All the top headlines for Monday September 16th are included here.
The Ontario government is partnering with auto parts companies to invest in technology and training to strengthen the auto industry and protect jobs. Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, launched the new $10 million Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Moldmakers.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million has been awarded to 41 state international trade agencies that successfully competed for funding to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).
Funding for the week of Sept 9th under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $749M, down approximately $1.0B during the previous week. Top Sector…The Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $579M, 77% of national disbursements. Top Region…Quebec is the top region this week, securing $436M and accounting for 58%[…]
After much back-and-forth, the Ontario and federal governments have signed a memorandum of understanding for a French-language university that was put in limbo after the Doug Ford government cancelled planned funding for the Université de l’Ontario français last year, as first reported by QP Briefing. The MOU would pave the way for a “due diligence process … to commit public[…]
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the awarding of 25 new MDA grants totaling more than $6.6 million toward research focused on a variety of neuromuscular diseases (NMDs), including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), inclusion body myositis (IBM),[…]
Through the Innovative Solutions Canada program, government departments are inviting small businesses to propose a new innovative solution that addresses a specific challenge they face. Successful small businesses may receive up to $150,000 to refine their research and development and could, if accepted into Phase 2, receive up to $1 million to develop a working prototype. The[…]
Funding for the week of Sept 2nd under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $1.8B, down $1.3B during the previous week. Top Sector…The Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $1.1B, 78% of national disbursements. Top Region…Ontario is the top region this week, securing $735M and accounting for 40% of[…]
QC Ware, along with other members of a SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory-led research consortium, has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy grant to use quantum computing to better understand complex material and chemical systems. QC Ware is the only quantum software company included in the collaborative project. Its high level of expertise in quantum[…]
Duke Energy today announced more than $1.1 million in funding to help North Carolina communities increase their response capabilities for future weather events with advance preparation and planning. Sixty-five grant recipients across the state were selected from more than 140 applications, with projects ranging from swift water rescue equipment and specialized radios to nonprofit training and Spanish language outreach.[…]