September 2011 Issue of Regional Innovation News October 17, 2011 RICCentre The September 2011 issue of Regional Innovation News is now available online. Click here to read the full issue or click on the links below to read items of particular interest. News from TRRA: • Proposed feasibility study for a new International Business Development Agency • TRRA publishes Mobile Technologies Innovation Snapshot Local research organizations: • McMaster hosts a high-profile event on international collaboration • President of Czech Republic gives inaugural economics lecture at the University of Guelph • SickKids wins gold for innovative business model • St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton unveils new state-of-the-art surgical centre • MaRS Discovery District receives $1.3 Million from Rockefeller Foundation and J.W. McConnell Family Foundation to launch Centre for Impact Investing In company news: • Eli Lilly Canada and Pfizer, Inc. join the international Structural Genomics Consortium • Segasist Technologies unveils new automated image contouring software in Florida • Mahindra Satyam to develop Ontario Smart Grid Research Center Recent government announcements: • Government of Canada launches new initiative for Canadian clean energy businesses • Federal government announces the inaugural recipients of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships • Wave Accounting Inc. and Guardly to receive government support of nearly $1 million through FedDev Ontario Share your research and innovation news with us. Send your story ideas to Emina Veletanlic.