Northern Ontario Entrepreneur Fund – Grant for Start-Ups

Starting up a business is one of the largest financial investments a person can make. Entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario can receive help through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation’s Northern Ontario Entrepreneur Fund. Through this fund, entrepreneurs can receive financial support to help with the large fiscal demands related to starting your own business. Funding…

Connect Canada Internship

Connect Canada is encouraging the amount of research and development in Canada to increase. The program places graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with private-sector host companies together for research placements. The interns work on projects created by their academic supervisor and the industry partner. This opportunity is funded by Industrial Research-Development Intership (IRDI) through Networks…

Market Your Medical Products International – Ontario Sells Program

You’re an Ontario manufacturing company in the health sector. You have carried out an R&D project, completing pre-commercialization, commercialization, and clinical evaluation of your new innovation. In order to maximize your ROI, you want to maximize your market exposure, however the R&D process is never inexpensive. The Health Technology Exchange (HTX) is providing a solution…

Feasibility Studies Program – Manitoba

The Feasibility Studies Program is a cost-shared study program for Manitoba companies only. There is financial assistance up to 50 percent of the cost to a maximum of $25 000. This incorporates the net sum of all government financial assistance received. This program is for applicants considering investing in a project that could result in…

Tap Into College Resources and Talent – College and Community Innovation Program

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada has developed a foundation for helping colleges increase their capacity to work with local businesses through the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program. Through the CCI, Canadian companies can rely on the wealth of talent and resources in local colleges to carry out applied research…

Ontario Market Investment Fund (OMIF)

The Ontario Market Investment Fund is a $12-million; four-year fund targeted to promote awareness of Ontario-produced foods and encourages the public in Ontario to buy locally. The following are project ideas that qualify for this program: market research, communication and/or marketing projects encouraging local buying of produce. For annual projects, additional grants cannot be applied…

Medical Grant for Clinical Evaluation – Technology Implementation Program

We have profiled how healthcare R&D projects can tap into funds related to pre-commercialization and commercialization of new technologies. Companies that have missed out on, or already benefited from, these funding mechanisms can utilize the Technology Implementation Program (TIP). This program, funded by The Health Technology Exchange (HTX), is designed to assist late-stage testing of…

Broader Public Sector Investment Fund: Promoting Ontario Food

Ontario food producers are being encouraged to promote their products within Ontario. The Broader Public Sector Investment Fund aims to help these Ontario food companies establish the potential market available in the public sector. This fund is designed to create partnerships between the public sector (ie. municipal daycares and long term care facilities, universities and…

Ontario Computer Animation and Special Effects Tax Credit

The Ontario Computer Animation and Special Effects tax credit (OCASE) is a refundable tax credit for corporations that perform eligible activities related to computer animation and special effects. On behalf of Ontario through the federal income tax system, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) runs this program and monitors it. For eligible activities, the credit is…

Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnership Fund

Co-administered by the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund is a program of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. This fund assists Ontario’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster stakeholders in the commercial theatre, film and television, interactive digital media, music and book and magazine industries by supporting partnerships that develop new…