i.d.e.a. Fund is a program that fosters inclusion, diversity, environment and acceleration while contributing to a green recovery. The program, delivered in partnership with Regional Innovation Centres (RIC), supports a more sustainable economy while fostering an inclusive and equitable recovery in Southern Ontario.
The program will provide specialized industry expertise to develop growth plans and related strategies in areas such as talent attraction, raising follow-on investment, product development and quantification of product benefits/market value propositions, commercialization of intellectual property, and market diversification.
Each RIC will distribute up to a maximum of $30,000 in matching seed funding to select innovative businesses in various sectors.
If your company has a project that might fit the criteria and is interested in benefiting from a financial injection of seed funding and executive-level mentorship, please visit i.d.e.a. Fund.