Author: Myra

Optimizing Your Factory Layout for Increased Productivity

A poorly organized factory layout and workspace could be costing your business a lot of money. Do you know how much time your employees waste moving back and forth searching for tools, how often aging equipment breaks down, and if workers are satisfied with the current workflow?
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$17.4M in Canadian Government Funding Awarded for Xylitol Production

The Government of Canada and the Province of Quebec have recently awarded clean technology grants to Fortress Global Enterprises, a Vancouver company making biomass-based products. The funding will directly support construction of a xylitol demonstration plant for Fortress Global Enterprises’ dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec to test an innovative

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Build in Canada Innovation Program Awards $210k for Military Innovation

PRE Labs Inc., headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, is a manufacturer of innovative body armour solutions. They combine the expertise and experience of law enforcement, military manufacturing professionals, scientists, and engineers specializing in polymer chemistry and armour solutions engineering to best serve their clients and maximize protection and safety.
PRE Labs

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Canada Media Fund Awards $9.5M to Interactive Digital Media Projects

Twelve media companies operating out of Canada have received Canadian government funding for their interactive digital media projects. The awarded projects will include eight games, two software applications, and two rich interactive media applications. This funding has become available through the first round of the Canada Media Fund (CMF) 2018-2019

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AgriScience Invests $6.3M into Agronomy Research for Crop Management

As Canada’s average crop area per farm now accounts for nearly 60% of total farm area, constant research and innovative management practices are crucial for Canadian crop protection. In order to keep farmers competitive, the Western Grains Research Foundation has recently received funding for agronomy research.
The Western Grains Research Foundation

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$4.4M in Canadian Government Funding Supports Bioscience Technology

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island-based biotechnology firm Somru BioScience has recently received a combination of grants and loans from Canadian government funding programs. This support will allow the company to accelerate research and development activities, provide comprehensive and innovative bioanalytical solutions, and create long term economic growth in Atlantic Canada.
Somru BioScience

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AgriMarketing Awards Canadian Agriculture Industry’s Ginseng Sector

The Canadian ginseng sector is the largest field-grown horticultural export in North America. To continue market growth within the Canadian agri-food industry and enhance its competitiveness, the Ontario Ginseng Growers’ Association (OGGA) has received federal government funding support by way of export marketing grants.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriMarketing program has

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$356k in Agriculture Grants Awarded to Canadian Agri-Food Sector

The government of Canada has presented Soy Canada and Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) Canadian government grants. This funding investment supports Canada’s grains and oilseeds sector as a global supplier of agri-food products that creates jobs, economic wealth, and exporting opportunities for Canada.
$355,710 in funding for agriculture products has been

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Energy Innovation Program Awards $2.2M In Clean Technology Grants

Canada continues to transition and evolve to support a low-carbon future and reduce pollution. One of the industries making changes is the Canadian oil and gas sector. Recently, two Alberta businesses received federal government funding for projects to reduce methane emissions and help Canada achieve long term climate goals.
Clearstone Engineering

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