The Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation enables manufacturers to develop and commercialize new products or processes with funding and support from post-secondary institutions.
Companies seeking a competitive edge in this culture of innovation, here are three ways a partnership with a postsecondary institution can be beneficial.
Province Brands of Canada, the company that is developing the world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will collaborate with the University of Western Ontario to research innovative yeasts. Financial support for the project will come from a $45,000 research grant from Ontario Centre of Excellence’s (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity
Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS), a leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments, has been awarded research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).
For more than 30 years, MHS has served clients in educational, clinical, corporate, public safety, government, military, pharmaceutical, and research
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is a federal government agency that fosters innovation by encouraging companies to collaborate in post-secondary research projects. After recently changing the way NSERC administers funding, businesses can now choose between two new/updated funding programs, including NSERC Engage Grants and NSERC Alliance Grants.
Since its launch in 2017, Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) has undergone several enhancements to support investments in advanced technology. This includes the launch of a fourth funding stream, Research Consortiums and Networks and more recently, the launch of a fifth stream called “National Ecosystems.” Unlike SIF’s fourth stream, which
Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is a non-profit organization that works with businesses to position the country as a global leader in plant-based products and co-products. Created from the Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI), the Protein Industries Canada program awards government funding to projects that focus on collaborative product,
BioVectra Inc., based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, serves the medical and biotech sectors and manufactures pharmaceutical products. These products have been used in the treatment of illnesses such as kidney disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. The firm has recently received Canadian government funding to support strategic growth
The Natural Sciences Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) is a federal government agency that bridges the research and innovation gap between industry and academia. By supporting collaborative research and development projects, NSERC enables industry innovations while also helping young innovators understand how research can lead to profound economic benefits. Since
EVRAZ North America is a leading producer of engineered steel products for the energy, industrial, and rail industries. Throughout their multiple locations in the United States and Canada, the company employs more than 3,000 people. EVRAZ North America has recently received government funding which will support the costs of facility