Workshops + Events

Nov 30

Led by the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Innovation Hub of St. Lawrence College and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre as part of the HI YGK health innovation initiative, join local health innovation experts to learn about KHSC’s priority innovation themes, potential paths for innovative ideas, what it takes to test innovations in a hospital setting and how to navigate hospital procurement processes.

Outcomes from this session include:

• Learn how KHSC defines innovation in a hospital context.

• Gain insight into the top problems which can be addressed by innovation.

• Walk away with an understanding of how to test innovations in hospital settings and how to navigate the procurement process.

Nov 30

In partnership, NSERC Alliance / Engage grants and OCI’s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) will support post-secondary R&D collaborations with the highest potential for regional economic development and commercialization in Ontario.

Individual proposals can request at least $20,000 up to $30,000 from NSERC (Alliance or Engage grant) and at least $20,000 up to $30,000 from OCI VIP, with a corresponding $20,000 to $30,000 from the industry partner (at least 50% must be cash provided to the academic institution).The streamlined joint application and decision process enables companies to quickly undertake new research collaborations with Ontario-based researchers and have their cash contribution leveraged by both NSERC and OCI. The mutually beneficial projects are expected to result in economic benefits to the company and to Ontario and build impactful longer term collaborations between the researcher and the company.

Nov 30

Loyalty Programs: How loyalty programs can increase your revenue, and an overview of some of today's best programs for small business.

Dec 3

Build Bridges to Better Business on International Day of Persons with a Disability

Dec 7

Google Ads: Get started with pay-per-click search ads with Google.

Dec 9

Simple tips and tricks so your brand can be found more easily on Google.

Jan 20

What most often sets successful companies apart is not the policies, procedures or even the product, it's the people. If you take care of your people, odds are they will take care of your products, and your customers. This webinar will focus on how to do that by building an emotionally intelligent, psychologically healthy and safe organization that keeps teams engaged to deliver excellent products and services, over the long term.

Feb 10

An adaptable model and a solid online presence have never been so important for businesses. Exploring new ways and methods may seem daunting but when done right, ‘connecting’ with your audience can elevate your brand and expand opportunities, both online and off. In this webinar, we’ll explore how to get found, maintain the conversation and invest in your customer experience to maximize your online success.