How Early Stage SMEs Can Qualify for Investing in Business Innovation (IBI)
How Early Stage SMEs Can Qualify for Investin…
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In the winter of 2013, FedDev Ontario announced the launch of the Investing in Business Innovation. The goal of the program is to assist early-stage businesses in addressing challenges to…

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Celebrate Canada’s National Biotechnology Week 2014 & Access $20K for Hiring
Celebrate Canada’s National Biotechnology Wee…
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Biotechnology is nearly a $90 billion industry in Canada, and growing. Canadian companies are stepping into the forefront of biotechnology through their development of life-saving vaccines and innovative medicines, while…

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Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits
Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grant…
Posted 5 days ago

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.…

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FAQs: NOHFC Expansion Projects Grants for Businesses in Northern Ontario
FAQs: NOHFC Expansion Projects Grants for Bus…
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The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) offers a variety of grants for businesses located in, or expanding to Northern Ontario. The Business Expansion Projects funding program offers financial support…

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Do Family Businesses in Canada Outlast Publicly-held Enterprises?
Do Family Businesses in Canada Outlast Public…
Posted 7 days ago

If you haven’t worked in one, it’s easy to imagine that family-owned and run businesses might be characterized by a rise in conflict and power struggles. These are some of…

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Posts Tagged ‘IRAP’

  • 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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  • NRC-IRAP Announces New $20M Pilot Program: Business Innovation Access Program

    NRC-IRAP Announces New $20M Pilot Program: Business Innovation Access Program

    March 19th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    The Minister of State (Science & Technology), Greg Rickford, and the President of the National Research Council (NRC) were in Brampton, ON to announce a new 2-year pilot funding program called Business Innovation Access Program. Canadian Government Grants to Support Innovative SMEs This new Canadian government grants program leverages the networks and knowledge of the […]

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  • IRAP Canadian Small Business Grants for Technological Innovation

    IRAP Canadian Small Business Grants for Technological Innovation

    March 3rd, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | 2 Comments

    National Research Council Canada (NRC) provides a number of services to growing small to mid-sized businesses across Canada, including providing of financial assistance through NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) to in order to undertake technology innovation.  IRAP funding is typically released on April 1st of every year, which coincides with the start date of […]

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  • 2014 Federal Budget Supports Hiring with Canada Job Grant & $40M for Internships

    2014 Federal Budget Supports Hiring with Canada Job Grant & $40M for Internships

    February 12th, 2014 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | 2 Comments

    The 2014 budget released by the Federal government promises to follow through upon the $15,000 Canada Job Grant while also setting aside $40 million to support up to 3,000 internships in high demand fields. Watch this Video to Learn about some of the Top 15 Funding Programs Offered to SMEs Nationwide The following video outlines […]

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  • Top 4 Government Grants for Ontario SME Export Expansion

    Top 4 Government Grants for Ontario SME Export Expansion

    December 4th, 2013 | Government Funding | Ryan Weaver | No Comments

    More than ever Canada’s economic future will be shaped by the success that the nation’s small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) achieve in global markets –but according to a 2013 report from the Globe and Mail, Canadian SMEs face a number of challenges: A comparatively strong Canadian dollar, Relatively low levels of progress in terms of […]

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