Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and the Ontario Government launched a $25 million SMART Green program in 2016 to assist Small and Mid-sized Enterprises (SME) reduce greenhouse gases and improve energy efficiency. The SMART Green Program offers non-repayable grants up to $200,000 for 50% of eligible costs. The objective of this program is to encourage technology and process innovations … [Read more...] about Grants to Reduce Green House Gases in Ontario
In addition to grants and funds for research and development in Canada, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) is a permanent and competitive first-purchase program awarded by the Government. It offers contracts to innovative businesses to submit a proposal of any pre-revenue products or processes which could potentially improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Canadian government. … [Read more...] about Sell Your Innovation To the Government of Canada
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) offers funding opportunities to Ontario businesses under a collaborative funding program called the OCE Collaboration Voucher Program. Under this program, eligible businesses receive financial assistance to collaborate with academic partners to resolve industry issues, create new products and services and develop online resources to explore opportunities … [Read more...] about Grants for Collaboration with Academic Institutions
In Canada, government funds are awarded to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them enhance their research and development capabilities. Two such programs include IRAP (Industrial Research Assistance Program) and SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development). Both provide funding to SMEs striving for excellence in business innovation and growth. IRAP -Industrial … [Read more...] about How to Recover 93% of Your R&D Expenses?
Global markets play a crucial role in the progress, expansion and success of a business. Grants for export expansion offers a great opportunity for Canadian companies however, it is usually accompanied by unpredictable and unforeseen challenges. These may include government regulations, target market, language barriers, lack of market intelligence, product certification, etc. In order to … [Read more...] about Grants for Trade Shows and Export Market
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), a known name among academic institutions and business sectors, has been working to foster partnerships between academic institutions and businesses by providing research grants, knowledge resources, facilities and skilled talent for the purpose of leading innovation and encouraging technological research and development. There … [Read more...] about NSERC Engage – Is it for you?