REOII - About

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The Rural Eastern Ontario Innovation Initiative (REOII) is now closed.  All funds have been allocated.

Funding will be allocated to innovative projects from businesses and organizatiopns located in the Prescott-Russell area 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;
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.