Advance-ON Program

Offered by: GreenCentre Canada

This program provides unique, high-value services to start-ups in the sustainable chemistry and advanced materials sectors, driving their early-stage innovations to market faster so their businesses can raise the investment they need to scale and grow. The successful applicants to this competitive program will receive a project with access to GreenCentre’s full suite of services at no cost.

Target: Open to All  |  Sector: Cleantech ]

Black Entrepreneurship Program

Offered by: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund – a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations and financial institutions – continues to accept applications. The fund was set up to provide loans up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country. Loan applications are being administered through the Federation of African Canadian Economics

Target: Black Community  |  Sector: Open to All ]

How to Start and Grow Your Food Business

Offered by: The Cake Collective

The Cake Collective teaches you what you need to know in order to grow your own food/baking business, including lessons around legal requirements, cost of goods, marketing and financial budgeting.

Target: Food & Beverage  |  Sector: Open to All ]


Offered by: Ontario Centres of Innovation (OCI)

ENCQOR establishes the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G digital infrastructure — the key to making the digital economy a reality. ENCQOR 5G has four distinct streams focused on supporting small-to-medium sized enterprises across Ontario and Québec, assisting in the pre-development of research, collaboration and vital testing of 5G technologies.

Target: Open to All  |  Sector: Technology ]

Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN)

Offered by: Ontario Centres of Innovation (OCI)

The Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) builds upon Ontario’s position as a world-leading automotive manufacturing and supply jurisdiction in addition to the large cluster of information and communication technology companies operating in the province. Each OVIN program supports the development and demonstration of automotive technologies and mobility solutions such as connected, autonomous, electric, and smart mobility technologies.

Target: Open to All  |  Sector: Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Mobility, Technology ]

NRC-University of Toronto Collaboration Centre for Green Energy Materials

Offered by: National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

The Materials for Clean Fuels Challenge program will develop new materials for zero-emission transportation fuels and chemical feedstocks across the continuum from discovery to commercialization. Through collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders, it will advance a unique initiative to bring disruptive solutions to the design, development and delivery of clean fuels and chemicals in Canada.

Target: Open to All  |  Sector: Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing, ICT, Technology ]