ITAC Online - The Green ICT Issue - April 2010

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Put your hands together

By definition, the Canadian Corporate IT Hero Award recognizes a for-profit public or privately-owned business that can demonstrate the creative application of ICT in improving the lives of Canadians.

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Vertigo Away

Dr. Matthew Bromwich, CEO of Clearwater Clinical Ltd.

Dr. Matthew Bromwich, CEO of Clearwater Clinical Ltd.

One of the world’s most common diseases is also simultaneously one of the easiest to cure and misdiagnose. According to Ottawa-based MD, Dr. Matthew Bromwich, CEO of Clearwater Clinical Ltd., the stats are dizzying. That’s why he and his team of medical and ICT professionals worked together to create the mobile application, DizzyFix, which can help cure vertigo on the spot.

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U Have the Power

Alia El Banna, CEO, Kiwi Choice

Alia El Banna, CEO, Kiwi Choice

For Alia El Banna, CEO of Ottawa-based Kiwi Choice, one great idea wasn’t enough. No, she would bring not one but two innovative ideas together to create her company’s solar powered mobile device charger, the Kiwi U-Powered.

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Scanning the Aisles

Michael Kwiecien, founder of Waterloo-based Visdatec Inc.

Michael Kwiecien, founder of Waterloo-based Visdatec Inc.

It is often said the key to a successful business idea, product or service is a gaping hole within a market that needs filling. When Michael Kwiecien, founder of Waterloo-based Visdatec Inc., realized there was essentially no technological product or service designed to help food allergy sufferers identify food allergens in the products they buy, he had discovered just that hole.

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