Government Funding

How to Qualify for Mitacs Elevate Research Grants

Mitacs Elevate is a collaborative research and development program that connects PhD fellows to industry partners. Through the program, businesses receive funding to hire a PhD fellow for a minimum one year (ideally two years) with the intentions of using their knowledge to breakthrough innovation challenges. PhD fellows will spend

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Canadian Business Funding for Apprenticeships

As Canadian businesses become more innovative and technology-driven, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find the skilled workers they require. Most industries are feeling the effects of this widening skills gap, perhaps few more than the manufacturing sector where upwards of 35% believe they do not have sufficient talent.

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Trillium Manufacturing Network Releases Interactive Business Directory

The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing (also referred to as the Trillium Manufacturing Network) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ontario’s manufacturing industry. Funded through the Canadian federal and provincial governments, the Trillium Manufacturing Network is uniquely focused on helping Ontario manufacturers grow through mentorship and collaborative research opportunities.

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Do you Qualify for The Early Stage Exporters Fund?

The Early Stage Exporters (ESE) program is an Ontario government grant that stimulates and de-risks export development projects. Through enhanced access to funding, startups and small businesses can travel to export markets and develop relationships with potential customers through attending trade shows. These types of projects are expected to lead

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Ontario Greenhouse Cucumbers Thrive in New Export Markets

Between 2014-2015, Canadian greenhouse growers participated in a series of trade missions in Asia that helped boost consumer demand for Ontario-grown produce. Thanks to successful export marketing efforts in Hong Kong and China, Ontario greenhouse cucumbers are now generating new international revenues for agri-food businesses.

This exporting opportunity was identified

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Do You Qualify for GCII Ontario Commercial Greenhouse Grants?

The Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative (GCII) is an Ontario government funding program designed to support commercial greenhouses increasing competitiveness, entering new markets, or expanding current markets. It offers government grants to de-risk and incentivize investments, therefore helping greenhouse growers become more efficient and cost-competitive.
 With GCII grants, Ontario greenhouse growers may receive up

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