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What CAP Alberta Funding Programs Can Your Organization Access?

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative that supports businesses and non-profit organizations across the country. It also offers 15 targeted funding programs specifically designed to help grow Alberta agricultural producers, processors, and organizations. These streams of funding, known as CAP Alberta, are an ideal way for the agri-sector

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SD Tech Fund Awards $12M for Clean Magnesium Production Technology

Canadian companies are continuing to develop innovative products and processes to solve environmental challenges. Quebec-based Alliance Magnesium is one of these innovative companies and has recently been awarded clean technology grants for their environmentally friendly mining project. The company has created a clean magnesium technology in efforts to position itself

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What are Technology Readiness Levels (TRL)?

Businesses conducting product development and commercialization activities often refer to a nine-point Technical Readiness Level (TRL) scale. This scale helps categorize development stages which is helpful to define project scope, progress, timelines, and resource requirements.
The TRL scale is a critical project management tool that helps businesses keep track of activities

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[WEBINAR] November 29: Agriculture and Agri-Food Government Funding

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion investment contributed through the federal, provincial, and territorial governments across Canada. It is the primary mechanism used to disburse government agriculture grants and repayable funding contributions to SMEs, non-profits, and other key industry stakeholders.
Canadian agri-food companies should consider tapping into Canadian

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Strategic Innovation Fund: $50M for Steel and Aluminium Industry

The government of Canada has recently awarded Hamilton steel and aluminum producer ArcelorMittal Dofasco with Canadian government funding. Financial support from the government will help the company retain over 6,000 jobs, modernize its facilities to enhance productivity and reduce environmental impact, and sustain its competitiveness and long-term prosperity with global

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What is the Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Futures Program?

New entrants to Ontario’s interactive digital media community must overcome steep knowledge and financial hurdles. There are many obstacles to tackle before software and game developers can launch their first product; this is often a long and complicated process where innovators must tap into several organizations and resources for support.

Fortunately,

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How to Mitigate the Risk of Export Expansion Projects

For many businesses, entering a new market is a risky, time consuming, costly, and stressful endeavor. While businesses that already export can benefit from previous experience, existing processes, and internal know-how when entering a new market, there are still many risks in export expansion.
Risk is amplified for businesses entering their

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SWODF Ontario Business Expansion Funding: Frequently Asked Questions

The Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) Business Stream is a government grant for growth-oriented SMEs. It’s a critical source of capital that enables companies to expand their cash flow during large-scale expansion projects. Funding enables manufacturers and other industrial applicants to enlarge production and warehousing facilities for improved productivity and

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