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NEWS AND EVENTS


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In the News 

August 2014 - iDeaWORKS is proud to announce that Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly has been awarded the Mohawk President's Award. Read more at thespec.ca and Mohawk Matters.

January 22, 2014 - Siemans Canada and Mohawk College build partnership, look to create new opportunities for students and graduates. Read more in Mohawk Matters.

January 14, 2014 - The Marinucci Family Foundation donates $250,000 to the Fennell Campus Renewal Project, recognized by the dedication of the Marinucci Family Foundation iDeaWORKS Lab in the Mohawk Learning Exchange. Read more in Mohawk Matters, Hamilton Economic Development News, and The Spec.

Fall 2013 - The latest issue of Quanta, Mohawk's research and innovation journal is now available online! Find out how Mohawk faculty, staff, students and community partners are working together to solve real-world challenges and to create innovative learning environments.

August 2013 Mohawk Energy researchers Thomas Marshall and Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly were awarded "Best Paper 2013" at the Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) in Halifax, Canada.  Their paper, "Advanced Power Quality Laboratory", discusses the new power quality research facilities at Mohawk, as well as planned power quality research topics.

April 16, 2013 Mohawk College to become industry test site for 3D printing with support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Read more in Mohawk Matters.

January 25, 2013 - Invest in Hamilton video about iDeaWORKS program and student startups!

December 28, 2012 -
The Hamilton Spectator has this story about iDeaWORKS worked with Mohawk grad Sergio Di Giovanni to develop Qcard, an iPhone app for with acquired brain injuries and short-term memory loss.

December 25, 2012
- Read about how iDeaWORKS worked with VitalHub, an eHealth start-up to develop Android app in The Spec!

December 4, 2012 - iDeaWORKS Connects to Health Care Community through FedDev Ontario program!

November 2, 2012 - iDeaWORKS software architect  named one of Hamilton's top 40 under 40! Read more in Mohawk Matters, and Hamilton Halton's Business Link.

July 3, 2012 - Read the first issue of Quanta, Mohawk's research & innovation journal - now online.

June 28, 2012 - iDeaWORKS students featured in this article in Technology for Doctors online

June 1, 2012 -  Read more about student wins at Canadian eHealth Challenge in The Spec.

May 31, 2012 -  Congratulations to Mohawk students and iDeaWORKS alumni, Leo and Jerad Godreault and Rahulbai Patel, for taking first and third prizes at the 2012 App Challenge at the national eHealth conference sponsored by COACH, Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).  Read more at CBC Hamilton and  Mohawk Matters

May 29, 2012 - iDeaWORKS co-op student Lina Tirilis participates in a panel discussion about students and their role in culture creation in Hamilton. Check out Cable 14's For the Record, Culture by the Minute segment.

May 22, 2012 - The Mohawk eHealth Development and Innovation Centre receives $800,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation's new College-Industry Innovation Fund. 

May 14, 2012 - Hamilton Economic Development office interviewed AppsforHealth 2012 participants in this "Bridging the gap between mobile technology and healthcare" video.

May 11, 2012 - Kevin Browne of Software Hamilton describes the AppsforHealth 2012 experience here!

May 9, 2012 - Check out CBC's coverage of AppsforHealth 2012 in the article "Health conference aims to fill app gap".

April 3, 2012 - The Hamilton Spectator has this story on Donna Marie Antoniadis, co-founder of ShesConnected, a social media site for women, and the latest speaker in iDeaWORKS' Entrepreneurship Speakers Series.

March 25, 2012 - Find out how FedDev funding has benefitted small businesses through iDeaWORKS in the National Post.

March 28, 2012 - Take a look at the Going HiTech with MoTech video at www.investinhamilton.ca 

March 20-22, 2012 - During Motech Expo 2012, iDeaWORKS co-op students and staff blogged for the Financial Post. Read all about their experiences at iDeaWORKS and their thoughts on the future of mobile technology here:

How Mohawk College and iDeaWORKS is helping me write my future, by Adam Carriere
Will your baby create the next Facebook or Twitter? By Adam Carriere
PlayLab helps build entrepreneurial skills, by Adam Carriere
The design challenge
, by Lina Tirilis
Painting the scene at Motech 2012, by Lina Tirilis
Staying three moves ahead in the innovation game, by Stuart Philp
Hamilton's riding mobile boom, by Stuart Philp

Nov. 25, 2011, iDeaWORKS was proud to welcome The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) to announce funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to Ontario colleges and community businesses. Mohawk College will receive $2.2 million in funding over five years. Read more at the NSERC website, theSpec.com, and Mohawk Matters.

Friday Oct. 21, 2011, iDeaWORKS was proud to welcome MP David Sweet to its working lab to announce 15 agreements between the college and local small- and medium-sized businesses. Thanks to a contribution from FedDev Ontario's Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative, these businesses will have the opportunity to bring innovative products to market and increase their competitiveness. Read more on this exciting event at thespec.com and FedDev Ontario.