Success Stories

Artisanal granola company, ‘Urban Hippie’ is soon to be stocking the shelves of Metro and Food Basics.

Kingston Ontario, November 2017 

Queen's start-up admitted into Canada's Top Software Technology Accelerator

November 3, 2017 - As originally published by the Queen's Journal. Feature photo credit: Matt Graves, PropertySpark Co-founder

October 31, 2017

Kingston, ON – TECTA-PDS is pleased to announce that the company has been named Ontario Export Awards Finalist in the Clean Technology Category.

They travelled to the other side of the world to put their business plans to the test, and in the end the Spectra Plasmonics team came up victorious at the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition.

As part of their winnings, the team will receive $125,000 in cash and tens of thousands of dollars in services, prizes, including legal, corporate and marketing support.

(From Left to Right: Caroline Godin, Jay MacKinnon, Jordan Nanowski, Jenny Watt, Bahman Kashi, Alexandra Galvin, Aalisha Lakdawala, and Christopher Cotton )

Photo by Garrett Elliott of Garrett Elliott Photography.

Advonex International Opens 12,000 Square Foot Pilot Manufacturing Facility

September 8, 2017

Like every nation, Haiti has limited resources. Prioritization is needed. Understanding the costs and benefits of different policies and proposals can help decision-makers to focus on the most effective investments.

Kingston, ON – Sustainability and ingredient transparency was the notable theme to this years’ NYSCC Suppliers’ Day exhibition. Advonex® International’s Entrada® product line was one of five finalists for “Most Sustainable Raw Material of 2017” award presented by NYSCC Tuesday evening. This exhibition showcases the latest cosmetics and personal care ingredients from around the world.

ONTARIO / BOSTON – Catalytic Innovations, Enviro Ambient Corporation and its affiliate Enviro Innovate, today announced that Catalytic Innovations has won the United Nations Ideas4Change Competition for Sustainable Development.

Loyalist College Entrepreneurial Studies - Business Launch student Brett Lyons has used a wheelchair his whole life. His parents installed wall-mounted grab handles in the family home when Brett was younger but the handles had to be moved every few months to adjust for his growing limbs.