YorkU announces launch of SmartTO, international cybersecurity collaboration


York University recently announced two new initiatives relating to the technology sector. YorkU received a $1.5M contribution from the Government of Ontario’s Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network to launch Smart Mobility Applied Research and Testing – Toronto (SmartTO). Coordinated in partnership with Centennial College, SmartTO will help entrepreneurs, small- and medium-sized enterprises, and start-ups to develop and test innovative automotive technologies and smart mobility solutions. YorkU also recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology. Together, the partners will engage in collaborative activities in the cybersecurity field, such as knowledge exchanges, resource sharing, and joint workshops and conferences.

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