November 15, 2011


NEIA News                                                           


Holiday Social and Networking Event


Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with other NEIA members.  The Holiday Social will take place at the historic Crow's Nest, next to the War Memorial, St. John's.


Please RSVP: Monday, November 28 by 5pm.


Sponsorship opportunities are available! 


When: Thursday, December 1, 2011

To register: Joanne Strugnell at  or 772-3333.


Of Interest!                                                         


30 Day Notice: Public Review Schedule for Hebron Public Review Commission

Transcontinental Market Research, a program created by Memorial University's SIFE organization, offers businesses the opportunity to gather market information by hiring MUN Business students for micro consulting projects. For a program fee of $500, companies get a confidential report that includes recommendations and an implementation plan. England is the only location available and has 3 spots left. For more information contact David de Visser at or 864-8986

Deadline Extended to November 30, 2011 for Innovation Programs
The Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development business development programs help address the funding challenges that companies face as they develop new technologies, processes, products and services. The department's business development funding supports the transformation of innovative ideas into new commercial products. The deadline to apply for funding has now been extended to November 30, 2011. More Info

New Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) Launched

The new Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) is an up to $50 million program ending March 31, 2013 that supports research, development, commercialization and adoption of new products, technologies, processes and services. More Info   


The program is now open to receive applications to provide funding through two streams:

  •  Knowledge Creation and Transfer for projects that accelerate the research and development, application and transfer of knowledge and technologies in the sector; and
  • Commercialization for projects that support the competitiveness, sustainability and adaptability of the sector by increasing the rate of successful commercialization and adoption of agri-based innovations in Canada.


Conferences, Workshops & Seminars  


November 16, 2011: Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industry Association Fall Seminar, St. John's (NL)


November 16, 2011: Newfoundland & Labrador Employers' Council Conference, St. John's (NL)


November 24 - 26, 2011: 2011 Economic Development Summit, Gander (NL) 


February 13 - 14, 2011: 2012 EnerCan West Conference, Regina (SK)  


March 14 - 16, 2012: GLOBE 2012 Business Environment Event, Vancouver (BC)


March 27 - 29, 2012: Asia Water 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 


For more listings of conferences, workshops & seminars 



Professional Opportunities

Supplier Development Session: Selling to the Public Sector, November 22, 2011 St. John's (NL)

Free One-on-One Business Consultations:
Canada Business Centre, November 22 - 25, 2011, St. John's (NL)

Expressions of Interest:
Irish/Canadian Business Partnerships for Middle East Market, Ireland

Trade Mission:
EU's Environmental Market, November 29 - December 2, 2011, Paris (France)

Trade Show
: Meet the Buyers Reverse Trade Show, November 22, 2011, St. John's (NL) 

Call for Abstracts: Watertech 2011, Deadline December 23, 2011, Banff (AB)

Trade Mission: Oceanology International Atlantic Canadian Pavilion, March 13 - 15, 2011, London (UK)


Email:     Phone: 709.772.3342


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