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Navigating Government Funding Programs in the Age of Covid-19

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm









This learning session will provide participants with information on the various government programs available to industry, including Covid-19 response measures.
At the end of the session, participants should have an understanding of the basic program requirements and how to best position themselves to access these programs.

Innovation Canada programs and services are designed to help business innovate, create jobs and grow Canada’s economy.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, is the department of the Government of Canada with a mandate of fostering a growing, competitive, and knowledge-based Canadian economy.


photo of Rawl Banton

Rawl Banton, Senior Innovation Advisor @Innovation Canada

Rawl is a Senior Innovation Advisor with the Innovator’s Experience Branch at Innovation Canada (IC) where he is tasked with providing expert advice to help businesses navigate government programs and services. Before joining IC, Rawl worked as a Business Development Officer with FedDev Ontario, where he supported businesses of all sizes and in various stages of growth. Rawl has a deep well of knowledge around the many different kinds of government programs and a wide network of contacts to support business growth.


About Innovation Factory

Innovation Factory is a non-profit business accelerator, serving as the catalyst for tech innovation in the greater Hamilton area since 2011. Innovation Factory provides business services, training and mentorship to help entrepreneurs with advanced manufacturing, clean tech, information tech, life science and social innovations to bring their ideas to market, increase revenues, attract investment and create jobs.



October 21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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