• September 2, 2015

    A global survey of more than 14,000 respondents from 195 countries and overseas territories ranked Canada a top 10 destination based upon positive opinions of education, work and leisure opportunities.
  • August 31, 2015

    In May 2010, three recent graduates and co-founders of what is now Intellijoint Surgical greeted Dr. Allan Gross, the esteemed orthopaedic surgeon, in his office at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. "The three of them came into my office," recounted Dr. Gross, "and said to me: 'we are here to make you a better surgeon.'"
  • August 25, 2015

    Established companies, for the most part, once looked upon start-ups with indifference, but technological advances of the last decade have even major banks looking over their shoulder, explains Iain Klugman, CEO of Communitech in Waterloo, Ontario.
  • August 18, 2015

    Strategic investments in infrastructure and transportation, as well as richness of culture and exceptional use of public space helped Toronto earn the title of "the world's most livable city." Ontario's capital placed ahead of Tokyo, Japan (second) and Helsinki, Finland (third), according to Metropolis's annual report.
  • August 14, 2015

    What has been dubbed the fourth industrial revolution is presenting exciting opportunities for Ontario's brightest minds and world-renowned research institutions to redefine manufacturing.
  • August 4, 2015

    The Reputation Institute's annual Country RepTrak survey measures the reputations of 55 countries based on levels of trust, esteem, admiration and respect.
  • July 30, 2015

    When Swedish multi-national Syntronic arrived in Ottawa to open its first North American R&D facility late last year, Invest Ottawa delivered. Thanks to their help, Syntronic's president, Hans Molin, found office space, conducted 100 interviews, hired 30 employees, filed all of the necessary legal paperwork and permits, enrolled his children into schools, hockey and ballet lessons and found a home for his family, all within just 72 hours.
  • July 28, 2015

    Servitization describes the trend in which organizations are creating value through product-service systems. With the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), embedded sensors and the power of cloud computing offer businesses the opportunity to monitor the performance of their products in real-time. This enables manufacturers to complement their products with, at times, entire field service support systems customized to meet the needs of their customers.
  • July 22, 2015

    Canada remains one of the most peaceful countries in the world according to the 2015 Global Peace Index, which ranked Canada seventh out of 162 countries.

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