Canadian Government Funding Event Hamilton Tech Centre

Accessing government funding for the first time might seem daunting without knowing how the process works. If your business is new to the funding landscape, it’s important to understand the different types of funding programs and how to navigate the application process.

Fortunately, Hamilton and GTA-based technology firms can learn more about government funding by attending an upcoming HTC Seminar Series event, presented by the Hamilton Technology Centre.

During the How to Build a Government Funding Plan for Your Business event, attendees will develop an understanding about what government funding is and who it supports, specific government grants and incentives to support technology-based businesses, and how to get started with funding applications. Event participants will form a strategy for how to become eligible for government funding, as well as tap into their first few funding programs.

June 7 Event: How to Build a Government Funding Plan for Your Business

On Thursday, June 7, Mentor Works Ltd. is partnering with the Hamilton Technology Centre (HTC) to host a complimentary event for GTA-based technology innovators interested in tapping into government funding to support their business’ growth.

The session will be led by Mentor Works’ Director of Program Development, Rob Maciel. Rob has extensive knowledge on the top 75+ government funding programs that companies can use to support their growth and innovation; during this session he will curate a list of funding programs directed towards earlier-stage technology companies.

Throughout the workshop, Rob will explain the basic eligibility criteria for government funding programs, including how long companies must be incorporated before they can apply to most government funding programs. He will also illustrate the process of developing and submitting funding applications, including the ideal times to apply for government incentives.

Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018.
Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm.
Location: Hamilton Technology Centre; 7 Innovation Drive, Hamilton, Ontario.
Cost: No charge. Space is limited so attendees are asked to register ahead of the event.

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Event Takeaways

  • Typical eligibility criteria for government funding programs
  • Grants and loans to support the growth of technology companies
  • How to plan and strategically use government funding programs
  • Support services to optimize the funding application process

How to Build a Government Funding Plan: Event Speaker

Rob Maciel
Director of Program Development, Mentor Works Ltd.

Rob MacielAs a senior manager at Mentor Works, Rob works directly with clients across various industries to support their cash flow planning and project funding needs. He has directly overseen over $80M in funding approvals for clients across advanced manufacturing, ICT, and life sciences. Rob provides clients in these sectors with government funding plans uniquely tailored to support their growth objectives.

 

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Posted: May 23, 2018 by Jeff Shepherd. Updated: May 23, 2018 by Jeff Shepherd.

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Jeff Shepherd holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Guelph. He is passionate about Canadian business, economics, and politics. As Marketing Coordinator for Mentor Works, Jeff educates business leaders about proactive funding strategies.

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