Opportunities – September 16th


Canada United – Funding

Offering small business relief grants of up to $5,000 to help with recovery efforts related to COVID-19. The grant funds will grow over the next several weeks due to RBCs generous contributions/your micro-actions. Funds will be administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and can be used for PPE, renovations, or e-commerce capabilities. The application period will begin on August 31, 2020.
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NRC IRAP funding to hire young graduates – Funding

Bring new ways of thinking to your business with the Youth Employment Program, designed to offers financial assistance to offset the cost of hiring young talent to work on projects with R&D, engineering, multimedia or market analysis components or to help develop a new product or process.
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Financial support for technology innovation through NRC IRAP – Funding

Small or medium‑sized Canadian businesses pursuing technology‑driven innovation may be eligible for financial support from NRC IRAP to help expand and grow their enterprises. This opportunity is designed to achieve transformative growth within 5 years of the business completing their project and, in so doing, significantly benefit Canada’s economy.
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CDL Recovery by Creative Destruction Lab – Funding
COVID-19 Recovery

Creative Destruction Lab’s (CDL) mission is to transform projects into massively scalable products and services that benefit humankind. This program is focused on the full stack information-based solutions to accelerate the world’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
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CTA Cleantech with the Government of Canada – Funding
Sustainable Technology

The Trade Commissioner Service is recruiting Canada’s most innovative cleantech companies for the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Cleantech Program. CTA Cleantech delivers extensive market intelligence as well as curated access to potential investors, customers and strategic partners, sector experts and innovation ecosystems within the four most vibrant U.S. cleantech markets (New York, San Francisco, Boston and Denver).
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DMZ Accelerator by Ryerson University – Funding

This growth accelerator is an intensive 3.5 month sales execution program designed for high-potential tech startups looking to grow and scale their business. It features access to world-class mentors, result-driven programming and designated workspace in Toronto–one of the world’s top startup ecosystems. Your only focus throughout the program? Build a revenue-driven growth playbook and become a true sales-focused organization.
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