Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge

Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge Four Regional Businesses Named as Recipients in TechAlliance’s Pan-Regional Challenge Four successful applicants of the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, were selected by a panel of regional adjudicators to each receive $15,000 in funding and venture coaching from TechAlliance.   The 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, a Digital…

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada supports circular economy development in Ontario

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit business accelerator that provides critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. In 2015, BIC established the Centre for Commercialization of Sustainable Chemistry Innovation (COMM SCI) initiative, which acts as a hub for the commercialization of sustainable chemistry and…

The Most Local Time of the Year

Community Collaboration Project Brings Festive Cheer and Foot Traffic to Main Streets The Most Local Time of the Year mobilizes revitalization for main street businesses through augmented reality (AR) tourism TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, in partnership with the Municipality of Bluewater, Bayfield and Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown London, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex County Tourism,…

EXAR Studios Receives Digital Main Street Lab Funding

EXAR Studios Receives Digital Main Street Lab Funding London startup brings augmented reality tourism to historic neighbourhood London technology company EXAR Studios, working with TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario and Old East Village BIA, has been selected as a recipient in the Digital Main Street Lab program, focused on collaborations that spark transformations for main streets.…

Government of Canada expands Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to provide more support for southern Ontario businesses

Minister Joly announced that $184 million in additional relief funding is now available for small- and medium-sized businesses in the region Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan has helped to protect millions of jobs, provide emergency support to families and keep businesses afloat as they deal with the impact of COVID-19. A central part of this…

FedDev Ontario Announces $15M to Support Sustainable Chemistry Hub Expansion

Based in Sarnia, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a business accelerator that provides support, services and investments to developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. These innovations reduce the use of hazardous substances and pollutants, and play an important role in the development of solutions to climate change and the preservation of safe water and scarce natural…