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Goat Farming Information Session

Kingston, ON – The Kingston Economic Development Corporation and the County of Frontenac want residents to get excited about goats. Goat milk will be the foundation of an innovative, hypoallergenic product manufactured at the Feihe infant formula plant slated to be built in Kingston, and the hope is that as much as possible can be…

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DDQIC Regional Pitch Competition

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) is pleased to announce the Regional Pitch Competition! With up to $20,000 in prize money available, the Regional Pitch Competition allows budding entrepreneurs to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, compete against other entrepreneurs and receive immediate feedback on their project. The Regional Pitch Competition is open…

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GreenCentre IHC4 SME Competition

Good chemistry is a critical component of most commercial innovation. Chemistry makes everything we do possible; our clothes, food, transportation and information are directly enabled by the chemistry industry, making it the largest manufacturing industry in the world. It is either at the core of a new discovery, a critical component of a new market…

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NanoFabrication Kingston Research Workshop

NanoFabrication Kingston is hosting a research workshop on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 10 am until noon at Innovation Park. This event will highlight the expanding capability of NFK, particularly its new CFI-funded equipment for patterning, depositing and etching materials at an extremely small scale. Researchers from Queen’s, RMC and representatives of CMC Microsystems will…

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Dx3 Canada Recruiting Canadian Start-ups for its Inaugural Retail Innovation Challenge

Jan. 18, 2017 – TORONTO: Dx3 Canada is recruiting Canadian start-ups for its inaugural Retail Innovation Challenge. Launched in partnership with a slate of major retail industry players, the competition aims to find the best new companies working to improve the retail merchant and retail technology sectors. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their innovative retail-related…

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New clean-tech foundation to financially support the research, development and commercialization of emerging clean technology in Canada

January 11, 2017 TORONTO, ONT – The formation of the Enviro Innovate Clean-tech Foundation that utilizes the generous donations from donors and partners to advance and accelerate startups and established enterprises looking to design, invent, patent, develop and commercialize innovative clean technologies. The Foundation, in collaboration with our coalition partners, including XPRIZE, Enviro Ambient Corporation,…

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Embark Funding

Embark Funding helps place a young professional (aged 22-29) with an Ontario-based technology venture to accomplish specific goals or milestones. Ventures can receive up to $20,000 towards the cost of the Embark candidate’s salary. Each recipient will also be required to contribute $2,500 cash (or 12.5% of amount requested) over the program’s six-month period. Embark…

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Micro/Nano Convergence Event

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, Queen’s University is hosting a Micro/Nano Convergence event. You will have the opportunity to meet CMC engineers Gayathri Singh, Andrew Fung and Yassine Hariri! They will be on hand to discuss: • Capabilities available from CMC to support your micro-nano R&D • Resources available for microsystems, nanotechnology and computing research…

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Getting Started in Aquaculture & Aquaponics

A one-day workshop will be held at the North Grenville Community Centre on March 6, 2017. There will be a variety of presentations from government and industry, as well as all documentation. • Part 1: Learn about the advantages of farmingaquatic species; global aquaculture output and future outlook; consumer trends in seafood consumption; aquaculture in…

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Understanding Financial Statements

This workshop is designed to cover the basics around the terms and concepts of financial statements. Presented by Lisa Knechtle-Jerkiewicz; a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, for Frontenac businesses. Learning Objectives for participants: • Review and understand financial statements • Be able to ask informed questions about financial statements Outline: • How’s…

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