Spark Centre Ignites Canadian Innovation with Ontario Power Generation

Ignite is introducing a new category in partnership with OPG. The organization’s inspection and maintenance division is looking to collaborate with external innovators, entrepreneurs, and businesses to develop next-generation technology and realize improvements in the inspection industry. The winner of this category will receive an opportunity to collaborate with OPG in addition to $25,000 of seed funding to further develop their idea.

The OPG category is looking for innovative ideas in the following areas:

•             Automation and Robotics
•             NDE (Non-Destructive Examination)
•             Drones (UAVs – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)
•             Process Management
•             Software Solutions
•             Underwater Inspections (Diving Operations)
•             Laser Scanning/Mapping
•             Data Visualization

Click here for more details. Applications open August 21st and close September 29th.

We’re looking for passionate, hard-working entrepreneurs and innovators who want to make an impact in the energy industry and collaborate with us! This competition is geared towards start-ups and scale-ups incorporated in Canada that have an original technology in the early-stage, that is innovative and not an already existing product or service available for sale. The product or service should provide a solution to a problem within the scope of OPG’s inspection & maintenance division.

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