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May 2nd, 2014

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April 6th, 2013

Vida featured in Financial Post article

Fred Davies, an angel investor, calls Vida is "a total game changer" in the catalytic converter industry.

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September 6th, 2013

Heads up, Canadians: it's roundtable season!

Vida Holdings was featured in a CBC News Inside Politics Blog.

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September 6th, 2013

Minister Goodyear Visits Vaughan to Discuss Future Plans for Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity.

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of Sate for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and Julian Fantino, Member of Parliament for Vaughan and Minister of Veterans Affairs, while in Vaughan took a tour of Vida Holdings Corp. who received on investment from FedDev Ontario. Since FedDev Ontario's launch in 2009, there has been great progress in creating jobs and improving the economy. 

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August 8th, 2013

Vida Holdings Receives Vital Support from FedDev Ontario

Snap Woodbridge has featured an article on Vida Holdings Corp. and their support from the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation and Member of Parliament for Vaughan. This article discusses the Vida Holdings Corp.- FedDev event at York University and the investment they received for $750,000.

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July 2nd, 2013

Media footage of Vida Holdings event at York University, Ontario

York University Alumnus Stefano Plati received an investment for his company Vida Holdings from the Federal Government to continue to develop his innovative catalytic converter. The success of the project highlights how York University graduates and researchers are using science and engineering to address problems such as smog.


The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation and Member of Parliament for Vaughan, announcing funding for Vida Holdings Corporation through FedDev Ontario's Investing in Business Innovation initiative.

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From left to right; Stefano Plati, CEO and Founder of Vida Holdings Corp.; Minister Julian Fantino, MP for Vaughan; Robert Hache, VP Research and Innovation, York University; Dr. Voislav Blagojevic, CTO for Vida Holdings Corp.

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An explanation and discussion about Vida Holdings' Technology.

July 9th, 2013

FedDev Announcement Featured In Article On

The Website featured an article from the North York Mirror on July 2nd, 2013 about the FedDev announcement for Vida Holdings Corp.'s new technology at York University. The article discusses the event at York University as well as Vida's hard work over the past few years.

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July 3rd, 2013

Funding announcement for Vida Holdings Corporation through FedDev Ontario's Investing in Business Innovation initiative

On July 2nd, 2013, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Member of Parliament for Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario was at York University to announce an investment in Vida Holdings Corp.The Government is providing help through Canada's Economic Action Plan 2013 by assisting innovative businesses to create high-value jobs and markets.

More information at FedDev Ontario.


March 7th, 2012

Vida Holdings has been highlighted as one of Automotive Partnership Canada's featured projects in an article published on its website.

The article, titled "Canadian Technology Will Help Automakers Meet New Emission Standards," describes how Vida's patented MCCC technology can play a large role in achieving government-mandated reduction of vehicular emissions. As the article mentions, once large-scale testing is complete, Vida will begin selling the MCCC to any and all automotive companies.

The full article is available on the APC website.


January 24th, 2011 

Vida Holdings featured at "Global Horseshoe Venture Forum" session

Please join Tim Ley to hear him talk about Vida Holdings as an early stage development company with a vision for converting cleaner air into commercial reality. GHVF is an industry lead, non-profit organization that was established in 2000 with the mandate of fostering the growth of entrepreneurs by connecting new businesses to investors and business service providers.


November 20th, 2011 

Vida Holdings attends "Holiday Soiree: A Celebration of the Season"

Vida Holdings is pleased to be attending "Holiday Soiree: A Celebration of the Season" on December 1, 2011 at 7:00 pm, sponsored by McMaster Innovation Park and Innovation FactoryPlease join us for an evening of cheerful cocktails, traditional treats and spirited networking. With sparkling decor, merry music and a live performance by Oceanship, this exclusive fete is not to be missed! Support the community food drive by bringing a non-perishable food item that will be donated to a local charity.


September 8th, 2011 

Vida Holdings Corp gives seminar at McMaster Innovation Park

Please join Ken Barclay and David Plati as they speak about what motivated them to become technology entrepreneurs and the challenges of bringing the MCCC to the seemingly impenetrable automotive market. This event is part of the Innovation Breakfast series that provides business people in the Golden Horseshoe area an opportunity to discuss challenges they are facing in their business and forge partnerships.


September 3rd, 2011 

Vida Holdings will be presenting at the 17th DEER Conference in Detroit, Michigan. 

For more than a decade, the DEER (Directions in Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Research) Conference has been the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) primary mechanism for the public exchange of state-of-the-art advanced combustion engine research and development. We hope you'll join us for an opportunity to get hands-on experience with new technology and speak with experts from the leading companies in the industry.


August 17th, 2011

Vida Holdings has been selected as a top 10 finalist in the Lion's Lair competition!

Vida Holdings will join other aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators facing a panel of Hamilton’s top business executives to solicit up to $100,000 to get their companies off the ground.  10 finalists, chosen from 60 applicants, pitch their idea to a panel of experts in a television studio environment. Their video shorts will be presented at the Lion’s Lair investment forum on September 14, 2011 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre, where $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the panel.

Click play to listen to Vida Holdings' radio pitch.