Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre


The NWO Innovation Centre currently offers the following programs and services:

Innovator Membership

Innovator membership is intended for high potential companies that require hands on assistance and man power to accelerate growth.  Services include business advisory, market research, business modelling, business plans, funding applications, product development, investment pitch, raising capital, marketing consulting services, and more!

Advance Program

The intent of this program is to provide early stage technical assistance and support services to assist in the successful launch and growth of innovative products and companies. Acceptable projects include, but not be limited to, the following:

1. Access to engineering design and design-for-manufacture resources

2. Collaboration for prototype development

3. Technical feasibility analysis

4. Productivity enhancement analysis

Next Level Program

This program provides funding to assist with the commercialization of innovative high potential businesses to accelerate sales growth.  Typical activities include sales and marketing, product development, and productivity enhancement.  Click on link for more detail.

Venture Vault

The Venture Vault is a workplace and incubator designed for new entrepreneurs, infused with the energy and resources of the Thunder Bay innovation community. It’s a place to innovate, collaborate and build successful ventures.

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Box 398
2400 Nipigon Rd.
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4W1

Telephone: 807-768-6682
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Fax: 807-768-6683

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