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Financing - Rural Eastern Ontario Innovation Initiative (RII)

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RURAL EASTERN ONTARIO INNOVATION INITIATIVE IS NOW CLOSED.

Funding will be allocated to innovative projects from businesses and organizations located in Prescott-Russell that will: 
  • Increase the number of high-growth firms.
  • Strengthen key clusters and build on areas of regional innovation strength.
  • Increase the commercialization of new and innovative technologies, products or processes.
  • Increase business investments in the adoption/adaptation of leading-edge technologies.
  • Create and maintain highly skilled jobs.
  • Increase the value of exports.
  • Promote inclusive growth and participation of traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, Indigenous and young entrepreneurs.
  • Strengthen opportunities and networks to drive growth, and support the attraction and retention of businesses and talent to the Prescott-Russell region.