Ontario tech businesses generate good middle class jobs, drive innovation, and improve the overall economic health of Canada. To continue to secure Canada as a leader in tech, the federal government has invested into three innovation networks along the Waterloo–Toronto–Ottawa corridor. These innovation hubs will join forces and implement the
Daisy Intelligence is a Vaughan, Ontario-based data analytics firm that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help businesses understand complex problems and make smarter operational decisions. Earlier this year, Daisy was announced as a recipient of the recently launched FedDev Ontario Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program. Daisy will use this
Canada’s steel and aluminum supply chain faces greater global competition than ever before, and recent international trade disputes have had significant impact on businesses that use these raw materials. Many companies are experiencing cost increases and a more difficult export environment, but this doesn’t mean that Canadian firms using steel
The Bioenterprise Corporation is Canada’s leading agricultural technology commercialization accelerator, dedicated to transforming cutting-edge innovations into commercial success. The company provides strategic connectivity, industry and technical expertise, and customized business advisory services to help advance innovative agri-businesses. Bioenterprise has recently received Ontario government funding which will allow them to increase
Dr. Oetker is a German-based producer of baking ingredients, desserts, and frozen pizzas. The company operates in over 35 countries, with production facilities in 15, including Canada. It maintains a dominant market share here in Canada; as of 2017, Dr. Oetker’s frozen pizzas accounted for one of every three pizzas
The Canadian Federal Budget 2018 was released last week to much interest from business leaders and industry analysts. This year, innovation was again a top priority of the federal government, highlighted by the increase in funding support for several research and development funds. Unlike the previous two Liberal budgets, however,
Please Note: Export Market Access is now closed and not accepting further applications. For trade show grants and other forms of export support, learn more about the CanExport program.
When exploring new international markets, trade shows are an excellent opportunity to gain brand exposure with a physical presence. These events can help your
The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) is a long-term self-sustaining program that provides repayable funding for Ontario-based small and medium-sized businesses. Through the program, innovative high-growth companies may access funding to support scale-up costs.
With SOFII, southern Ontario SMEs may access small business loans valued up to 50% of project
The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing (also referred to as the Trillium Manufacturing Network) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ontario’s manufacturing industry. Funded through the Canadian federal and provincial governments, the Trillium Manufacturing Network is uniquely focused on helping Ontario manufacturers grow through mentorship and collaborative research opportunities.
Ontario manufacturer, Pan-Oston Ltd., has been awarded up to $100,000 in Ontario small business grants to create new jobs at its facility in Peterborough. The Government of Ontario’s investment will also allow the business to generate a network of manufacturers to attract new clients to the region area by highlighting