Chances are, you’ve been the victim of food fraud at some point in your life. You may have bought Echinacea capsules that contained no Echinacea, or ‘wild’ salmon that was actually farmed. It’s also likely that the seller was unaware of the problem: food counterfeiting is widespread, [...]
“It’s not just machinery, nuts and bolts. It’s dealing with the people side as well.” — Martin Stocker, President, Metalumen Sometimes the hardest thing about running a business is knowing when to let go. It may also be one of the most important, especially when leading a [...]
Join us for the "So You Want To Start A Food Company?" Workshop on February 28th. Click here to Register. If you’re thinking about launching a food company, your timing is excellent. Innovative food startups are benefitting from the convergence of several market trends, says Jane Dummer, a [...]
Explore the business case at Implementing Employee Ownership workshop Feb. 16th Click here to register Innovation is one of the key building blocks of entrepreneurship and a sustainable economy, and today’s successful businesses must continually reinvent themselves in order to survive and thrive. More and more business [...]
Anne Toner Fung will join Innovation Guelph in her official capacity on January 3, 2017.
"Warm Summer" pendant by Alfaro Clubine. Available online Three years ago, Carmen Clubine was at a crossroads, picking up the pieces after losing her job as an industrial designer, when a friend shared a story about a young man he’d met while working for a [...]
Ontario Grown Quinta Quinoa products are available for sale online and in stores. The call to entrepreneurship comes in many forms: in the case of Katan Kitchens founder Jamie Draves, it was his struggle to overcome failing health from pancreatitis that led him to quinoa’s [...]
Guelph has become a hotbed for companies that are striving for a new kind of business success – one that includes having a positive social and environmental impact in addition to making a profit. Increasingly, these companies are choosing to measure and formalize their sustainability initiatives through [...]
Congratulations to Innovation Guelph clients Be Seen Be Safe Ltd. and Katan Kitchens!
A lot has changed in the decades since economist Milton Friedman famously wrote that the social responsibility of business is to increase profits. At Innovation Guelph, we work every day with businesses that are focused on a triple bottom line – social, environmental and financial – including [...]