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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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Top 5 Mistakes Startups Make

This workshop is designed to assist Frontenac business owners to have a better understanding of the value of a business plan and business structure as well as how to monitor cash flow. Presented by Lisa Knechtle-Jerkiewicz; a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Learning Objectives for Participants: • Identify the value of developing…

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Growing Forward 2 Program Information Session

Frontenac CFDC is hosting a free information session on the Growing Forward 2 Program in advance of their next application intake of October 14 – November 3/16. Producers: Coleen Acres, Ontario Soil and Crop Association will explain how Growing Forward 2 works, how to apply for funding and any other project specific opportunities attendees might have….

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ON-LINE Marketing 101

This workshop introduces core online marketing principals as well as the technologies and best practices to implement them. Topics covered include social media, search engine optimization, google analytics, web master tools, Adwords and other paid advertising platforms, email marketing, and general remarketing. Participants will leave this session with a basic understanding of the tools and…

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Shopify: Get Started Today!

This 2.5 hour workshop has participants set up a Shopify store, choose a template, create products and collections, setup shipping requirements, and setup a payment gateway. These sessions are available to businesses located in the Counties of Frontenac and Lennox & Addington. Participants must bring their own laptop (not tablet) to the session. Computers are…

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Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Announces SDTC Funding for Advonex International

September 20, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kingston, ON – Yesterday, at a media conference in Vancouver, Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the latest round of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) funding for clean technology companies. This includes a 3-year project led by Advonex International to demonstrate a pilot facility…

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