Government of Canada invites small businesses to propose solutions for rising health concerns

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 government[…]

Investment of $8.1 million to build STEM Skills

Investment of $8.1 million for Kids Code Jeunesse will help teach students and train teachers in coding and digital skills August 8, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia Canada needs a workforce savvy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), capable of taking on challenges to compete in the digital economy. That’s why, to prepare the next generation[…]

Ontario Protecting our Environment through Agri-Food Research

Ontario’s government is working for the people by investing in agri-food research to help protect the province’s natural resources. This $1.8 million investment will support research projects to develop new environmental technologies, practices, and on-farm solutions, and foster efficiency and competitiveness in the agri-food sector. “Farmers sustain crops and manage soil health – they are[…]

Who Got Government Grants this Week

Funding for the week of July 29 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached 303M, down $777 M during the previous week. Top Sector. The community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $180.3M, 59.5% of national disbursements. Top Region. Ontario is the top region this week, securing $130.2M and accounting for 42.97%[…]

Progentec Diagnostics Awarded SBIR Fast-Track Grant to Develop Immune Mediator-Based Blood Tests for Clinical Disease Activity in Lupus (SLE)

Progentec, a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics, today announced it has been awarded a Fast-Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The grant funds will be released in two installments starting with a Phase I award of $225,000. In[…]

$18 Million Investment in Urban Climate Centre in Halifax

On July 4, 2019, the Government of Canada announced $18 Million through FCM to establish an urban climate centre in Halifax with EfficiencyOne and Low Carbon Cities Canada.  “This $18-million investment will help communities throughout the Halifax area reach their full emissions-cutting potential. We already see our cities leading the way on low-carbon innovation, and[…]

$285 Million invested in Social Sciences and Humanities Research

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced over $285 million for Social Sciences and Humanities researchers in Canada. Through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Quick facts The Government of Canada, through Budget 2018, provided SSHRC with the single biggest funding boost in Canadian history. SSHRC’s Insight and Partnership programs[…]

Government of Canada Awards $12 Million to KPMG

On July 17, 2019, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a $12 million contract to KPMG of Ottawa, Ontario, to design and deliver a new industrial security system that meets the government’s needs. As indicated in Budget 2019, this transformation aims[…]

Who Got Government Grants this Week?

Funding for the week of July 15 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $292.7M, down $277M during the previous week. Top Sector. Community and Nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $62.5M, 21% of total incentives. Top Region. Ontario is the top province this week, securing $114.5M and accounting for 39% of[…]