Innovation Place tenants and ComIT receive federal funding

On August 26, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WED) announced funding for 22 Saskatchewan businesses and organizations through their Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) programs.

Several Innovation Place tenants in Saskatoon were recipients of repayable project funding through the Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program, including:

  • Canadian Isotope Innovations ($700,000)
    Scale-up and commercialization of two linear accelerator produced medical isotopes

  • Curbie ($1,750,000)
    Scale-up of online vehicle sales and expansion into new markets

  • Intelliconn ($486,400)
    Launch of sales and promotion of new farm commodity sampling system

  • TinyEYE ($4,930,359)
    Expansion of online therapy services to capture new market share in North America

  • Viamo ($266,870)
    Scale-up of communication service operations and expansion into West African markets

The following technical training program, sponsored by Innovation Place, received funding through the Regional Innovation Ecosystems (RIE) program.

  • ComIT ($835,500)
    Expansion of digital employment skills training program to Saskatchewan and Alberta

For more information, read the WED news release.

August 30, 2019