials and processes. KRMC provides technical guidance to research laboratories, educational institutions, museums, health care facilities, and industry.
MaRS Discovery District helps entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to capturing global market opportunities for our ventures, focusing its work on three main sectors: Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Cleantech, and Health. In addition to our three main sectors, social innovation is an overarching area of focus at MaRS and has always been integral to everything we do and helps companies bring breakthrough ideas to market and scale globally.
is an iPhone application empowering food allergy sufferers to take control over the foods they eat and the products they buy! Originally designed, developed and launched in 2010 by Visdatec Inc., MyFoodFacts™ is a first to market smartphone application to identify food allergens in food products, allowing allergen sufferers to avoid purchasing products potentially containing food allergens.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is a Canadian government agency that provides grants for research in the natural sciences and in engineering. Its mandate is to promote and assist research.
NSERC supports postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies. The agency promotes discovery by funding research conducted by postsecondary professors and students and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research and training.
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
, in partnership with industry, co-invests to commercialize innovation originating in the province’s publicly funded colleges, universities and research hospitals. OCE also supports and invests in early-stage projects, where the probability of commercial success and potential total return on innovation are substantial. OCE efforts are focused on sectors: energy and environment (including water); advanced manufacturing; advanced health technologies; and information, communications technologies and digital media.
Radiation Safety, Health Physics and Nuclear Waste Management: Mike Haynes brings over 35 years of experience in radiation safety, health physics and nuclear waste management. His assignments and expertise include nuclear power stations in Ontario, Canada, as a member and past President of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association and as Chief Scientist for the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental body to promote safety in relation to radiation exposure in the workplace and in homes, schools and the environment. RSIC’s mission is prevention of cancer, occupational illness and injury from unacceptable exposure to radiation through a broad range of educational, technical and scientific services to businesses, organizations and individuals across Canada and around the world.
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) is a program established by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) as a Canadian industry solution for refrigerant waste disposal. RMCs mandate is to provide environmental care and due diligence championed by industry leaders including Visdatec Inc. that brings together contractors, wholesalers and collection service providers committed to the responsible disposal of surplus ozone depleting (ODS) refrigerants.