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Innovation Funding Forum November 21st 2012

SBECs, Chambers, RIC, ......

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Markham, Canada

Innovation Funding Forum November 21st 2012

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AN INNOVATION FUNDING FORUM

 

Federal and Provincial Government Funding Is Available  to Stimulate Innovation and Create Jobs

 

WHAT IF YOU COULD

 

Ø  Get   government funding to assist your technology business

Ø  Hear about  opportunities to commercialize your technology business

Ø   Access the  answers you need right now-  get expert advice to drive your innovation & commercialize your business

 

YOU CAN – JOIN US FOR THIS GOVERNMENT FUNDING FORUM, NOVEMBER 21 at ventureLAB

 

Ontario and Canada are working together with entrepreneurs to grow a strong and innovative economy.

 

Register for this full morning funding forum.  Discover the many funding opportunities available to  Ontario entrepreneurs. And learn about what steps you can take to better prepare your business to gain the funding you need.

 

This Innovation Forum  brings together the Government of Canada, the Ontario Government and ventureLAB experts who will describe all  their current innovation and commercialization programs available for  Ontario entrepreneurs.

 

Ø  National Research Council

 

Ø  Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program

 

Ø  National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada

 

Ø  Canada Revenue Agency

 

Ø  Federal Economic Development Agency

 

Ø  Ontario Centres of Excellence

 

Ø  Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation

 

Ø  ventureLAB

 

THE PRESENTATIONS AT THIS FORUM

 

Each agency will describe how their program, services and tools can help Ontario technology businesses innovate and compete in today’s fast-changing global economy. 

 

You  will have a chance to hear all these presentations AND speak with these  representatives one-on-one about how to access the best funding programs for their needs.    

 

ventureLAB advisors will be there to help you  assess if your  businesses are prepared to seek  funding.

 

INNOVATION FUNDING FORUM –

Government Funding to Stimulate Innovation 

8:15 a.m. – 8:25  - Welcome – Jeremy Laurin, President & Chief Executive Officer, ventureLAB

PANEL Session – Funding Innovation Initiatives

8:25 – 8:55  –– Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)

8:55 – 9:15 ––  National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)  

9:15 – 9:35 ––  National Research Council, Industrial Research Assistance Program

9:35 – 9:55 –– Federal Economic Development Agency (FedDEV)

9:55 – 10:05 –– Q&A

10:05 – 10:20 – Break

PANEL Session – 

10:20 – 10:50 –– Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

10:50 – 11:05 –– Irfan Mandozai, Senior Policy Advisor, Technology Programs Unit, Commercialization Branch, Research, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Division, Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation

11:05 – 11:20 –– Balinder Rai, Business Development Manager, eastern & Northern Ontario Region, Ontario Centres of Excellence

11:20 – 11:35 ––Deepak Bajaj, Director, Industry Innovation, Office of Research & Innovation, Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology

11:35 – 11:50––Q&A

11:50 – 12:05––Is Your Business Fundable? If Not, What Can You Do? Paul Rivett, Manager, Client Services, ventureLAB

Closing – 12:05

 12:10 ––One-on-One-Opportunities with Program Experts

 

Have questions about Innovation Funding Forum November 21st 2012? Contact SBECs, Chambers, RIC, ......

When & Where

7271 Warden Avenue
Markham
Canada

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)


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