NeoVentures Biotechnology receives investment from Agricultural Innovation Program

LONDON, ONTARIO –  Canadian farmers could soon have access to a groundbreaking technology to help them deliver custom-made crops for bakers and food processors. Parliamentary Secretary, Pierre Lemieux (Glengarry-Prescott-Russell), on behalf of Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, announced today, that Neo Ventures Biotechnology Inc., will receive $106,222 to further develop this technology. “Our Government is committed…

‘Hey, look what I just did’

TechAlliance client Ryan O’Grady and his company Fotaflo were recently showcased in The Globe & Mail‘s “Starting a Business” column. If a picture is worth a thousand words, entrepreneur Ryan O’Grady is responsible for a book’s worth of memories. He’s the owner of Fotaflo, a photo service company based just outside Delhi, Ont., created specifically…

Celebrating National Biotechnology Week in September

Think about this: from the moment you wake up in the morning until the moment you fall asleep each night, can you imagine how many ways biotechnology is having a positive impact on your life? Whether through breakthroughs in life sciences and healthcare, improvements in food production and safety, new technology in manufacturing, or even…

Nominations are open for the Social Finance Awards

Each year, the Social Finance Awards, hosted by SocialFinance.ca, highlight leaders from a different sector. For 2012, they are looking for Canada’s “Most Promising New Financial Player” in impact investing. To learn more, view the Official Launch Announcement! The award recipient will be a person or organization that has joined or launched a new initiative in the impact…

Survey on Innovation Performance and Business Competitiveness

The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Business Innovation invites you to complete the CBI survey on Innovation Performance and Business Competitiveness. We would like to know about the ways you are using innovation to enhance your company’s competitiveness. We will use the results from the survey to analyze in-depth the state of innovation in…

CDMN moves growing 5th annual Canada 3.0 digital media forum to Toronto for 2013

Kitchener, ON and Toronto, ON – July 4, 2012 – The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) today announced that its annual digital media forum, CDMN Canada 3.0, will be held next year in Toronto for the first time in the conference’s five-year history. Having outgrown the Stratford, Ontario venue that’s traditionally housed the conference, Canada’s…

Government of Canada invests in innovation, jobs and growth in Southern Ontario

Brantford, Ontario — The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced today a $20–million investment in innovation funds that will support small– and medium–sized businesses in southern Ontario. Minister Goodyear was accompanied by Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant.

TechAlliance is the first stop on the MaRS innovation hub tour

The MaRS Blog has started a monthly series profiling innovation centres in Ontario and the startups that have succeeded with their support. TechAlliance is proud to be the first organization spotlighted, along with Voices.com. Vijender Trivedi, Manager of Online Content writes: “If you see the words startup, innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, talent, business, education, biotech, digital…