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Qualify for Automotive Innovation Fund: Fuel-Efficiency Tech Research

Qualify for Automotive Innovation Fund: Fuel-Efficiency Tech Research

Since its inception in 2008, the Canadian government funding program Automotive Innovation Fund (AIF) has awarded over $468 million in support. This funding fuels automotive R&D projects aimed at improving fuel-efficiency and lowering the environmental impact of automobiles. Canadian businesses awarded with funding include Toyota, Ford, Linamar, and Magna International. The program was renewed in 2016…

Steel Manufacturer Awarded $60M in Ontario Government Funding

Steel Manufacturer Awarded $60M in Ontario Government Funding

Essar Steel Algoma is a northern Ontario steel manufacturer operating from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Their products, including rolled sheet and plate metal, service customers in a variety of automotive, manufacturing, construction, and energy industries. Essar Steel has recently been announced as the recipients of $60 million in Canadian government funding, which will provide capital…

CHAR Technologies Receives $750k in SD Natural Gas Grant Funding Win

CHAR Technologies Receives $750k in SD Natural Gas Grant Funding Win

In the first-ever investment of the SD Natural Gas Fund, Cambridge, Ontario-based CHAR Technologies Inc. will receive $750,000 in Canadian government grant funding. As part of SDTC, (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) the SD Natural Gas Fund supports the development and demonstration of new downstream natural gas technology. CHAR Technologies Inc. will use the Canadian government…

Attend the CME SMART $100K Equipment Grant Info Webinar

Attend the CME SMART $100K Equipment Grant Info Webinar

Southern Ontario manufacturers focused on exporting outside of Canada should take note of a newly launched grant. The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) association is providing established manufacturing businesses with funding to support the assessment and adoption of advanced technologies. Interested in learning more? Register for our free upcoming informational CME SMART Advanced Technologies for…

CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth Program: Now Live

CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth Program: Now Live

The Advanced Manufacturing Summit in Hamilton, Ontario was the backdrop to a significant funding announcement on November 17, 2014. The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) association received $20 million in funding for its CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth grant program. The program is being supported by the FedDev Ontario program, Investing in Business…

MaRS Embark Funding for Hiring Program for Ontario Tech Start-ups

MaRS Embark Funding for Hiring Program for Ontario Tech Start-ups

MaRS Embark Funding is a wage subsidy offered through MaRS and your local Regional Innovation Centre (RIC). Embark offers up to $20,000 in funding to hire a young professional (between the ages of 22-29) for a business role who will work with the venture to help reach specific goals or milestones. The business is required…

Growing Forward 2 Ontario Processors Project Implementation –FAQ’s

Growing Forward 2 Ontario Processors Project Implementation –FAQ’s

The Project Implementation stream of Growing Forward 2 is designed to help Processors who have completed one or more capacity building activities, move forward and solve a risk or issue that was discovered in the Capacity Building Stage. Although it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended to complete a Capacity Building project before applying…

Government Funding & Export Development Workshop in Toronto –February 13th ’14

Government Funding & Export Development Workshop in Toronto –February 13th ’14

Mentor Works’ Founder & President, Bernadeen McLeod will once again join Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Export Development Canada (EDC) for a government funding and export development workshop in Toronto, Ontario.  This event will be exclusively for Knowledge-based industries in technology, software development, MedTech, as well as any form of Research and Development. Canadian…

Growing Forward 2 Small Business Grants Ontario for Project Implementation

Growing Forward 2 Small Business Grants Ontario for Project Implementation

Growing Forward 2 Ontario is offering Ontario small business grants. These are for Processors who have completed Capacity Building activities and are ready for the Project Implementation stage. Projects for this stream of Ontario small business grants funding should address a risk or issue identified in the Capacity Building stage. Project Implementation Ontario business grants are available…

Business Grants Ontario:  IESO Conservation Fund Overview

Business Grants Ontario: IESO Conservation Fund Overview

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is responsible for coordinating province-wide conservation efforts, planning the electricity system for the long term, and contracting for clean electricity resources. Their goal is to transform Ontario’s electricity system by helping to reduce energy use, maintain reliability, and establish a clean, modern and cost-effective power grid for a sustainable future.   As…