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Canadian Space Agency Information Session

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in partnership with the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), invites you to an information session on supporting the health and performance of astronauts during deep space missions, including space exploration medical capabilities and synergies with technology development and research that address similar terrestrial health challenges. You will also hear from companies and…

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Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch Competition

The Government of Ontario and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are pleased to re-launch the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch high school competition! In case you are unaware, the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition challenges Ontario students in Grades 9-12 to pitch their best business idea in a two-minute video. Students create and submit…

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Accelerate to International Markets (AIM) Program Workshops

If you are interested in exporting internationally, but aren’t sure where to start, then Ontario Export Services is happy to be your partner at the outset of this exciting journey. The AIM workshops will help set you up for successful exporting of your goods and services abroad. This FREE 2 day AIM workshop will help set you up for…

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King’s Lock Craft Distillery Awarded Bronze Medal for its 1000 Islands Moonshine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kingston, ON – King’s Lock Craft Distillery, located in Johnstown Ontario, is pleased to announce that our 1000 Islands Moonshine has been awarded a Bronze medal at the International Spirits Challenge 2017 (ISC) in London, England. The ISC is the premier event in promoting outstanding quality spirits from across the globe….

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50 over 50 Awards

Are you over 50 years old? Have you started a business as an encore career prior to or after retirement? Or did you start the business you had always wanted and finally decided to take the leap? If you have, you will be interested in applying for a 50 over 50 Award. WISE – Seniors…

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TAVES Show in Toronto

The TAVES Consumer Electronics Show is North America’s ultimate consumer technology event. TAVES showcases cutting-edge products in the most exciting categories: VR, robots, wearables, drones, hi-tech vehicles, 3D printing, tech toys, audio and video.  Rounding out the show are a broad mix of tech workshops for kids and adults, product launches and an eclectic program of…

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Vital Volunteers Completes Small Business Online Accelerator Program

Vital Volunteers Inc. based in Arden ON, a client of Launch Lab, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its participation the Small Business Online Accelerator Program run by SPARK of St. Lawrence College. This program was the result of an award to St. Lawrence College from the Ontario Centres of Excellence to help 15…

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Startup accelerator GrindSpaceXL now accepting applications for Fall 2017 program in Kingston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2017, Kingston ON – Queen’s University and Launch Lab announced today that they are accepting applications for the Fall cohort of GrindSpaceXL-Kingston, a business acceleration program for high-potential technology startups. GrindSpaceXL is an intensive 12-week program that helps companies improve customer traction, grow sales, and prepare for investment. Successful applicants will…

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OneMRKT Social E-commerce Platform Launch

For Immediate Release  OneMRKT is a first to market Canadian, innovative, social e-commerce platform that connects manufacturers to independent direct-sellers and connects the independent direct sellers to end-users. For manufacturers and small businesses, OneMRKT eliminates the traditional high distribution costs by providing access to a network of direct sellers to promote their products and expand…

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Succession Planning Webinars

What happens if 70% of your Main Street shuts down? There is a tsunami of business and farm owners looking to transition their businesses and retire. A lack of business succession planning is bad for not only the business but for the community’s economy as well. Get free access to 14 detailed webinars from industry…

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