In support of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s initiative to develop a new business innovation agenda for the province, NEIA is engaging its members and soliciting feedback on a series of focused innovation-related questions. NEIA will compile the (anonymous) feedback received from participants, summarize according to theme, and submit a report on behalf of its members by the December 30th deadline. Interested firms and individuals can participate in the short 5-question survey…
“Outdated procurement policies and procedures are acting as barriers for local businesses in providing their products and services to our own governments and agencies,” says Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “Our members have been asking for the reform of public procurement for some time. We applaud the government for listening, and for taking these necessary steps.”
“We were pleased with the result of our meeting,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “Minister Coady re-affirmed a strong commitment on behalf of this government for the introduction of net metering. The Minister and her officials provided us with details on where the programming is in the process and what the pathway is for implementation.”
The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), is issuing a “Call to Action” to encourage proposals for clean technology projects in order to stimulate clean growth, open up access to new markets, create well-paying jobs and, ultimately, enhance environmental performance in Atlantic Canada.
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