Innovation Saskatchewan held a webinar on April 24 to explain supports put in place during COVID-19 and give the tech community direct access to federal and provincial funding experts.
We thank those who joined the discussion and offer the following recap for everyone in Saskatchewan’s tech sector.
- Brendan Reding from the National Research Council - Industrial Research Assistance Program spoke about the NRC IRAP Innovation Assistance Program (IAP). For more information about the program, you can email: NRC.Covid19IrapIAP-PAIPariCovid19.CNRC@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
- Jennifer Stelzer from Western Economic Diversification Canada explained Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. The specific section that is relevant to the tech sector is:
- Kirk Westgard, Assistant Deputy Minister of Trade and Export Development with the Government of Saskatchewan, reviewed the following program:
Government of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 information for businesses and workers: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-businesses
- Andrew Wahba from Innovation Saskatchewan revealed a new online survey where people working in the province’s innovation ecosystem can share their challenges and needs: https://innovationsask.ca/technology/covid19/tech-communication-form.
As COVID-10 continues to disrupt activities in our sector, Innovation Saskatchewan will regularly reach out, identifying solutions and connecting the tech community.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact: Andrew.Wahba@innovationsask.ca