PROMOTED PROGRAMS

As business owners and their leadership teams work to maintain their innovative edge, integrate technology, and develop strategies for sustainability, and overcome business growth barriers, they look for resources to help them achieve their business goals. These established Promoted Program agencies and service providers have been invited to the EOIC community to ensure SMEs become aware of the unique programming opportunities they extend.

Bioenterprise

Bioenterprise brings together key players and innovation experts in the food and ag-tech sector to support start-ups in their journey to commercialization. Get access to mentorship, funding programs, and strategic partner identification that will help position your business for continued growth, expansion and investments.

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

Founded in 2008, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada provides critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. Our expertise in commercialization builds a stronger Canada.

Business Benefits Finder

Canada’s Business Benefits Finder brings together hundreds of federal, provincial and territorial government programs and services – all in one place. By answering a few questions about your business and projects, you’ll get a tailored list of the support that could help you achieve your goals. Plus, the Finder can help you stay up to date with notifications on new programs, changes, or upcoming application deadlines, delivered right to your inbox.

Futurpreneur

Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for over two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,600 volunteer mentors.

GreenCentre Canada

GreenCentre Canada’s mission is to support the growth of chemical and materials start-ups, SMEs, and multinationals by transforming their innovations into valued products, processes, and services.

The PARO Women's Accelerator

The PARO Women’s Accelerator – Toronto is designed to provide clients with the skills, knowledge, and connections they need to accelerate business growth and success at every stage of their business journey, from start-up to scale up, to exporting and international growth. The PARO Women’s Accelerator – Toronto serves women-led and women-owned businesses from across Canada.

PARO BizCamps

If you are an existing women owned business looking to grow, scale-up, or expand, then you might be a perfect fit for one of our BizCamps. Businesses may have difficulty moving their business to the next level and this program is designed to help businesses increase and capitalize on market opportunities to grow and expand. The purpose is to assist businesses to expand into new markets. Certain programs are region restricted so please check with your Business Advisor before signing up.

RBC FinSec Incubator

By bridging the gap between the needs of the financial sector and emerging fintech and cybersecurity startups, the RBC FinSec Incubator helps early-stage companies transform the financial ecosystem by enhancing product security and resilience to achieve product-market fit.

Cyber Challenge

The Cyber Challenge is a new Catalyst program that empowers technology startups in Ontario to solve industry-specific challenges in six of the province’s key sectors: Automotive, Life Sciences, Smart Infrastructure, Advanced Manufacturing, Law Enforcement, and Mining.

Rise Helps

Rise is a national organization dedicated to empowering people with mental health and addiction challenges to achieve greater social and economic inclusion through entrepreneurship.

Smith Business Consulting

Smith Business Consulting (SBC) is a student run management consulting firm that partners with businesses, start–ups, non-profits and public institutions each year.

DDQIC

Our mission is to catalyze this potential, developing entrepreneurial mindsets and fostering a culture of innovation across Queen’s University, the Kingston community, and globally. We build changemakers by encouraging and supporting their entrepreneurial initiatives through startup incubators, workshops, programs, courses, and pitch competitions.

WE-CAN

The WE-CAN Project is led by Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) as a part of Queen’s University and is designed to support women-identifying entrepreneurs throughout the Kingston and Bay of Quinte region. Our mission at WE-CAN is to engage and empower existing and aspiring women-identifying entrepreneurs to help them launch, grow and scale their businesses.

Elevate IP

ElevateIP is a comprehensive program meticulously crafted to empower startups in Eastern Ontario by enhancing their Intellectual Property (IP) knowledge, fostering strategic development, and facilitating the creation of valuable IP assets.

Landing-Pad Accelerator Program

Strengthening eastern Ontario’s Environment, Energy & Engineering (EN3) sector with dedicated support for newcomer founders, female founders, and in-demand talent. This cohort-based initiative enhances and empowers the network of support and resources available to start-ups, and promotes the continued inclusion and investment in female-led start-ups.

IP Assist

Invest Ottawa, Launch Lab, and Spark Centre are rolling out IRAP’s IP Assist program designed to support the education, strategy, and planning for IP needs for early-stage and growth ventures in Eastern Ontario.

Amplify Program

The Amplify program accelerates and scales innovative eastern Ontario companies selling into both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) markets, regionally, nationally or internationally. Business owners and their leadership team have a unique opportunity to gain access to advisors, with seasoned entrepreneurship experience to address the unique challenges of successful companies. 

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Jump Ball

The Jump Ball Initiative (JBI) taps into the innovative capacity and capabilities of the network of Canada’s 60 Technology Access Centres, including over 2,000 business innovation experts and almost 4 million square feet of dedicated applied research space.

Vector Institue - Fastlane

The FastLane program enables Canadian start-ups to accelerate their AI commercialization journey and compete more effectively in the global economy.

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Head Office

EOIC Head Office
2 Simcoe Street South, Suite 300
Oshawa, ON. L1H 8C1 Canada
905.432-3999