COFOVO EnergyFounder and CEO Richard Beal, has been awarded the prestigious Martin Walmsley Fellowships for Technological Entrepreneurship from Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). The award was presented at OCE’s 2013 Annual General Meeting on October 29 and provides $100,000 in funding over two years.
“These researchers are creating and commercializing the ground-breaking technologies that OCE is proud to support and help to advance through the marketplace,” said OCE President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr. “At the heart of Dr. Walmsley’s original vision for the Ontario Centres of Excellence was the kind of collaboration, innovation and creativity these recipients embody. We congratulate the researchers and companies involved and look forward to their continued success.”
“These individuals and companies are shining examples of the vast depth of talented, research-based entrepreneurs we have attracted and cultivated in Ontario,” said Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation. “Support for individuals like them is essential to ensuring Ontario continues to create and sustain jobs while remaining a world-leader in innovation.”
Homepage banner image, from left to right: Tom Corr, President and CEO of OCE, Michael Nobrega, Chair of the Board, OCE, Hon. Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation, Richard Beal, Founder and CEO of COFOVO Energy.