Wolf Steel Creates 176 Jobs, $1.5M Business Funding Awarded
Wolf Steel Creates 176 Jobs, $1.5M Business F…
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Barrie, Ontario based company Wolf Steel, manufacturer of Napoleon branded fireplaces, barbeques, and soon HVAC systems, has received more Canadian government funding to support their continued expansion within Ontario. We…

Wolf Steel Creates 176 Jobs, $1.5M Business F…
NSERC Research Grants for Natural Sciences & Engineering Students
NSERC Research Grants for Natural Sciences & …
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The Canadian federal government knows the importance of tapping into Canada’s post-secondary talent pool to encourage innovation- there are a wide variety of grants and incentives available related to both…

NSERC Research Grants for Natural Sciences & …
The Value of Quantitative Metrics
The Value of Quantitative Metrics
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In recent years the sports world has been dominated by quantitative analysis. In baseball, for example, advanced metrics and the Moneyball approach are incredibly popular as teams compete to find…

The Value of Quantitative Metrics
Three Kitchener-Waterloo Tech Firms Receive $1.775M in Ontario Business Funding
Three Kitchener-Waterloo Tech Firms Receive $1.775M in Ontar…
Posted 3 days ago

The Ontario government is very active in their distribution of Ontario small business funding this month. In addition to the recent FedDev Ontario funding awarded to HubHead ($625K) and MappedIn…

Mitacs Accelerate: Ph.D. Fellowship Grant for R&D Internships
Mitacs Accelerate: Ph.D. Fellowship Grant for…
Posted 4 days ago

The Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. Fellowship grant is a small business funding program that provides companies with access to a Ph.D. fellow for up to three years. This program is designed…

Mitacs Accelerate: Ph.D. Fellowship Grant for…
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Posts Tagged ‘Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)’

  • IRAP Mid-Size Project: Up to 65% R&D Grants for Canadian Businesses

    IRAP Mid-Size Project: Up to 65% R&D Grants for Canadian Businesses

    January 8th, 2015 | Government Funding | Chris Casemore | No Comments

    The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) has helped businesses across Canada improve their commitment to internal research and development, allowing some businesses to use their business funding grants for R&D each year. IRAP continues to evolve their programs around the needs of the business community, as seen in the launch of the Business Innovation Access […]

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  • Business Receives Annual R&D Grants for Small Business 6 Years via NRC-IRAP

    Business Receives Annual R&D Grants for Small Business 6 Years via NRC-IRAP

    November 26th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    Ottawa, ON.  Last week (Nov. 17, 2014) The National Research Council of Canada (NRC)’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) announced that it would fund an Orleans, Ontario robotics firm up to $349,000 to develop and assist in the commercialization of the next generation of unmanned aircraft systems in the 25kg class. This new round of […]

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  • How Long are Grant and Loan Application Approval Times?

    How Long are Grant and Loan Application Approval Times?

    October 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Chris Casemore | No Comments

    A wide range of government funding programs are periodically available to support businesses’ various strategic initiatives. However, applicants should be aware of the turnaround time on submitted applications before committing to a specific Canadian government funding program. Unlike tax credits, which focus on retroactive reimbursement, small business funding grants and loans require applicants to pre-plan […]

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  • YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring

    YEP: Innovative SMEs Can Receive up to $30K in Grants for Small Business Hiring

    October 6th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) offers one of the most generous funding for hiring opportunities available for innovative small and medium-sized businesses in Canada. The funding program is called the Youth Employment Program (YEP) and it is administered through the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP) Canadian Business Grants […]

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  • How to Qualify for IRAP Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP)

    How to Qualify for IRAP Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP)

    September 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Rob Maciel | No Comments

    The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) launched a new funding incentive for small businesses called Business Innovation Access Program (IRAP- BIAP). Launched in April 2014, BIAP is an R&D funding voucher administered by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) as a new program in IRAP’s funding portfolio. The program is suited for small and medium […]

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  • Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

    Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

    September 12th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    There are several options for companies engaged in developing interactive digital media products in Canada, including: Ontario government grants, Canadian small business loans, and both national & provincial tax credits. It is important to understand the difference between these funding instruments in order to maximize a digital media firm’s funding potential while improving project scope, […]

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  • SR&ED vs IRAP: An R&D Funding Comparison & Analysis

    SR&ED vs IRAP: An R&D Funding Comparison & Analysis

    May 27th, 2014 | Government Funding | Chris Casemore | No Comments

    Innovation has been identified by the Canadian government as an area of investment to fuel economic growth and prosperity. Thus, several research and development grants, loans, and tax credit are offered through the government to help promote innovation from Canadian-based corporations. It is important that Canadian SMEs understand the best application of various R&D funding […]

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