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Greetings! Thanks for your interest in Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone. We’re here to provide you with everything you need to develop a story on the DMZ or on one of our teams. Whether you are looking for quick facts, historical context, a quote, photos, or a news release, it is all here. We appreciate your feedback, so please feel free to send us any comments or questions.

Kristen Heredia, DMZ Media Relations Officer, Ryerson University, (416) 979-5000 x.2997, kheredia@ryerson.ca


Press Releases

TOP HOLIDAY TECH BUYS FOR YOUR GADGET GEEK

As CEO of ARB Labs, an interactive digital video technology team at the Ryerson University Digital Media Zone (DMZ), Adrian Bulzacki is always on the forefront of the latest tech items on the market. He has put together the following list of the ...More


DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE LAUNCHES THREE APPS TO RYERSON COMMUNITY

New free apps to help students voice ideas, improve sustainability, connect with employers TORONTO, October 3, 2012 —- Ryerson students, faculty and staff have access to three new free online and mobile services this fall, all developed in ...More


RYERSON PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED BY MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW’S TR35 LISTING OF THE WORLD’S TOP YOUNG INNOVATORS FOR 2012

Hossein Rahnama honoured for his research and development in context-aware computing and ambient intelligence TORONTO, August 21, 2012 —- Ryerson University today announced that Dr. Hossein Rahnama has been recognized as part of MIT’s...More


RYERSON’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE WELCOMES ITS FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL FELLOWS

Seven teams of visiting entrepreneurs from India learn, connect and grow their digital businesses alongside Canadian entrepreneurs in the DMZ’s unique environment TORONTO, July 11, 2012 —- This summer Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ)...More


CDMN MOVES 5TH ANNUAL CANADA 3.0 DIGITAL MEDIA FORUM TO TORONTO FOR 2013

Canada 3.0 co-locates with GRAND 2013 and deploys SoapBox, a Ryerson DMZ-incubated crowdsourcing platform, to gather input into fifth annual event Save the date: May 14-16, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Kitchener, ON and Toronto,...More


FIRMEX SUPPORTS ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH RYERSON UNIVERSITY’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE

Toronto, 19 June, 2012 – Virtual data room provider Firmex is helping to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs by partnering with Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) in Toronto. Firmex will provide virtual data rooms to the DMZ’s...More


RYERSON’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE WELCOMES FOUR INNOVATIVE NEW COMPANIES

Komodo, KytePhone, Electric Courage and Virtual Next are the newest recruits into the DMZ’s collaborative downtown hub TORONTO, June 11, 2012 — Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) welcomes four new companies into its downtown...More


RYERSON’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR VALERIE FOX WINS SARA KIRKE AWARD AS PART OF THE 27TH ANNUAL CATAALLIANCE INNOVATION AWARDS

Award honours women entrepreneurs and innovators in Canada’s technology sector TORONTO, June 5, 2012 — On the evening of Wednesday, May 30th, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) announced the winners of its 27th Annual ...More


HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES VISITS RYERSON UNIVERSITY

Prince Charles tweets about Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone TORONTO, May 22, 2012 – His Royal Highness Prince Charles visited today with students, staff and alumni at Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone. The trip to the technology...More


RYERSON UNIVERSITY’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF INNOVATION

Open House on April 10 reaches out to young entrepreneurs and shares DMZ successes to date: 41 startups incubated and accelerated More than 64 projects initiated 382 jobs created and fostered 8 companies graduated 432 media and industry tours...More