The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) provides government funding for research and development through the promotion of their NSERC Engage Program.The Canadian government provides funds up to $25,000 for 6 months of research and development that is to be carried out by a Canadian University. NSERC
The approaches to learning are quite simple, we may ignore the problem, seek outside help in collaboration or try to put our head down and find our own solution usually with poor results (i.e. due to the gap in our knowledge with respect to some of the technical challenges). However,
Ontario Life Science Entrepreneurs & Researchers
To transfer the speed of products from the lab to the market, Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) management provides early-stage investment funds up to $100k per project as an investment fund. The project must involve genomics, proteomics or associated technologies that are or have been key
Many of Mentor Works services are based on helping SMEs grow international sales, and part of those development strategies includes Accounts Receivable Insurance. Regardless of your annual revenue sales, if you have customers that can’t – or won’t – pay, then securing credit insurance may prove to be the smartest
The Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) in Ontario is a program, funded by the Government of Canada (often by FedDev) to help SME’s in rural Ontario to expand and stabilize their business in order to maintain or create jobs. The CFDC has established itself as a popular and successful funding
Please Note: The IRAP DTAPP program is no longer available, however, other Canadian government grants may still be applicable to your project. Please contact a Government Funding Planner to evaluate current funding opportunities.
Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy serves to raise awareness of the importance of seeking productivity improvements by adopting technology.
The Eastern Ontario Development Fund was announced in 2008, as a four year program ending in March 2012, and is still accepting applications. Previously, we profiled this fund in our July 2011 Blog and based on the near closing date, Mentor Works has researched the key eligibility factors and project
Ontario Centres for Excellence – Talent Initiatives
To foster training, Ontario graduate students in science, technology or engineering or post-doctoral fellows may enrol in the VAP certificate program. The purpose is to develop essential entrepreneurship and business skills to extend their technical expertise. VAP courses are delivered by business school faculty across
Start-up companies should keep an eye on the Innovation Guelph event, showcasing the MaRS Toolkit. This event takes place over two 4-hour workshops. The first workshop outlines how to build a marketing strategy to meet your customers wants and needs, as well as how to identify and contact key leaders
Starting up a business is one of the largest financial investments a person can make. Entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario can receive help through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation’s Northern Ontario Entrepreneur Fund. Through this fund, entrepreneurs can receive financial support to help with the large fiscal demands related to