EDCO Exchange
April 2018
Innovation Article Roundup

1. Global Impact Review - University of Waterloo

2. Strategic Playbook 2018-2021 - Destination Ontario

3. BR|E Coach's Playbook: Elevating the Game - Eric. P Canada

4. How Innovating Got Our Town Moving Again - Perspectives   eMagazine

5. Why You Should Mix Seasoned Managers with Millennials - The Globe and Mail

6. There's No Good Alternative to Investing in R&D - Harvard Business Review

7.  The Rewards of Inclusive Innovation - Forbes

8.  Canada Needs to Rethink its Approach to Economic Development - Macleans

Technology-Led Economic Development Training
Presented by IEDC in partnership  with EDCO

May 17-18, 2018
Toronto, ON 

This technical course focuses on the competitive advantage of regions and the role of economic developers and community stakeholders in building an innovation ecosystem. It is important to understand the process of technological commercialization. In this course participants will be introduced to the legal and financial framework for bringing innovation to market, including technology protection and product licensing. Learn how to partner with government, industry, higher education, and the private sector to create a highly integrated network of technology and innovation. Multiple case studies will be presented to explain the role of business incubators, accelerators, venture capital, angel networks, gap financing, and more. 

This course meets the professional development requirements for the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) exam. CEcDs earn recertification credits for participation.
Upcoming Events
May 2, 2018
Free Webinar 2 pm - 4 pm 
May 6-11, 2018

May 7-12, 2018

May 15, 2018
Toronto, ON 

May 31-June 1, 2018
Stratford, ON 

June 3-8, 2018
EDAC Year 2, Waterloo, ON

June 14, 2018
Tweed, ON 

June 18-22, 2018
EDAC Year 1, Thunder Bay, ON 

June 24-26, 2018
Buffalo, New York 

Employment Opportunities
Toronto Global, Toronto
Until Filled

Toronto Global, Toronto
Until Filled 

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Closing April 30, 2018

County of Simcoe
Extended to May 16, 2018

Contact EDCO to post your employment opportunities