Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund incentivizes venture investment in early-stage companies

The Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund supports the collaboration between qualified venture capital funds and other private investors into companies working towards: Clean technologies Digital media and information and communications technologies Life sciences and advanced health technologies This discretionary Ontario government funding program is accepting investments made alongside qualified co-investors. Any companies interested in investment must […]

University Health Network awards investigators CIHR Proof-of-Principle grants

UHN TDC is pleased to announce the funding for two CIHR Proof-of-Principle Phase II projects. This unique CIHR-matched “gap funding” program is targeted towards innovative industry-partnered proof-of-principle research where partnering companies will provide co-investments. UHN was the recipient of two out of the three awards made in this category in the recent winter 2012 funding […]

BC Discovery Fund’s portfolio company, Avigilon Corporation, receives emerging company award

  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jun 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — British Columbia Discovery Fund (VCC) Inc. is very pleased to announce that its portfolio company Avigilon Corporation, a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance solutions, earned the prestigious “Company of the Year” award at the recent 2012 British Columbia Technology Industry Association (“BCTIA”) […]

Government of Canada announces new innovation money

TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 22, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Canadian companies specializing in everything from natural resources to information technology are turning to researchers at local colleges to grow their businesses and create high-quality jobs, because R&D and innovation happen at all levels-from the academic labs all the way to the shop floor.