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At HalTech we get you!

Not everyone relates to the entrepreneur's passion, tenacity and focus for an intangible idea that they hope to one day make real. A veteran entrepreneur recently said that after 30 years his Mother still doesn't know what he does.

Belonging to a community of like-minded individuals is essential for both personal and professional growth. The HalTech community is not only made up of entrepreneurs but also of people who care about you and your business success.

HalTech offers many opportunities for networking with fellow entrepreneurs, such as our Peer2Peer groups, where best practices and experiences are shared, our Need2Know seminars and workshops that provide business education and training, and our Get On Board information sessions that explain HalTech's services and how we can help your business start, grow and succeed.

As a HalTech community member you will find the camaraderie and support you need to keep your passion, tenacity and focus alive.

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Read on to learn what's happening in the HalTech and Halton communities.

HalTech Happenings
Get On Board With HalTech

August 20, 2015  10am-12pm


Are you a tech entrepreneur looking to accelerate your business to the next level? Or perhaps you're a seasoned professional in business innovation and want to share your expertise by mentoring entrepreneurs? 


Then look no further, HalTech is the place for you!


Get on board with HalTech, join our community and learn about our events and 

Business Innovation Services program that we like to call, HalTech HEAT.


HalTech Peer2Peer


August 26, 2015   7-9pm

Back by popular demand!


Are you a tech entrepreneur with a story to tell? 

Are you looking for answers to your  

start-up questions? Want to talk about the latest and greatest in the world of digital media and ICT?


Then meet-up at HalTech's Peer2Peer! 


Our Team Is Growing
HalTech CEO & President

We want to welcome our new CEO & President, Rina Carlini, who joined HalTech on July 6, 2015. 
Rina Carlini is an accomplished business leader with 20 years industry experience in science and technology innovation, commercialization and developing new ventures in the areas of advanced materials, cleantech, nanotechnology, process manufacturing, and life science. Her credentials include a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Waterloo, certificates in Executive Management from McMaster University's DeGroote School of Business and in Business Model Innovation from Harvard University, and Green-belt certification in Lean Six Sigma Design for Innovation. 
Rina is very committed to helping technology companies achieve business success, which she demonstrates through her volunteer work on non-profit boards (Nano Ontario and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology), and serving on grant funding committees including NSERC Research Partnerships Programs, Canada Foundation for Innovation and Ontario Centres of Excellence. Originally from Montreal, Quebec and fluently trilingual, Rina lives in Halton region with her husband and two children.

Office Programs & Events Coordinator

We also want to welcome Izabela Goclik to our team. Izabela graduated from York University with an honors BA in Mass Communications. She has an extensive background in both public and private corporate areas and a broad range of professional administrative skills. Having held positions in development, retail, investment and the medical field, Izabela is able to translate her experience into optimizing the day-to-day operations of HalTech. In her free time, she enjoys photography and yoga.

Community Corner
Oakville Hospital Construction Reaches Important Milestone


Ontario Improving Access to Health Services for Patients in Oakville


Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Patients are one step closer to improved access to hospital services in Oakville. Construction of Halton Healthcare's new Oakville Hospital has reached substantial completion, meaning the building's exterior and interior are now finished.


Lean, Green & Connected:
Innovative Industrial Buildings for Advanced Manufacturing

Is your company already located here but you are thinking of moving to a new facility? Are you planning to locate a new plant in Burlington? BEDC can help.


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Burlington Is Creating A New Strategic Plan

To help set priorities for the future of Burlington, the City of Burlington is engaging with the community to develop a new strategic plan.


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Oakville's Sheridan College Is New Home For Community FIRST Robotics Team  

Student will build a robot for world championship.


By Bob Mitchell


He swam competitively at the national level for six years out of the Mississauga Aquatics Club, but Andrew George's real love has always been engineering - and building robots.


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Meetup #70: Windows 10, 
Ask Us Anything

August 11, 2015  7-9pm


Don't miss seeing Windows 10 here first. With the imminent July release of Microsoft's next operating system, you probably have questions. Many questions.


Metroland Building Community Connections

Halton Metroland employees rolled up their sleeves on Friday as they helped to frame walls for the Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga's latest Burlington build site on Glendor Avenue. The project at the northeast corner of Plains Road East and Glendor Ave. includes 12 three-story back-to-back townhouses and one one-story accessible unit. The development will feature a mix of one, two and three bedroom units.


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