Media Advisory: MP Paul Calandra to Announce New Funding for OCAD University Research Commercialization

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 13, 2011) - MP Paul Calandra (Oak Ridges—Markham) on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, will join OCAD University President, Dr. Sara Diamond, to make an announcement of new funding for the commercialization of 12 innovative research projects.

MP Calandra, OCADU researchers and their SME private sector partners will be available for interviews about their projects. Media are invited to join MP Calandra on a tour of some of OCADU's labs after the announcement.

DATE: Friday, January 14, 2011
TIME: 10 to 11 a.m.
  Lambert Lounge, Room 187 (just left of the main lobby)
  100 McCaul Street
  Toronto, Ontario

Contact Information: OCAD University
Sarah Mulholland
Media & Communications Officer
416-977-6000 Ext. 327 (mobile: Ext.1327)
OCAD University
Steve Virtue
Director, Marketing & Communications
416-977-6000 Ext. 222
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Gary Toft
Director of Communications