The new Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP) has been announced by the National Research Council – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC- IRAP), and is a fantastic opportunity for Canadian SMEs to accelerate their business.
BIAP provides funding support to help companies’ access business and technical services needed to accelerate the commercialization of their innovative products and services.
Working with NRC-IRAP, Wavefront helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) building mobile and wireless sector solutions access the business and technical services they need to get innovative products and services to market faster. Each client is provided with a unique set of commercialization services that are tailored to the company’s needs depending on their product, distribution channels, funding, business maturity and business strategy.
Examples of services eligible for financial assistance:
- Marketing strategy development
- Market research and competitive analysis
- Business strategy development
- Partnership opportunities
- Usability lab and Heuristic evaluation
- Machine-to-Machine testing and expertise
Guest post written by Wavefront
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