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
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
Among various funds and grants available to industries there are grants specifically awarded to professional artists and innovators. To promote importance and impact of the professional artists’ works, the Canada Council of Arts awards grants to artists, groups, collectives and art organizations. This is to help the artists to achieve their artistic endeavours and present their works in the … [Read more...] about Grants for Professional Artists – Part 1.
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?
Ontario has always been at the forefront of green innovation. Over the past few years, it has offered various grants to businesses dedicated to reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and become more energy efficient enterprises. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, quotes that these initiatives will reduce GHG emission “….while promoting the innovative and disruptive technologies that will … [Read more...] about Grant for Capital Investment in Green Technologies
There are various grants available for small to medium size businesses in Canada to help starting or expanding your business. The business grants would be either from government or private sectors and will be delivered in the form of cash or tax credit. The available grants cover the following areas: Hiring and Training Initiatives Export Market Business Expansion Research and … [Read more...] about Grants available to expand your business and take it to the next level