Organization: City of Guelph

Bioenterprise Corp receives federal-provincial funding

Bioenterprise Corp is receiving $2 million over five years to assist knowledge-based start-up firms in the Ontario agricultural sector. The matching federal-provincial funding was announced December 8 although the funding has been flowing for more than one year. “The intent is to mobilize experienced talent in the agri-food field to help knowledge-based start-ups succeed,” says…

Inno-Centre establishes new Guelph affiliate

Inno-Centre Canada has established yet another affiliate firm with the creation of Inno-Centre Guelph (ICG), with $200,000 in start-up funding from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF). The announcement brings to an end a three-year quest to establish a coaching and commercialization facility in the city, joining similar centres in Ottawa, Edmonton and…

Guelph seeks new agbiotech funding

The City of Guelph has formed a committee to improve its chances for securing a portion of a $30-million funding envelope for the life sciences sector announced by the Ontario government in its last budget (R$, June 21/02). The Guelph Partnership for Innovation is part of a larger municipal initiative to create an agricultural biotechnology…