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INNOVATION EXPO HISTORY

THE INNOVATION EXPO STARTED IN 2018 TO CELEBRATE THE IMPACTFUL SUCCESS AND GROWTH OF RECIPIENTS OF INNOVATION GUELPH’S FUEL INJECTION & BIOENTERPRISE’S SEED FUNDING PROGRAMS.

FROM 2015 to 2020, OVER ONE HUNDRED INNOVATIVE STARTUPS & SMALL TO MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMES) FROM ACROSS SOUTHERN ONTARIO RECEIVED SEED FUNDING AWARDED THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BIOENTERPRISE CORPORATION & INNOVATION GUELPH, WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO (FEDDEV ONTARIO).

THIS PROGRAM HAS PROVIDED SEED FUNDING, MENTORSHIP AND SUPPORT TO HELP COMPANIES COMMERCIALIZE INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS & SERVICES, CREATE JOBS, ATTRACT FOLLOW-ON INVESTMENT & CONTRIBUTE TO THE ECONOMY.