Government of Canada

We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario .


Recent Articles & Workshops supported by the Government of Canada 

QPI leveraged technology and expertise to support 70 health sector companies

May 07, 2024

Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) looks back on the Health Innovation Kingston (HI YGK) initiative.

QPI supported over 200 startups to attract over $29 million in revenues

Apr 17, 2024

Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) supported the creation of 209 new patents and intellectual property assets and saw 136 new products, services or processes developed through the first phase of FedDev Ontario project.

With new partners and recent investment, LenSense hopes to start clinical trials

Apr 01, 2024

LenSense is working to develop a more efficient glaucoma monitoring device.

Cold Plasma Group solidifies partnership agreement for commercial implementation

Jul 18, 2023

Cold Plasma Group Inc. (CPG) has completed a cooperation and licensing agreement with GOC-NEXUS Europe GmbH to supply and to further scale up CPG’s plasma sterilization technology for cannabis.

WE-CAN client Anja Cahill found a way to share glamping comforts while supporting other Canadian businesses

Jul 17, 2023

After rediscovering the healing power of nature during the global pandemic, Anja Cahill, launched Glamping Essentials, a camping-inspired subscription box service based in Kingston.

Thanks to Wings, Demagel may soon be creating a new category market

Jul 12, 2023

Wings helped Demagel how to organize their ideas and learn from other participants.

Queen’s spinoff Dynamiris selected to receive INOVAIT funding

Jul 05, 2023

Dynamiris submitted a proposal to INOVAIT and its proposed project was one of 14 to be selected in the third round of INOVAIT’s Pilot Fund call for applications.

Wings program helped Insite Project Consulting Inc. get where they need to go

Jun 26, 2023

As a trained civil engineer and project manager, Nancy Dionne was comfortable dealing with the physical world of engineering but creating a new business didn't come as naturally.

Wings program helped Next Knowledge founder evolve company

Jun 01, 2023

Stephen Straker is a man who has built a career out of learning to evolve. When he had to learn how to evolve yet again, he depended on the Wings program to help him.

Wings provided Mantis Mirror developer Mike Kelly with soundboard for ideas

May 26, 2023

“I’ve been biking for years,” he says, “and it’s just getting inherently more challenging.” Trying to adjust bike mirrors while riding is a dangerous business. The Mantis Mirror System is looking to change that.

Kingston Innovator Wins Award for Cutting-Edge Work to Monitor Breast Cancer Using a Simple Blood Test

May 19, 2023

Up-and-coming company is using a liquid biopsy to monitor tumour size and provide early detection of how well patients are responding to treatment, helping to prolong life

The Kwe-Biz Program proves instrumental in providing resources and mentorship to many Indigenous women entrepreneurs

May 01, 2023

Over the past three years, the WE-CAN Project has served 130 Indigenous women entrepreneurs, 90 of whom received services through the Kwe-Biz Program as part of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem funding