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Government Funding for R&D, Innovation and Growth

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SFU VentureLabs

#1200 - 555 West Hastings

Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6

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When it comes to Government funding for start-ups, most entrepreneurs know about SR&ED and IRAP.

However, there are many other Government programs available to assist Canadian businesses with expenses related to R&D, new product development, manufacturing process improvements, tapping into international markets and workforce development.

Join this info session to learn about some of these programs and how they fit into the difference phases of your corporate development.

Some of the funding programs covered include:

- SIF (Strategic Innovation Fund)

- SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada)

- ICE Fund

- Growing Forward / Agri-Innovation

- BCIP (Build in Canada Innovation Program)

- Engage, CRD, Mitacs (grants for working with universities)

- CanExport, Going Global Innovation, Soft Landing

- Accelerated Growth Service (AGS)

- Hiring & Training Grants

About the presenter:

Jaap Siekman MSc, PEng, PMP

Jaap is the Regional Manager for NorthBridge Consultants. He educates start-ups and growing companies on Government funding programs that support R&D and Innovation in Canada.

NorthBridge is a national consultancy firm, with offices in BC, ON and QC.

Jaap has ~ 28 years’ experience in Engineering, Manufacturing, Product Development and Management in a variety of industries.

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