Industrial Research Assistance Program: Three Firms Get $5.6M for Advanced Tech
Government Funding

Industrial Research Assistance Program: Three Firms Get $5.6M for Advanced Tech

Three companies in the Greater Toronto Area have in total received $5.6M in research and development funding from the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). The research and development projects of the three firms are some of the first to benefit from the federal government’s Budget 2018 investment of $700M over five…

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

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…

Canada Media Fund Awards $22.6M for Television & Digital Media Projects
Government Funding

Canada Media Fund Awards $22.6M for Television & Digital Media Projects

Forty-four projects have received funding for their multi-platform content and digital media projects. Projects were awarded under three funding programs offered by the Canada Media Fund (CMF): the Experimental Stream – Innovation Program, which will support 10 digital media projects; the Aboriginal Program, which will fund 10 documentaries, four children’s and youth programs, and three…

Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream Guideline Enhancements
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Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream Guideline Enhancements

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) is a non-profit organization that administers Canadian government funding to traditional and interactive digital media developers. CMF offers many types of repayable/recoupable funding programs including the Experimental Stream, which is specifically targeted towards software and game developers working on interactive digital media products. CMF’s Experimental Stream – Innovation Program can…

[Webinar] May 2: NRC-IRAP Research & Development Government Funding
Business Strategy

[Webinar] May 2: NRC-IRAP Research & Development Government Funding

Questions about setting your ingress gateway at the edge/proxy to service mesh? IRAP funding could help. Moving data structures to an event-driven architecture? You might want IRAP funding. If you have a technology product or service solution to commercialize, you are probably the ideal applicant for NRC-IRAP government funding. This webinar will explore the larger…

Virtual Reality Opportunities for Technology Developers
Business Strategy

Virtual Reality Opportunities for Technology Developers

Virtual reality (VR) systems are receiving a flood of attention from software and technology developers. As one of the most exciting emerging sectors in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, VR is benefitting from considerable investment with the expectation that it will become a multi-billion-dollar space within the next decade. While applications are still…