The Western Innovation Initiative (WINN): Application Deadline October 30th, 2014
The Western Innovation Initiative (WINN): App…
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The second call for proposals for the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN) began at the end of September 2014 and will end on October 30, 2014 at noon (MDT).
WINN is a…

The Western Innovation Initiative (WINN): App…
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Information Sessions in November 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Info…
Posted 3 days ago

Well known for supporting manufacturers and exporters across Canada through various events and resources, including the popular capital equipment funding program, “CME SMART Prosperity Now,” Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)…

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Info…
How to Qualify for YEP Canada Small Business Grants for Hiring
How to Qualify for YEP Canada Small Business …
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The Youth Employment Program (YEP) is a great option for innovative small businesses operating in Canada. The YEP Canada business grants for hiring are offered through the National Research Council’s…

How to Qualify for YEP Canada Small Business …
Receive $10K Towards Workforce Training via the Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)
Receive $10K Towards Workforce Training via t…
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The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is a small business grant that provides businesses with funding for training their employees. Businesses can obtain up to $10,000 per employee to cover 66.67%…

Receive $10K Towards Workforce Training via t…
Webinar: Leverage Grants & Loans to Grow Your Business (Co-hosted By Communitech)
Webinar: Leverage Grants & Loans to Grow Your…
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Mentor Works is proud to continue its support of Communitech, Waterloo Region’s industry-led innovation center. Founded in 1997, Communitech supports a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies employing 30,000 people.…

Webinar: Leverage Grants & Loans to Grow Your…
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Posts Tagged ‘IRAP’

  • 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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  • 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 Business Innovation Access Program (IRAP- BIAP) is a new Canadian government grants program that leverages […]

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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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