The Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub in North Simcoe is an exciting, community-driven project led by the Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS).

It is currently being designed as a catalyst for local economic development, primarily focusing on enhancing businesses and encouraging innovative ideas. The hub offers a variety of programs, including skill-building workshops, mentorship opportunities, and networking events. These initiatives are essential for both established and budding businesses, providing them with tools and knowledge to grow, innovate, and compete effectively. One of the key aspects of the Innovation Hub is its collaborative environment. It brings together businesses of different sizes and sectors, allowing them to share experiences and learn from each other. This not only helps in refining existing business models but also in exploring new ways to develop products and processes. The hub acts as a facilitator for these interactions, ensuring that businesses can access the resources and support they need. Moreover, the Innovation Hub is not just about supporting current businesses; it also plays a vital role in attracting new enterprises to the region. By showcasing the area’s commitment to innovation and growth, the hub makes North Simcoe an attractive destination for entrepreneurs and companies looking for a supportive business environment. The ultimate goal of the Innovation Hub is to create a strong, vibrant local economy that benefits everyone in the community.
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Upcoming Events

Social Media Funding: OIP Grant Program to assist local Tourism-Related businesses

Thursday April 18, 2024

5pm - 7:30pm • La Clé, Penetanguishene

Robyn Hewitt, the Senior Communications Coordinator from Regional Tourism Organization 7 will tell you about RTO7’s suite of available programs, designed to support tourism stakeholders in BruceGreySimcoe. In particular, the Operations Implementation Program (OIP) assists tourism stakeholders in BruceGreySimcoe with a social media advertising campaign to promote their operation. RTO7 will match your $1,000 investment in operational expenses with a $1,000 (plus HST and fees) social media advertising campaign.

In The News

Join our Mentor Event at Tiny Hub: Connect, Inspire, and Grow. Transform companies and lives with your expertise! Free Dinner Provided. Tuesday,

EDCNS seeks proposals from qualified accounting firms to provide comprehensive accounting services. Submit your proposal by January 30th, 2024.

Unlock the potential of ChatGPT for business success! Learn to enhance productivity, streamline research, and automate content creation in this session. Tuesday,

Our Partners

Thank you to our esteemed partners whose unwavering support and collaboration have been instrumental in driving the success of our Innovation Hub. Without your dedication and belief in our mission, none of this would be possible. Together, we are pioneering transformative solutions and shaping the future of innovation in North Simcoe.