Strategic Innovation Fund: Rockport Networks Awarded $12M
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Strategic Innovation Fund: Rockport Networks Awarded $12M

An Ontario-based technology company, Rockport Networks, has received funding from the federal government to develop Networking at the Edge (NATE). The $49.9M project will create software-enabled network systems for data storage, making these systems more energy efficient, as well as faster and more secure. Rockport Networks, located in Ottawa and founded in 2012, specializes in…

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) Awards $5M to Ottawa Tech Company
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Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) Awards $5M to Ottawa Tech Company

The National Research Council (NRC) recently announced a $5M funding award to Ottawa-based Ross Video. The $5M in funding signifies the single largest funding award through the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) and will help the organization to compete with other tech firms on a global level. Funding from this federal program will be disbursed…

FedDev Ontario Funding: Nearly $6.3M Awarded to Bioenterprise
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FedDev Ontario Funding: Nearly $6.3M Awarded to Bioenterprise

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) recently announced nearly $6.3M in funding to create a new network that will help agri-businesses scale up. The funding was awarded to Bioenterprise Corporation, a national, non-profit commercialization accelerator that supports the growth of Canada’s agri-tech industries. Bioenterprise assists businesses at all stages through advisory…

AgriInnovate: $2.5M for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc.
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AgriInnovate: $2.5M for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc.

The Canadian Federal Government recently announced support for the agri-food industry in Nova Scotia that will allow Ocean Crisp Apple Company to invest $2.5M to advance apple processing techniques. The investment will increase facility capacity, improve processing efficiencies, and contribute overall to the apple industry in Nova Scotia – which produces approximately three million bushels…

Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.
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Protein Industries Canada (PIC): $4M for Botaneco Inc.

Botaneco Inc., based out of Calgary, Alberta, is the world leader in the commercial production of oilseed oleosomes. They are an innovative, solutions-focused natural ingredient manufacturer with novel plant-based separation and purification technology used in the global food, feed, and personal care industries. The company was recently announced as the lead applicant for the first…

Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF): $20M for Woodbridge Foam Corporation
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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF): $20M for Woodbridge Foam Corporation

Woodbridge Foam Corporation, based out of Mississauga, Ontario, is a global systems solution provider specializing in fully-integrated foam solutions. These solutions – including polyurethane, polypropylene, polystyrene, and polyethylene – are destined for both automotive and non-automotive markets. The company has recently received Canadian government funding to support facility upgrades and a new research and development…

Celebrate Ontario: Over 250 Festivals & Events Receive $13M+
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Celebrate Ontario: Over 250 Festivals & Events Receive $13M+

As the tourism industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries, events are a great way of demonstrating Ontario’s vast heritage, diversity, and culture. Each year, events and festivals taking place throughout Ontario bring in thousands of visitors, contributing millions of dollars in revenue related to tourism and helping drive the provincial economy. The…

Canadian Wine Industry: $2.3M in AgriAssurance Agriculture Funding
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Canadian Wine Industry: $2.3M in AgriAssurance Agriculture Funding

The government of Canada continues to support the Canadian wine industry to expand and allow the sector to reach international markets. Vineyards in Canada are an important part of the country’s economy and investing in long-term growth is crucial to ensure growers have access to all the necessary tools to produce high-quality products. The Canadian…

Precision Fab Inc. Awarded Over $2M in Canadian Manufacturing Grants
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Precision Fab Inc. Awarded Over $2M in Canadian Manufacturing Grants

Precision Fab Inc. (PFI) is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of metal racking for the automotive, aerospace, and material handling industry. Headquartered in Aylmer, Ontario, the company operates three North American manufacturing facilities and continues expanding its operations through strategic investment projects. In recent years, Precision Fab has used Canadian manufacturing grants to help spur…

Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding
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Green Municipal Fund Awards 15 Projects for a Total of $2M in Funding

To expand the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions involving water, soil quality, and air while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, municipal governments across the country have recently received Canadian government funding. Fifteen innovative green projects have been awarded and will help bring long-term sustainability to communities from coast to coast. 15 initiatives taking place across Canada…