Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (iiON)

Organizational focus: Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (iiON) assists innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups, and existing companies develop and scale their businesses.

Who they are: Based at Canadore College in North Bay, iiON is a regional innovation centre that connects entrepreneurs with experts and resources to accelerate start-up growth. It serves companies in various sectors, including advanced manufacturing, mining, forestry, food and beverage, clean technology, digital media and ICT, and life sciences.

What they offer: iiON offers several funding programs, including the Triple-P Program for equipment or software purchases and the IRAPID Program to offset employee wages and equipment. In addition to these programs, ION provides access to business expertise, market research, capital, product testing and validation services, and B2B networking.


Innovation Initiatives Ontario North
60 Commerce Cr
North Bay, ON
P1A 0B4

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Published: June 5, 2024

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