Spark Centre Ignites Canadian Innovation Partnership with Ontario Power Generation

Spark Innovation Centre and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are partnering to ignite Canadian innovation with their annual Ignite Start-up Pitch Competition. “We couldn’t be more encouraged by OPG’s decision to partner with Spark Centre for this year’s Ignite competition,” said Spark Centre President & CEO, Sherry Colbourne. “Durham Region has incredible bench strength in energy […]

Board of Directors Announces Resignation of President & CEO

Spark Innovation Centre’s Board of Directors announces Dennis Croft’s resignation as President & CEO of the organization effective September 16, 2016. Since joining Spark Centre in 2011, Dennis has been a great champion for innovation and entrepreneurship in Durham Region and Northumberland County. Dennis has been involved in many significant accomplishments for the organization including […]

Client Update: IFTech Announce the Release of SDK Closed Beta for ARAIG

IFTech Announce the Release of Software Development Kit Closed Beta Version for ARAIG Companies can now integrate the ARAIG gaming suit technology into their software Oshawa ON (August 19, 2015) – IFTech Inventing Future Technology Inc. are pleased to announce the Software Development Kit (SDK) for ARAIG, a high-tech, multi-sensory gaming suit is now in […]

Spark Centre’s Youth Accelerator Program Winners Announced

Spark Innovation Centre is pleased to announce the summer winners of its first every Youth Accelerator Program. The organization is also pleased to announce that applications are now open for its Fall Youth Accelerator Program. With the first cohort in the Summer Youth Accelerator Program coming to a close, participating companies were invited to take […]

Applications for Ignite 2015 are Now Open!

Spark Innovation Centre has announced applications are now open to its third annual Ignite Competition. The organization made the announcement at an Innovation Celebration held in partnership with 360 Incentives and SAP Canada on August 13th in Whitby, Ontario. Two start-up companies will be awarded $25,000 to use towards their business plans.  Along with the […]

Spark Centre Announces New Centre at Durham College

Spark Innovation Centre today announced plans to open a new student entrepreneurship contact centre at Durham College’s Oshawa campus. This new centre will be strategic in a number of ways: A focal point location where Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)interconnect on their joint north Oshawa campus Provides Spark Centre […]