Digital Media Corridor gets funding

Posted by Rob Lewis

Communitech and the Stratford Institute of the University of Waterloo announced today that they have been awarded $10.7 million from Ottawa to establish the "Corridor for Advancing Canadian Digital Media" with hubs in Stratford and Kitchener.

Today's announcement builds upon more than $50 Million in cash and in-kind support from The Corridor for Advancing Canadian Digital Media partners that include Open Text, Christie Digital, Research In Motion, Agfa Healthcare, COM DEV, and Tech Capital Partners.

The community expects that the Corridor for Advancing Canadian Digital Media will lead to the creation of new jobs, new companies and will position Canada as a global digital media leader.

Company:
Communitech
Website:
http://www.communitech.ca
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Communitech is located in Waterloo Region, 110 kilometres (66 miles) west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in an area that includes the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. Communitech is the regional hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies supporting and building a Southwestern Ontario tech cluster of close to 1,000 companies that now generates more than $30B in revenue. A member of the Ontario Network... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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