Ontario Centres of Excellence – Discovery 13






  • The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will be holding another edition of their annual Discovery Event Series. OCE Discovery attracts some of Canada’s leading innovators from all industries for a two day networking conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

    When: May 27-28, 2013

    Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre – 255 Front St. W. – Toronto, ON

    Those planning to attend will gain access to one of Canada’s best trade shows, featuring a showcase of leading-edge technologies, innovations, and best practices from various sectors, including health, manufacturing, digital media, as well as clean technologies. Those hoping to learn more about the event can visit the Discovery Website or contact and OCE representative.

    Canadian Business Grants for Event Exhibitions

    The Canadian and provincial governments provide business funding grants for those looking to showcase their latest innovations or services at international business networking events and tradeshows. To learn more about these programs please click one of the links provided below:

    • Export Market Access – Provides up to 50% of eligible expenses to a max of $30k for international tradeshow exhibits and marketing tools.
    • CME Smart Prosperity Now – Provides $75K in non-refundable Ontario Government grants for international expansion and export development projects. Eligible costs include capital equipment, international marketing expenditures, and many others.
    • New Horizons for MedTech Fund – Small business funding grants for medical and health technology manufacturers looking to expand into international markets. Eligible expenses include market research, consumer testing, tradeshow expenditures, and more.

    Learn More About Canadian Government Funding via Mentor Works

    Those looking to learn more about these programs or any other Canadian Government Grants for Small Business are encouraged to contact a member of our team of Ontario Government Funding Experts. Businesses can also learn more about our organization and the Canadian Government Funding Grants by registering for one of our Canadian Government Funding Workshops or signing up for our Weekly Business Funding Grants and Loans Newsletter.

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Mike Pearce

Mike is a Business Development Intern with Mentor Works. He is currently in the midst of receiving his Undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo’s Environment & Business Co-op Program. He plans to specialize his degree in Economics and Environmental Finance.