Canadian Digital Media Network

CDMN Soft Landing program applications now open

Kyle McCall Blog

Canadian Digital Media NetworkThis spring, Canadian companies can enter new international markets and gain exposure to businessopportunities around the world for up to three months, with access to regional support and resources.

Benefits to company:

  • Up to $4,000 towards transportation and accommodation expense
  • Entry into a new market for up to three months
  • Working space in an international co-working space
  • Facilitated in-market connections

As part the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), NORCAT Innovation Mill clients are invited to apply for the CDMN Soft Landing program. Applications will be open until Friday, February 12, 2016. The program will provide Canadian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with entry into a new market for up to three months.

NORCAT Innovation Mill companies benefit from key contact introductions, co-working space and regional support to help open new markets, close international sales or connect with new partners. The program also provides up to $4,000 in travel support, and covers the cost associated with working at a partnered accelerator or co-working space. Travel should start between March 2016 – June 2016.

Launched in 2012, the high demand and success of the Soft Landing program has resulted in 251 landings in 31 foreign markets. More than $33.3 million in investment opportunities has been identified and $40 million in new revenue generated as result of the program.

Companies interested in a soft landing may inquire through (Your hub’s Soft Landing program contact)to apply. For more information on the program visit or contact Laurie Maier, Network Relations Coordinator at CDMN, or


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Kyle McCall

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Kyle McCall is the Coordinator of the NORCAT Innovation Mill. Kyle works directly with Innovation Mill clients, helping them navigate Sudbury’s start-up ecosystem, and is also actively involved with NORCAT’s community partners, helping organize new programs and events for the business community.

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