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WINN To Launch Call for Proposals Sept 30, 2014

Sep 10 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding
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WINNproposalsIf you’ve considered developing a new product or launching a new technology in Western Canada, the second call for proposals for the WINN program is right around the corner. Less than a year ago, the federal government announced the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN), a funding program available to help innovators commercialize technology-based products, processes, and services. Over the next 5 years, WINN will provide up to $100M in repayable assistance to applicable small-to-medium businesses (SME’s).

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10 Tips for Grant Writing Success

Jul 16 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding
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grantwritingsuccessimageWriting applications for non-dilutive funding? Learn 10 tips for grant writing success. 
 

Douglas Hagedorn has leveraged a number of innovation grants from Alberta Innovates Tech FuturesTECTERRA and more to fund his technology company Tactalis. Tactalis creates tablet computers with tactile feedback that help people who are blind and visually impaired explore, create and share interactive digital media.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Everything You Need to Know About SR&ED Tax Credits

May 27 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Innovation Funding, News, SRED Resources
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Boast Capital SR&ED logoThe Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is Canada’s most popular R&D funding program. In 2013, this program provided over $3.4B to over 22,000 companies. We’ve attempted to simplify this sometimes-complicated tax credit for you in the infographic below (and updated the content on October 14, 2014).

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