ONE - ontario network of Entrepreneurs
NORCAT is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), a collaborative network of organizations across Ontario, designed to help you commercialize your ideas. Whether you are an innovator, a technology-based business, entrepreneur, or researcher, ONE will connect you with services and programs to help you innovate and gain a competitive advantage.
NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program
NORCAT works with NRC-IRAP on identifying and providing technology assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises at all stages in the innovation process..
Canadian digital media network
NORCAT serves as one of the regional nodes in the Canadian Digital Media Network, a national network designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of digital media ventures in Canada.
The MaRS Discovery District, one of the world’s pre-eminent innovation centres, works with NORCAT on the development and provision of market research services and entrepreneurship educational resources.
Startup Canada is Canada’s first-ever, entrepreneur-led, national movement to enhance the nation’s competitiveness and prosperity by supporting and celebrating Canadian entrepreneurship.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation works with NORCAT to build strong, prosperous northern communities.
FedNor works with NORCAT to identify initiatives and opportunities that support community economic development, business growth and competitiveness, and innovation.
Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre
Located in Thunder Bay, The Northwestern Ontario innovation Centre offers support to innovative entrepreneurs, businesses, and community projects in the region of Northwestern Ontario.
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) was established in 1999 to function as a catalyst for economic development and diversification in the information technology and knowledge-based sectors.
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION), located in North Bay, leverages synergies with the existing expertise at both Nipissing University and Canadore College campuses. IION is leading a local/regional resource alliance serving clients within the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.