FedDev Ontario Grants $7.5M for Canada’s First Automobility Accelerator
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FedDev Ontario Grants $7.5M for Canada’s First Automobility Accelerator

FedDev Ontario has awarded a government grant of $7.5M for Invest WindsorEssex to develop and launch Canada’s first-ever automobility accelerator. The project will support 1,350 cleantech entrepreneurs, boost business growth, and attract $40M in foreign investment.

Strategic Innovation Fund Awards $415M Towards New Vaccine Manufacturing Facility in Toronto
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Strategic Innovation Fund Awards $415M Towards New Vaccine Manufacturing Facility in Toronto

Administered by the Government of Canada through the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF), an investment of up to $415 million has been awarded to support Sanofi in building an influenza vaccine biomanufacturing facility in Toronto, Ontario.

Strategic Innovation Fund: Rockport Networks Awarded $12M
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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…

Strategic Innovation Fund Awards $20M for Gerdau Ameristeel
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Strategic Innovation Fund Awards $20M for Gerdau Ameristeel

Gerdau Ameristeel, a major producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the world’s largest suppliers of special steel, has been awarded funding from the federal government to complete facility upgrades at its locations in Whitby and Cambridge, Ontario, and to help increase the organization’s global competitiveness. Gerdau Ameristeel will receive $20 million…