Entry to Food Processing Training Program for Student Placement

Food processors in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have an opportunity to participate in the four-week work placement portion of an Entry to Food Processing Training Program. This nine-week program is being funded by the City of Toronto and begins in July 2012. The Entry to Food Processing Training Program is a great way for…

ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative 2012 Deadline Extended

The deadline for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s business funding grants towards the construction or expansion of biofuels facilities, has been extended to September 30th, 2012. ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative (ecoABC) now has an extended deadline to allow eligible projects to secure the necessary financing and complete construction. Government Funding For Business in Agriculture Industry This…

RIC Business Event – Industry Support for Advanced Manufacturers

The Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RIC) is holding their final session of the six series event; Innovate Forward. The Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RIC) provide support to young entrepreneurs and Canadian SMEs by providing funding for small business and professional workshops that look to improve the competitiveness and efficiencies of those who choose to participate….

CME SMART Prosperity Now Program Still Accepting Applications

As previously mentioned, the CME SMART Prosperity Now Program had recently launched another round of informational workshops throughout May and June. This Canadian government funding for business is for manufacturers with an export focus on commercializing new technologies, investing in sustainable and green technology, entering new domestic and foreign markets, and purchasing new or upgraded equipment…

Ontario Centres of Excellence – OCE Market Readiness Program

Throughout Ontario, thousands of researchers are developing new and innovative solutions to common problems faced by Canadian Industries. The Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) Market Readiness program has been put into motion to help advance the research of publicly funded laboratories to the next stages of commercialization and product development. The program’s small business funding…

AgriProcessing Initiative

The AgriProcessing Initiative (API), mentioned in May’s blog has since been oversubscribed and is now closed for the year. This Canadian Government funding initiative provided support to existing processing companies that wished to adopt new technologies and processes necessary to sustaining today’s global marketplace. Though this funding for small business is now closed, there is…

Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) – Agricultural Research and Development Funding

Although the program is currently closed, the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) has been providing valuable Canadian Government funding for small business ventures in the agriculture/agri-food based sectors since 2009. The program was given a five-year timeline to allocate $163 million in Canadian Government Grants to support those businesses that are looking to pilot new…

Government Funding for Research And Development in Canadian Mining Sector

The Ontario Centres of Excellence and the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation have recently partnered with the Mining sector and NSERC to provide $2 million in Canadian Government funding for university and industry based transformative research & development projects in productivity, energy, water and waste related to Ontario’s Mining Industry and its Value Chain….

Investment Cooperation Program (INC) Government Funding for Business

In an effort to stimulate economic growth in developing countries, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada have created the Investment Cooperation Program (INC) as part of Canada’s Official Development Assistance spending initiative. Depending on the activity, eligible firms can receive 50%-75% of cost-sharing up to $955,000 in Canadian government grants to support to Canadian firms…

Health Technology Exchange (HTX) Funding Opportunities

Health Technology Exchange (HTX) Funding Opportunities

The Health Technology Exchange (HTX) supports both emerging and established Ontario-based companies to develop, produce, and commercialize innovative market-leading Medical and Assistive Technologies (MATs). They offer support services and government funding for small business, providing organizations with consulting personnel in areas related to regulatory affairs, clinical evaluations, marketing, marketing intelligence, and grant funding for business….