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

New Canadian International Innovation Program to launch this fall

Is your business developing an innovative product or service and open to exploring international opportunities? Then you will be interested in learning about the upcoming Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP), which is expected to launch later this fall. Fund overview Fosters and supports collaborative industrial R&D projects with high potential for commercialization between Canada and… Continue reading New Canadian International Innovation Program to launch this fall

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

In today’s global competitive environment, your company’s survival is on the line every day – a loss in productivity can mean missed timelines, increased costs and a potential loss of future business. Ensure your company’s competitiveness now and for the future – join SMART Prosperity Now! SMART Prosperity Now is administered by Canadian Manufacturers &… Continue reading Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

By: Mariya Shynlova If you are an entrepreneur, you will attest to the difficulty of knowing whom to reach out to for trusted, reliable advice to take your idea to market. With directories and databases full of listings for all manner of ‘experts’, it is difficult to know where to start. Connecting with a place… Continue reading KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation

February 19 & 20 – Fairmont Royal York, Toronto The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Business Innovation is hosting the Business Innovation Summit, a major two–day event that focuses on how to re-think, re-new and transform firm-level innovation in Canada. It explores the real-life challenges and opportunities of innovation within firms—and features tangible solutions that work. An exciting… Continue reading Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation

Mississauga small businesses wary

By: Jon Cook The sluggish Canadian economy has some local small businesses split on whether to spend now or sit tight until conditions improve. Laura Artibello, the owner of Mailennium, a direct mail business with a staff of 15 in eastern Mississauga, has not increased her payroll since before the recession. “Flat” was how Artibello… Continue reading Mississauga small businesses wary