NEIA, the association representing clean technology firms in Newfoundland and Labrador, has joined the national CanadaCleantech Alliance. CanadaCleantech Alliance coordinates regional clusters, associations and hubs to identify and crowdsource issues, obtain guidance and mobilize for change. CanadaCleantech uses a comprehensive and coordinated approach that takes regional realities into account.
As a researcher at the Innovation Connector, you will have approximately 5 minutes to present the focus of your work, and then will be encouraged to engage with other stakeholders in the green economy. These stakeholders will include businesses and supporting agencies who may be interested in how they may partner with you to help explore how your work can be applied to industry.
The Atlantic Facilities and Research Equipment Database (AFRED) is an open-access databank service that links users (including industry) with the facilities and equipment they need at the stroke of a key. This networking tool will help make costly projects possible, accelerate research projects, and bring innovative products and processes to market faster, thereby helping to grow the region’s economy and create jobs for the middle-class and those who seek to join it.
“The new agreement is designed to reduce barriers to trade, open new markets for businesses, increase choice for consumers, and create opportunities for economic growth and diversification. This agreement provides Newfoundland and Labrador businesses across all sectors with fair and transparent access to a vast majority of the procurement undertaken by governments across Canada.”
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