Food and Beverage Ontario Sees Opportunity for Local Processors
Food and Beverage Ontario Sees Opportunity fo…
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Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO) uses the term “the Local Food movement” to describe the opportunity for food and beverage processors looking to grow their businesses in Ontario. This food and…

Food and Beverage Ontario Sees Opportunity fo…
Canada, US, Mexico Energy Relationship to Enhance Security, Environmental Performance
Canada, US, Mexico Energy Relationship to Enh…
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On December 15, 2015, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Greg Rickford, was in Washington, D.C. to sign a memorandum of understanding that solidifies an energy relationship that will continue to…

Canada, US, Mexico Energy Relationship to Enh…
Call for Nominations: Food in Canada’s 2015 Leadership Awards
Call for Nominations: Food in Canada’s 2015 L…
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The Food in Canada Leadership Awards are now looking for nominations for the 2015 awards presented by Food in Canada and Grant Thornton. Food and beverage processors will be awarded…

Call for Nominations: Food in Canada’s 2015 L…
Belgium and Canada collaborate on incentive for interactive digital media
Belgium and Canada collaborate on incentive f…
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According to a recent news release from the Canada Media Fund (CMF), the Canadian media support organization is teaming up with “Wallimage” of Belgium to establish a funding incentive to…

Belgium and Canada collaborate on incentive f…
3 KW Region Firms among those Pre-Qualified for Build in Canada Innovation Program
3 KW Region Firms among those Pre-Qualified f…
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Last week (December 10, 2014), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) released a list of firms and their products which have been pre-qualified for the Build in Canada Innovation…

3 KW Region Firms among those Pre-Qualified f…
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Posts Tagged ‘IRAP’

  • 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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  • IRAP Mid-size Projects through IRAP

    IRAP Mid-size Projects through IRAP

    May 23rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) provides Canadian government funding opportunities to small businesses looking to develop or implement innovative technologies and processes. The Canadian grant funding program provided through NRC is called the Industrial Research Assistance Program or “IRAP”. IRAP offers funding for various sizes of projects with the IRAP Midsize project funding […]

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