Tag : Pre-Commercialization

Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative: $21M for Alberta Businesses

As the technology landscape constantly evolves, new and upcoming innovations in sectors such as cleantech, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and agriculture are increasing at a rapid place. In order to remain globally competitive, Canada is continuing to invest in businesses to help advance their technologies and get them to market. To

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$470k in BCIP Funding Awarded to Innovative Water Technology Company

The government of Canada has recently awarded Prince Edward Island-based company Island Water Technologies with a federal government contract and research and development grants. This financial support will help the business’ innovative water technology be tested in real-life situations in preparation for entering the marketplace. Funding will allow the company

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$884k Contract Awarded to Military Innovation Through BCIP Funding

Lumiant Corporation, headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, is a market-driven materials science company working to discover, develop, and produce advanced materials for revolutionary products. The company is serving the transportation, defence, and industrial machinery markets, meeting the industries’ needs for products that require mobility, speed, durability, energy efficiency, and lightweight

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Build in Canada Innovation Program Awards $210k for Military Innovation

PRE Labs Inc., headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, is a manufacturer of innovative body armour solutions. They combine the expertise and experience of law enforcement, military manufacturing professionals, scientists, and engineers specializing in polymer chemistry and armour solutions engineering to best serve their clients and maximize protection and safety.
PRE Labs

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Post-Secondary Research Partnerships: Academic vs. Applied Projects

When Canadian businesses face innovation challenges, working with post-secondary institutions can be a great way to overcome them. There are many research support services provided through Canadian colleges and universities; the key is understanding what your project needs to succeed, and who can provide those services. Often, businesses can narrow

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BCIP Funding Awards $405k Federal Contract for Defence Technology

Morgan Advanced Materials, headquartered out of Windsor, United Kingdom, is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon, and composites. Operating out of 50+ countries, the company is solving challenging technical problems within the healthcare, petrochemicals, transport, electronic, energy, security and defence, and industrial markets.
The company’s

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Canada Media Fund Experimental: CMF Funding for Software Projects

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Canada’s software sector is a critical component of our national economy. With more than 33,000 companies, over $61 billion in

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LCIF Grant Spurs CHAR Technologies’ Biocoal Technology Demonstration

CHAR Technologies is a cleantech company specializing in biocarbon development. They produce a proprietary activated charcoal-like material called SulfaCHAR that removes hydrogen sulfide from gas. SulfaCHAR, once used for the gas cleaning application, has further use as a sulfur-enriched biofuel for industrial and agricultural purposes. Although CHAR Technologies is well-integrated

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Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security: Government Contracts

Significant time, talent, and financial resources are required to perform military and defence research and development projects. Bringing innovative ideas through to working prototypes can be an intensive process, and crossing the commercialization hurdle to finding a first-buyer can be even more difficult. Fortunately, Canadian government procurement programs exist to

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