Tag : Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

Atlantic Innovation Fund: $3M for Telecommunications Software

Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Maplewave is a provider of software and retail optimization services for the telecommunications industry. Their platform is a retail management system which provides operations insight and delivers a customer-focused experience. The company has recently received Canadian government funding, which will support their strategic growth plans.

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Atlantic Canada Funding Supports New VR Technology

Sculpin QA has been awarded nearly $900,000 in small business grants and loans to enhance VR technology by developing new tabletop games. The company has strategically leveraged a mix of federal and provincial funding, which will be used to hire additional support staff to develop, test, and market its newest

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Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF): Do You Qualify for Research Grants?

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)’s Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) provides Canadian government grants to support innovative research and development projects. Canadian small business grants can be used to support industry- or non-profit-led research and development (R&D) collaborations with post-secondary institutions and research institutions. Ideal projects should focus on the

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Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)’s Clean Technology Initiative

In 2017, the federal government committed over $2.2 billion to support clean technology initiatives across Canada. Small business funding will help accelerate cleantech research, development, demonstration and adoption projects that encourage growth and expansion. Recently, the government announced it would be supporting businesses through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (AOCA)’s

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Atlantic Innovation Fund Supports 2 Advanced Drone Technology Projects

The Government of Canada recently announced it would be investing a combined total of $5.5M to support two innovative technology development projects. The investment will support research activities for improve drone technologies in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The contribution will be provided through the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF), which supports industry-led research

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Atlantic Innovation Fund: Funding for Research and Development

To be competitive in Canada’s fastest growing technology-driven industries, businesses in Atlantic Canada need to invest in innovative products, processes and services. Although it can be difficult to devote a sizable budget towards research and development, there are ways to reduce the cost and improve the scale of R&D projects.

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