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Mohawk College, feds building $9.3M cleantech R&D site in Woodbridge, Ont.

Focused on energy management software and energy storage research, commercialization hub will create 82 jobs

October 7, 2016  by Cleantech Canada Staff

WOODBRIDGE, Ont.—Mohawk College, the federal government and nearly a dozen other partners have announced plans to build a new cleantech research and development site in the GTA.

Destined for Woodbridge, Ont., just north of Toronto, the $9.3 million commercialization hub will focus on developing energy-management software and new energy storage technologies.

FedDev Ontario plans to contribute $4.6 million to the project, while 11 strategic partners—including industrial giant Siemens, Schneider Electric, post-secondary institutions and other energy industry players—will invest the remainder of the funds.

Hamilton-based Mohawk College will spearhead the project—which will be located at the Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge.

The R&D site is expected to create 82 jobs.


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