Can Innovative Research and Development Boost Canada’s Economy?
Business Strategy

Can Innovative Research and Development Boost Canada’s Economy?

Can industry-led research and development help Canada transition to a knowledge-based economy? The Government of Canada thinks so, and has been calling on businesses across the country to become more innovative by all means possible. Since the Liberal government took power in Canada, there has been a stark contrast in the way economic development has…

How Can Canadian Businesses Innovate on a Global Scale?
Business Strategy

How Can Canadian Businesses Innovate on a Global Scale?

Recently, “innovation” has become one of the most popular buzzwords in Canadian business, politics, and the economy. While there are many definitions of innovation, it can simply be stated that innovation entails revolutions to make the subject matter faster, more efficiently, or simply better than previous version, sometimes creating a completely new product/technology category altogether….

How to Qualify for Research Project Hiring Grants
Government Funding

How to Qualify for Research Project Hiring Grants

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is a government funded agency that supports the development of Ontario’s economy by creating jobs and enabling breakthrough research. Through its R&D Project Hiring Grants program, OCE supports a vibrant, sustainable research and innovation advantage for businesses in Ontario. Through the program, businesses can hire an academic researcher for up…

R&D Project Hiring Grants for Interns and PhD Fellows
Government Funding

R&D Project Hiring Grants for Interns and PhD Fellows

Funded by the Government of Ontario, the R&D Project Hiring Grants program provides a unique opportunity for businesses to hire an academic researcher for a 4-12 month period. This will enable businesses to break through innovation challenges and complete projects otherwise impossible or too costly. Ontario businesses can receive up to 50% of wages to a…

R&D Project Hiring Grants: Funding to Hire a PhD Researcher
Government Funding

R&D Project Hiring Grants: Funding to Hire a PhD Researcher

eAs part of Ontario’s R&D Project Hiring Grants program, the Fellowship Component offers based PhD graduates and Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) the opportunity to contribute to industry-driven research and development projects. These 12-month fellowships supported by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are valued at $85,000 and are open to all fields of study including non-STEM disciplines…