Get your idea off the ground for Small Business Week

October is Small Business Week across Canada. It’s a time when Canadians celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that is the bedrock of our country’s economy. BDC, the Canadian bank most closely associated with entrepreneurism across Canada, has been promoting and celebrating Small Business Month for 40 years. In 2018, they underscore the reason for the celebration… Continue reading Get your idea off the ground for Small Business Week

Meet the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Team

Johnson & Johnson Innovation recently announced the opening of JLABS @Toronto, a partnership with University of Toronto, the Ontario Government and the MaRS Discovery District. Now is your chance to meet the team charged with a new kind of partnering program! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more on the progress of this groundbreaking project.… Continue reading Meet the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Team

Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges

Date: September 24, 2015 BRAMPTON, ON: Some of Brampton’s most forward-thinking professionals and entrepreneurs met in City Hall recently for the Innovation Roundtable hosted by Mayor Jeffrey and the Altitude Accelerator. The group discussed the challenges and opportunities in Brampton with respect to fostering investment in innovation, building partnerships, and creating the right conditions for… Continue reading Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges

4 Rules for Smart Collaborating

By: Kristen Gramigna Collaborating with freelancers and outside agencies can leverage your existing talents and help enhance the services you offer as a startup, helping you to compete with larger interactive agencies with the resources needed to offer clients a turnkey solution. Yet forming a working collaboration with other talented professionals is an art that requires… Continue reading 4 Rules for Smart Collaborating

NineSigma Evolves Global Open Innovation through Social Media Platform, NineSights

With $100 Million in Rewards Available, NineSights Changes How Innovation Happens PR Newswire CLEVELAND, June 19, 2013 CLEVELAND, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — NineSigma, Inc., of Cleveland, today announced that a year following its launch, NineSights.com is now the innovation engine for the company and a focal point for the worldwide community of innovators. From technology developers, to chemical researchers, to… Continue reading NineSigma Evolves Global Open Innovation through Social Media Platform, NineSights

The Guide To Building A Successful And Collaborative Vendor Ecosystem

By: Shamini Sellvaratnam  Interested in building and growing a local vendor ecosystem, but not sure where to start? In his article, Professor Walter Van Dyck, Partner and Associate Professor of Innovation Management at Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, recognizes that in order to create a collaborative innovation ecosystem, interdependent relations among all partners need to… Continue reading The Guide To Building A Successful And Collaborative Vendor Ecosystem

Peel’s First Startup Weekend!

By: Matthew Kert What a great weekend! Startup Weekend Peel was a huge success with over 80+ attendees. We had about 30 participants pitch their ideas and work together to make the chosen few a reality. The entrepreneurial spirit was strong over the three days as participants learned from industry experts on how to create an… Continue reading Peel’s First Startup Weekend!

Challenges to Innovate in the Canadian Biotech Industry

By: Fatema Fatakdawala One of the key challenges faced by innovators of the R&D department is to develop economic value for their products in the pipeline. With the added burden of increasing regulatory hurdles, today, pharma and biotech companies have to waste up to an extra 2 years to get clearance from organizations such as… Continue reading Challenges to Innovate in the Canadian Biotech Industry

Bringing Together The Pieces To Support Innovation

By: Saadia Muzaffar As Peel region’s hub for bringing together like-minded people to promote innovation, the Altitude Accelerator is dedicated to help bridge the gap between emerging and established businesses through collaboration efforts. The Innovate Forward program is a result of this dedication. Recently, a RIC partner for the Innovate Forward program – the Excellence… Continue reading Bringing Together The Pieces To Support Innovation