The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) connects innovative entrepreneurs with markets around the world. They are now offering a new Soft-Landing program for eligible SMEs. This network was founded as a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research to create companies, wealth and job opportunities. They have built relationships with nine partners at 15 locations from all across the country. This network spans through various fields that may include, health care, education, and financial services. They aim to accelerate Canada’s digital economy by connecting, collaborating, and commercializing with government, industry and academia.
Canadian Business Grants Program Overview
The Soft-Landing Program is a grant funding for business that provides qualified startups and SMEs exposure to an economy-of-interest by providing them the opportunity to take residence in a partnered facility that offers regional support required to help them grow their business for up to 3 months. CDMN offers three types of landings for startups and SMEs looking to grow their business into net markets. This funding for small business is eligible to Canadian companies who can land anywhere in the world and be connected to a business accelerator centre in a targeted market and qualify for up to $4,000 in reimbursable travel expenses along with having their desk space covered for up to 3 months. Eligible company products and services must be focused on ICT and have potential to grow business in foreign markets.
Applicants open October 15th for landings during January to May 2013.
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