28 11, 2018

Humans of Innovation Guelph: Linda Horowitz

2018-11-28T23:09:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|News, stories|Comments Off on Humans of Innovation Guelph: Linda Horowitz

When Linda Horowitz’s son started learning drums, she decided she’d take lessons too. So, she picked up the bongos and djembe, a west African hand drum. The same thing happened when her kids started skiing. And scuba diving. “I said, why am I sitting here watching? I [...]

20 11, 2018

A Great Day Celebrating Innovation!

2018-11-20T21:31:07+00:00November 20th, 2018|Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Great Day Celebrating Innovation!

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister Navdeep Bains each sent messages of encouragement and support; while MP Lloyd Longfield announced that Innovation Guelph and Bioenterprise will receive an additional $2.8 million to continue their partnership in delivering federal seed funding programs to [...]

7 11, 2018

It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

2018-11-07T17:25:43+00:00November 7th, 2018|Client Successes, Events, Fuel Injection, Funding, News, Sustainability|Comments Off on It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

Agriculture in Canada is kind of a big deal. It generates $113.8 billion, or 6.6% of our national GDP, according to the Agricultural Institute of Canada. It accounts for one in every eight jobs in Canada. As a country, we’re the fifth largest exporter of agri-food products [...]

17 10, 2018

Innovation Expo Featured Sponsor: Linimar Corporation

2018-10-17T15:48:47+00:00October 17th, 2018|Events, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Expo Featured Sponsor: Linimar Corporation

Innovation Guelph & Bioenterprise are thrilled to announce that Linamar Corporation is now the headlining sponsor of our Innovation Expo on November 15th, this year! Founded in 1966, Linamar is now the second largest automobile parts manufacturer in Canada, with over 60 factories worldwide. A core belief [...]

25 07, 2018

The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Jakki Prince

2018-07-25T19:43:11+00:00July 25th, 2018|Client Successes, News, Speedway, Supercharger, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Jakki Prince

In the midst of her success, Jakki Prince is bidding a sweet goodbye to her Guelph-based bakery, Sweet Temptations, planning to sell the business and her food truck.  When asked why, she referenced Jerry Seinfeld’s 90’s hit sitcom, “Seinfeld.” “People used to [...]

26 06, 2018

26 Ontario companies awarded seed funding for innovation commercialization

2018-06-26T19:22:50+00:00June 26th, 2018|Client Successes, Fuel Injection, News, Speedway|Comments Off on 26 Ontario companies awarded seed funding for innovation commercialization

Guelph, Ont., June 26th, 2018— Twenty-six Ontario companies have been selected to receive seed funding from Bioenterprise Corporation and its delivery partner Innovation Guelph, the fourth round of a program funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). [...]

20 06, 2018

2018 Rhyze Award Recipients

2018-06-20T21:14:27+00:00June 20th, 2018|Media Releases, News, Rhyze Academy, Rhyze Events, The Rhyze Project|Comments Off on 2018 Rhyze Award Recipients

The fourth annual Rhyze Awards were awarded on June 14 at Innovation Guelph with a total of $22,000 in prizes given out! This year’s event, hosted in partnership with the Business Centre Guelph-Wellington, saw 10 female entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to a panel of industry experts. [...]

18 06, 2018

The rise of female entrepreneurship (and how we’re supporting it)

2018-06-20T13:23:44+00:00June 18th, 2018|Entrepreneur Education, News, Rhyze Academy, The Rhyze Project|Comments Off on The rise of female entrepreneurship (and how we’re supporting it)

Female entrepreneurship matters. Women-led businesses find new ways of innovating, cater to a more diverse and representative clientele, add important perspectives to decision-making, raise standards for workplace equity and strengthen our economy. But we’ve seen the stats: there’s a huge gap in funding compared to their male [...]

30 05, 2018

Good news for Guelph: community energy recommendations passed unanimously by Council

2018-05-31T14:08:45+00:00May 30th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Good news for Guelph: community energy recommendations passed unanimously by Council

We would like to extend our congratulations to a group of dedicated volunteers on the Our Energy Guelph task force, who have been updating Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative and preparing recommendations for the city. On May 28th, City Council unanimously approved the task force’s update - including [...]