On Thursday July 6th, Rich Garton from CTV Windsor visited the University of Windsor – EPICentre to speak to staff, entrepreneurs and incubator members about the EPICentre’s 125 for 125.
I believe that the one of the biggest enemies of social progress is the apathy and conformity of citizens. It’s not always easy to stay active and optimistic when social, political and economic conditions remain the same, however, that is the critical point to be an agent of change. I want to tell you that even the littlest actions matter so don’t underestimate the power and impact that you can have on the world.
Many organizations, including universities and colleges, are constantly conducting new research and developing new inventions and innovations. In fact, there is a plethora of groundbreaking research constantly happening. But how many of these projects and ideas actually get turned into technology that can be used in the real world? ClearVoxel, a new EPICentre startup, is trying to make it easier for new medical imaging technology to be adopted by medical professionals.
Are you intimidated by Do-It-Yourself projects? Have you started a home project that you eventually needed assistance finishing? Or maybe you just need a little guidance along the way to get started? A solution is on it’s way from one of our newest RBC EPIC Founders, Jesse Sheather.
Environmental sustainability is a hot topic these days. People are more aware (and concerned) than ever before and we need to start thinking about the sustainability of our planet. Luckily, individuals like Bridget Taylor, a 4th year Bachelor of Commerce student at the Odette School of Business, are taking steps to educate the public on what we can do to help our environment and provide future generations with a sustainable planet to live.
Clarke Gallie, a 3rd-year Bachelor of Commerce student at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business, is working on a new platform that should make finding a rental home a lot easier for tenants while also providing landlords with an easier way of screening tenants and marketing their properties.
Solving problems in the medical industry can be extremely difficult given the cost of the equipment involved but Samuel Rusu, one of EPICentre’s newest founders, has identified a problem that he believes he can solve through his new startup, Rusu Medical.
The VERGE Social Enterprise Loan Fund, previously only available to the London region, is now offered to early stage, high growth social enterprises across Southwestern Ontario.