Government of Canada Plastics Challenge

NRCAN is seeking solutions that result in foam insulation products (either spray foam or rigid foam board) that: are predominantly derived from Canadian forest residue; have similar insulation values (within 20%) as currently available petroleum-based versions; would have similar cost (within 20%) as currently available petroleum-based versions; are less flammable than petroleum-based versions; are fully recyclable at end of life and, last but not least, would generate less (GHG) emissions during manufacturing.

Open Applications for AIRBUS BizLab

Participate in a six-month acceleration programme in one of four campuses in Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany), Bangalore (India) and Madrid (Spain). Start ups receive access to a dedicated coaching staff, experts, mentors, networking opportunities and co-working-space. As part of the programme, the BizLab offers an equity-free cash funding option of up to 50,000€ to implement a Proof of Concept.


For the startups that are chosen $100,000 USD of investment per startup will be awarded. Additional funding may be provided depending on business potential, market readiness and contribution to the industrial ecosystem in Taiwan.

Canadian Experiences Funds

The Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF), delivered by regional development agencies across the country, is a two-year $58.5-million national program to help Canada’s tourism sector innovate and grow. FedDev Ontario has been allocated more than $11 million to deliver this Fund in southern Ontario.

AWS for Haltech Clients

There is no such thing as a free lunch, but there is such a thing as free Amazon Web Services (AWS). Haltech has recently signed up as an Amazon Web Services Activate site which means our clients can access the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow. With the AWS Activate program, startups get access to the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS - including credits, training and support:

  • $5,000 in AWS Promotional Credit valid for 2 years
  • 1 year of AWS Business Support (up to $5,000)
  • 80 credits or Self-Paced Labs ($80 value)

For details on how to sign up – contact or

New Partnership With Hubspot

Grow your business faster and better with Hubspot for Startups. Companies who use the Hubspot Growth Platform acquire and retain more customers with Hubspot's software, educational resources, and robust integrations. With this exclusive Haltech-only offer, clients receive 90% off pricing.To see if you qualify, please contact for more info!

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Marketing Masters Meetup (M3)

Become an expert at showcasing your company and learning about the latest trends in marketing and entrepreneurship at this informal, clinic-style meetup. We are bringing together industry experts in marketing, advertising and PR to help grow your team or find your next business opportunity. Topics we cover come from your suggestion

Finance and Funding (F&F)

Haltech’s Finance & Funding Meetup is intended to help entrepreneurs understand finance fundamentals, cashflow management, and discover available funding opportunities. This early-morning meetup takes place in a casual and fun environment with advice provided from locally-sourced financial and funding service professionals.

Start Me Up! Clinics for early-stage entrepreneurs

Series for budding tech entrepreneurs and existing clients who are at IDEA, DISCOVERY and VALIDATION stage. This three-part clinic series is designed to help you enhance your business idea, strengthen your business model and revitalize your go-to-market messaging plan so that you can attract customers and win in the market.

IP Clinic

Foundations and types of intellectual property.

Financial Literacy and Financial Modeling

This 2-part workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs understand basic financial concepts, build a cash flow model to use in running their businesses and identify key concepts of valuation that apply to their businesses.

Hi5 Pitching Competition

Haltech Hi5 Pitch Competition features our high potential, innovative companies who are competing for a cash award. The competition provides innovative startup companies with an opportunity to generate awareness of their technology, ability to present in front of a broad audience, exposure to industry partners and investors and a free booth at the show

OCE Discovery

OCE Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference that brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. It showcases leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech.


Attracting over 200 attendees, the FUTURES is an event that connects technology developers, innovators and business leaders to discuss innovation opportunities in various tech sectors toward the goal of addressing the key challenges, building partnerships, highlighting the talent and innovation happening in Halton Region. The summit format usually include invited keynote talks from technology & business leaders in Halton region and surrounding areas, a panel discussion, Exhibitor Spotlight and also Startup Spotlight session that features the region’s rising stars in smart technologies.

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This is where technology, talent and ideas come together. Led by the Burlington Economic Development Corporation, TechPlace is where new and growing technology companies get everything they need to grow and succeed. It doesn’t matter if your company is new or established, headquartered in Burlington or not so local. If innovation is your goal, and technology is your strategy, TechPlace is for you.


The Milton Education Village (MEV) Innovation Centre is dedicated to creating a place for innovation through collaboration and inspiration. The Innovation Centre assists entrepreneurs and the Milton community by providing collaborative workspaces, networking opportunities, and professional services. Free hotdesking for Haltech clients (by appointment only). Haltech clients receive special rates.

ACE Coworking

A community for entrepreneurs, start-ups, freelancers & creatives. Come to be inspired, network and collaborate at ACE Coworking. Haltech clients receive special rates.


alternawork is a communal cowork facility serving the thriving Oakville tech community. Haltech clients receive special rates.

Office Occupier

Jim Wilson, Vice President, Occupier Services - CBRE Limited, works exclusively with office occupiers and focuses on generating more value per square foot from fewer square feet.