Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce 2018 Innovation Award - Waterloo Region is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of Canada as higher education and creative thinking is fostered through various accelerators, think-tanks and of course, the world-renowned universities and colleges. Students and entrepreneurs from all over the world come to the Region to see their dreams come to life. Awarded to a business or organization that has been in operation for a minimum of one full year, and has created, invented, or developed an innovative product or process, that has resulted in significant and measurable increase in revenue or job creation; productivity or quality, reduction in costs; and/or improvements in service in the following areas: New product(s); Technology; Management; Manufacturing processes;Customer service.
Interface Healthcare Challenge 2017 - Oculys won 3rd place in a global healthcare technology competition, the Interface Healthcare Challenge 2017. This annual competition invites companies across the globe to compete and find the world’s most innovative digital health start-ups. The Top 10 Finalists are chosen in four stages by accelerators from around the world, member voting, a panel of international industry experts, and select sponsors.
Lazaridis Scale-Up Program - Oculys was selected as 1 of 10 of Canada’s most promising emerging technology companies to participate in its inaugural Canadian Scale-Up Program. Each year, the program identifies ten of the most promising technology companies in Canada and brings them together as an elite cohort.
Oculys was selected by the Branham Group as one of Canada’s Top 25 Up & Coming ICT companies in the 2015 Edition of the Branham300. The Branham300 listing defines Canada’s top tier information and communication technology (ICT) companies. Top 25 Canadian Up and Coming ICT Companies are selected based on creativity and innovation whether in a new technology area or optimizing existing technology in an innovative manner.
INGENIOUS Award Winner
On November 12th, 2014, Oculys and St. Mary’s General Hospital received the prestigious ITAC Ingenious Award. This national award celebrates enterprises demonstrating measurable evidence of productivity improvement, efficiency gains, revenue growth, overall business transformation or other organizational outcomes through the innovative use of ICT.
As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, they provide advocacy, networking and professional development services that help companies thrive nationally and compete globally. A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors.
Innovation is about developing a truly innovative product or service that didn’t exist before.
Announced on February 19th, 2015, St. Mary’s General Hospital was recognized for launching real-time emergency department wait times on its website and was the first in Ontario to adopt the technology developed by Oculys Health Informatics. The technology uses more than 800hrs of research and historic and live data from internal reporting systems and converts it into a patient-friendly webpage that is more than 90% accurate in predicting when patients are seen in the emergency department.
The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is a business association of economic development champions. As the voice of business for the Greater Kitchener Waterloo area, the Chamber is a strong advocate for continued development of our community and a partner for prosperity. By working together and focusing on initiatives that support growth, members use the services of the Chamber as an important catalyst for their business success.
Branham300 Top 25 - Oculys ranked 13th in Branham300’s 2013 Top 25 Canadian ICT Up and Comers listing. Companies are selected based on creativity and innovation whether in a new technology area or optimizing existing technology in an innovative manner. The Branham300 is recognized as a national authority in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Branham Group is a leading consultancy, exclusively focused on the technology sector.