Companies seeking a competitive edge in this culture of innovation, here are three ways a partnership with a postsecondary institution can be beneficial.
EUREKA is an intergovernmental network of 41 countries that promotes cooperative innovation across borders. Established in 1985, this program funds international collaborative projects for market-oriented, technology research and development and innovation (R&D&I) between two or more member countries.
By virtue of Canada’s membership with EUREKA as an Associated Country (renewed in
Clearcable Networks, based in Hamilton, Ontario, is a specialized telecommunications technical consulting firm. They focus on the needs of service providers by maintaining existing infrastructure, developing new business revenue streams, and driving new advancements in the global telecommunications sector. Clearcable has already expanded their business into the United States, and
Developing international markets is not an easy process. While there are many ways to identify and enter markets, all pathways require significant time and financial resources to get market traction. Participating in trade shows is a common choice for businesses exploring new export destinations since it has a relatively low
Canada has a strong reputation as a valued trading partner and 2019 is posed to be a notable year for Canadian exporters. More businesses will seize the chance to grow and expand into new markets and drive higher global revenues. While there are significant opportunities available to businesses going global,
Social media marketing is one of the easiest and least financially-demanding strategies your company can use to support sales internationally. Developing a reputable, engaging brand on social sites will funnel traffic to your website and promote sustainable growth in foreign markets. If you have physical operations within the country, it
The Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP) is a research and development funding program that incentivizes global commercialization partnerships. Through the program, Canadian businesses can find international innovators to help further develop and commercialize technologies. Funding offsets a portion of eligible costs associated with technology adaptation, validation, and co-development projects.
CIIP research and
UPDATE: This program was previously called Going Global Innovation (GGI). The content has been updated to reflect the new CanExport Innovation (CXI) name.
The CanExport Innovation (CXI) program provides Canadian government funding for technology partnership development. Through the program, Canadian firms can receive non-repayable grants to secure international partners for research
Development and commercialization of innovative technologies is often a complex process that requires multiple contributors. While most Canadian firms choose to innovate independently, working with research partners offers several benefits. Not only do collaborative research and development projects support improved project outcomes, but they also help control costs and offer
International business travel requires significant research and planning. One of the most critical factors to consider is the culture of the countries(s) you are entering. Each country has a unique culture, and understanding proper international business etiquette not only improves the first impression you make; it will also makes the