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Strategic Innovation Fund: Research Consortiums and Networks Stream

The Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) is a Canadian government funding program that supports industrial research and development projects. Through the program, Canadian innovators can accelerate technology transfer and commercialization of innovative products, processes, and services. There are multiple streams of the program, including several directed exclusively towards businesses; however, one

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Scaling Manufacturing Production: Problems and Challenges

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the following article are those of the guest author and do not necessarily represent or reflect Mentor Works Ltd.

In an age of lean and just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, rapidly increasing production to meet temporary fluctuations in demand can present challenges.

Upscaling typically requires modifications to

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BCIP Funding Awards $405k Federal Contract for Defence Technology

Morgan Advanced Materials, headquartered out of Windsor, United Kingdom, is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon, and composites. Operating out of 50+ countries, the company is solving challenging technical problems within the healthcare, petrochemicals, transport, electronic, energy, security and defence, and industrial markets.
The company’s

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Export Market Access (EMA): 2018 Program Enhancements

Export Market Access (EMA) is an Ontario government funding program that helps businesses enter and expand their market share in international markets. Companies can receive Ontario government grants to directly offset one-time, project-specific costs such as exhibiting at trade shows, performing in-market research, and upgrading e-commerce to serve a greater

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Ontario Business Events to Attend in July 2018

Small business events provide opportunities for business professionals to grow, network, and stay competitive. Not only are they exceptional learning opportunities 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 July, consider attending a

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