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FedNor fund innovation accelerator at NORCAT

NORCAT News

Businesses can access up to $10,000 to help develop new products FedNor announced today that it is investing $200,000 to enable the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) to fire up its Innovation Acceleration Program. The announcement was made by Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre, on behalf of Navdeep Bains, the minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the minister …

Starting a Business in Sudbury

Starting a Business in Sudbury

Kyle McCall Blog

So, you have a great idea for a business. Now what? This, for many, is a dilemma that doesn’t always have a clear answer. Where/who do I turn to for help? The nice thing is that the support an aspiring business owner is looking for is available right here in Greater Sudbury. You just have to know which doors to …

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Networking event to help northern businesses

NORCAT News

By Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life To help small- and medium-sized businesses succeed in an increasingly globalized world, Sudbury will host the 2015 Naturallia business-to-business matchmaking event in November. Naturallia is based on Futurallia, a business alliance model that originated in France 20 years ago. Organizers chose the term Naturallia to reflect the event’s focus on Northern Ontario’s natural …

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Pre-election handouts from FedNor minister

NORCAT News

By Len Gillis – Timmins Press TIMMINS – FedNor Minister Greg Rickford toured Timmins and Northeastern Ontario Tuesday handing out cash and goodwill from the federal government. Rickford, the MP for Kenora and also the federal natural resources minister, announced well over half a million dollars for Timmins alone, creating four internships as well as a grant boosting the Internet …

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Unique Advanced Product Design and Certification facility opens at NORCAT in Sudbury, Ontario.

NORCAT News

Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA: The ecosystem within the Innovation Mill at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is receiving a dramatic boost through the opening of a unique advanced product design and prototyping facility. The Fortin Discovery Lab is the result of a partnership between The Fortin Foundation, the charitable division of Ontrak Control Systems Inc., and The Innovation Mill …

Harper Government Invests to Enhance Innovation and Strengthen Northern Ontario’s Mining Supply and Service Industry

NORCAT News

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), announced today an investment for two initiatives that will support innovation, create jobs and diversify the economy of Northern Ontario. A FedNor investment of $1,250,000 will enable the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) to renovate and expand …

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FedNor invests $350K to help stem youth outmigration

NORCAT News

By Darren MacDonald – Sudbury Northern Life In Sudbury for the first time since he became minister responsible for FedNor, Kenora MP Greg Rickford announced Friday morning more than $350,000 in funding to create 13 jobs for young people. Speaking at NORCAT, Rickford said the money is from FedNor’s Northern Ontario Development Program and will give young graduates crucial “first-job …

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NORCAT: Accelerating Business Development in Northern Ontario

NORCAT News

Written by FedNor From humble beginnings to a celebrated model of success, the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is accelerating the development and growth of new and existing businesses. It also encourages innovation and helps entrepreneurs patent ideas and develop new products. Located in the City of Greater Sudbury, NORCAT is a non-profit, regional innovation centre that has supported …

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FedNor Invests in NORCAT’S Expanded Services

NORCAT News

The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for FedNor, announced today that the Government of Canada, combined with FedNor, will be investing nearly $2 million in support of five community-based economic development companies within the Greater Sudbury region; One of the five being NORCAT. A FedNor investment of $1,400,000 will support infrastructure enhancements and the expansion of …

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FedNor Invests $2 Million in to NORCAT’s Innovation and Commercialization Park

NORCAT News

The Government of Canada remains committed to bolstering the economic outlook for Northern Ontario by investing in projects that support research and innovation, economic development, job creation and small business growth. The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health and Minister for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of more than $3 million ($3,095,039) in support of eight local initiatives benefiting …