Guelph, ON – We are excited to announce our first 2019 Innovation Expo, Innovation Champion Sponsor – Linamar Corporation!
Innovation Guelph and Bioenterprise Corporation are hosting the second annual Innovation Expo in Guelph on October 3, 2019. This significant event CELEBRATES the impactful success and growth of FedDev funded Seed Funding clients who have been supported by our two organizations since the program inception in 2016.
As an Innovation Champion for the second time, Linamar Corporation is demonstrating their leadership in the area of innovation through the support of this event.
“We are delighted to have Linamar as a major sponsor once again this year,” said Anne Toner Fung executive director, Innovation Guelph. “They are a significant contributor to Guelph’s economic ecosystem and a great Canadian business success story.”
“As a company that is known for innovation, sponsoring an event that highlights entrepreneurs, seems like a natural fit,” said Mark Stoddart, chief technology officer and executive vice president of sales and marketing.
Innovation Guelph (IG) Innovation Guelph is building prosperity for community well-being by providing mentorship and business support programs and services to help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive. Innovation Guelph’s business acceleration programs are designed for high-potential start-ups, small to medium-sized enterprises and women-led businesses across southern Ontario. Innovation Guelph also serves as a one-stop point of access to Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) programs and resources. www.innovationguelph.ca
Bioenterprise Corporation is a national, non-profit agri-tech commercialization accelerator, providing companies with customized, hands-on business advisory services, industry and technical expertise, and global connections. Bioenterprise collaborates with partners across Canada to help entrepreneurs bring agriculture, agri-food and agri-product innovations to market, increase revenues, attract investment and create jobs. www.bioenterprise.ca
Linamar Corporation (TSX:LNR.TO) is an advanced manufacturing company where the intersection of leading edge technology and deep manufacturing expertise is creating solutions that power vehicles, motion, work and lives for the future. The Company is made up of 2 operating segments – the Industrial segment and the Transportation segment, which are further divided into 5 operating groups – Skyjack, Agriculture, Machining & Assembly, Light Metal Casting and Forging, all world leaders in the design, development and production of highly engineered products. The Company’s Skyjack and MacDon companies are noted for their innovative, high quality mobile industrial and harvesting equipment, notably class-leading aerial work platforms, telehandlers, draper headers and self-propelled windrowers. The Company’s Machining & Assembly, Light Metal Casting and Forging operating groups focus on precision metallic components, modules and systems for powertrain, driveline and body systems designed for global electrified and traditionally powered vehicle and industrial markets. Linamar has more than 29,000 employees in 60 manufacturing locations, 8 R&D centres and 25 sales offices in 17 countries in North and South America, Europe and Asia which generated sales of $7.6 billion in 2018. For more information about Linamar Corporation and its industry leading products and services, visit www.linamar.com or follow us on Twitter at @LinamarCorp.