Regional Council received a delegation from Pam Banks, Executive Director and John Switzer, Chair, Research Innovation and Commercialization (RIC) Centre, who presented an update on the RIC Centre’s activities supporting entrepreneurs and innovation in Peel Region.
The RIC Centre is a not-for-profit organization that offers coaching and mentoring, as well as entrepreneurial training, market intelligence and access to financing and also provides clients with connections to services and programs to gain a competitive edge. The RIC is funded through the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) which is a collaborative network of organizations across Ontario, designed to help technology entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas.
Through participation in the RIC, the Region of Peel is provided with entrepreneurial training and advisory services in addition to the advertising of Peel Region programs and services.
For more information about the Research Innovation and Commercialization Centre, please visit: http://riccentre.ca/