The Intersection of Rural Living and Thriving Business

Located between Toronto and Montreal, neighbour to beautiful Prince Edward County and less than an hour from the US border, Belleville sits at the intersection of rural living and thriving business.  Belleville is home to major brands like Procter & Gamble, Parmalat Canada — Black Diamond Cheese Division and Kellogg’s, and many manufacturing sector companies, including Bioniche Life Sciences, Airborne Systems Canada Ltd., Climate Control Canada and more.

What are Landing Pads?

A Landing Pad is not a specific location but rather a meeting of the minds with community stakeholders who are invested in furthering the development of their local community while contributing to establishing the EOIC as a recognized innovation region in Canada.

The Role of the Community:

  • To welcome, engage and support the entrepreneurs and talent landing in their region with a holistic approach
  • Highlight the community’s unique assets and sector strengths to international entrepreneurs and talent
  • To help entrepreneurs and talent overcome barriers to growth, innovation, and settlement.

The Role of EOIC:

  • To introduce the international entrepreneurs and talent to each community, highlighting their unique strengths.
  • Provide tools and best practices for attracting newcomers to Canada

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Bring Your Business to Canada

With Synergy Lab’s customized programming and services that support international companies in transitioning to a Canadian business and Spark Centre’s Startup Visa Program combined with targeted services, programming and advisory, The Spark Group of Companies is vital for international founders and entrepreneurs to launch, gain traction and scale within Canada and global markets.

Eastern Ontario Innovation Corridor

Head Office

EOIC Head Office
2 Simcoe Street South, Suite 300
Oshawa, ON. L1H 8C1 Canada