IRAP Provides $1.2 Million in Agriculture R&D Funding to EarthFresh Farms Inc.
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IRAP Provides $1.2 Million in Agriculture R&D Funding to EarthFresh Farms Inc.

EarthFresh Farms Inc. is a Burlington-based business that provides some of the most unique Ontario-grown potatoes consumers can find on local supermarket shelves. They have more than 15,000 acres of exclusive potato varieties which include organically grown potatoes, potatoes with added vitamins and antioxidants, and potatoes designed for baking, roasting, rolling, or mashing. EarthFresh Farms…

BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding
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BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding

The federal government is providing up to $7M to subsidize research into biomasses—plant or animal material used for energy production. The funding will support BioMass Canada (BMC), a research cluster focused on improving technologies for processing agricultural biomass, including waste materials, as a basis for renewable energy. Funding will come from the federal government’s AgriScience…

FedDev Ontario Funding Provides $5 Million To Palette Skills Inc.
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FedDev Ontario Funding Provides $5 Million To Palette Skills Inc.

Palette Skills Inc. is a not-for-profit based out of Toronto, Ontario that helps workers adapt to the rapid changes and new demands in the Canadian job market. Palette Skills Inc. works with companies in growing industries that are having difficulty with filling high-demand jobs, then designs programs that aim to rapidly teach workers the necessary…

Forest Enhancement Society of BC – $27M for Environmental Projects
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Forest Enhancement Society of BC – $27M for Environmental Projects

Thirty-eight organizations in BC have collectively received $27M in funding from the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia (FESBC). Awarded projects will increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned as waste. Instead, the fibre will be transformed into heat energy, electricity, and pulp products (such as paper). Individual FESBC grant…

NRC IRAP: Nearly $250K in R&D Funding for Hamilton Company
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NRC IRAP: Nearly $250K in R&D Funding for Hamilton Company

VoxNeuro has received financial support from the National Research Centre’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) to accelerate the company’s commercialization of the world’s first objective cognitive health assessments. The assessments use EEG-based neuroimaging to diagnose brain injuries in new ways. VoxNeuro received nearly $250K in Canadian research grants for technology that helps identify specific…

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund Supports $10.1M Project for FCA
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Southwestern Ontario Development Fund Supports $10.1M Project for FCA

FCA Canada recently received funding from the Ontario provincial government to support an investment in a new Vehicle Dynamics Simulator (VDS) lab that features the most advanced driving simulation technology in North America. FCA Canada, a subsidiary of FCA US, operates assembly facilities in Windsor and Brampton, Ontario; these facilities produce several Chrysler and Dodge…