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NGen Manufacturing Program: Receive up to $250k Via the Pilot Project Stream

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is an industry-led, non-profit organization dedicated to building next generation manufacturing capabilities. It is one of five “superclusters” created from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative and maintains a pool of funding to award to competitive member-based projects. This pool of funding created the NGen Manufacturing Program,

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Place to Grow: Agri-Food Innovation Initiative: Apply by January 27, 2020

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative that provides funding from all levels of government to support a growing, investment-driven agriculture and agri-food sector. It provides some funding supports on a national level, while other supports are provided on a province-by-province basis.

Ontario’s suite of grants and incentives, CAP

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SSHRC Impact Awards – $300K to Groundbreaking Canadian Researchers

Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has granted $300K in funding to pioneering research projects, through the Council’s Impact Awards. The Awards are given out annually to recognize Canada’s outstanding scholars in the social sciences and humanities for work that impacts businesses, communities, and governments.

The Impact Awards—which include

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Ontario Small Business Events to Attend in December 2019

Small business events provide opportunities for business professionals to grow, network, and stay competitive. Not only are they exceptional learning forums where one can hear industry leaders speak, but they also enable attendees to network with peers, connect to customers, learn about competitors, and spark innovation.
This December, consider attending a

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Can SMART Goals Really Improve Employee Performance?

There is an abundance of research that suggests that helping employees set specific, difficult goals leads to higher performance. In an article in American Psychologist, Edwin Lock and Gary Latham indicate through their investigations on goal setting and motivation that when managers and employers help employees develop clear, challenging goals,

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