Ontario Flagship Program – Anchoring Global Medical R&D to Ontario

The Health Technology Exchange is providing assistance to Ontario-based medical manufacturers looking to keep large-scale global R&D projects in Ontario. The Ontario Flagship Program aims to take advantage of Ontario’s high-skilled researchers and resources by providing financial aid to keep R&D activities from being outsourced internationally. Funding Amount & Eligibility The Ontario Flagship Program is…

Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF)

The Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund co-invests, with qualified venture capital funds and other private investors, directly into companies working within the focus areas defined by Ontario’s Innovation Agenda including clean technologies, life sciences and advanced health technolgies, digital media and information and communications technologies. The OETF is a $250 million fund that will provide a…

Ontario IT Companies Meet in Asia this November

Ontario informational technology companies should keep a close eye on the ICT Mission to Japan and Korea this November. The event is a collaborative effort by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the Canadian Embassies in Japan and Korea. Participating companies will learn how to effectively enter the Japanese wireless market, participate…

Community Access Program – Youth Initiatives (CAP)

Coordinated by Industry Canada’s Community Access Program and funded through the Youth Employment Strategy of Canada, the Community Access Program’s youth initiatives aims to employ and provide opportunities for young Canadians between the ages of 15 and 30, mostly students, recent graduates, or the under-employed or unemployed. The purpose of the program is to encourage…

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…

Agriculture 2.0 Global Investments – Sustainable Agriculture Event

Canadian agriculture has faced considerable change and advancement throughout the 20th century. As the industry faces new challenges in the 21st century, the issue of sustainable agriculture has gained popularity worldwide. In November, the Guelph agricultural firm, Bioenterprise, is hosting the Agriculture 2.0 Global Investments event to focus on this key topic. When: November 7-8,…

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…