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Beijing Future Science Park Sponsors Ignite Scale-Up Category

In celebration of the fifth year anniversary of the Ignite Competition, Spark Innovation Centre is extending their reach to include much sought after global markets with a newly announced partnership with Beijing Future Science Park. Spark Centre traveled to China with the Region of Durham Economic Development delegation in May 2017 and signed a reciprocal agreement with Beijing Future Science Park at that time. The $25,000 Ignite Scale-Up category award will now be exclusively funded by Beijing Future Science Park and will ... Read more

IGNITE 2017 Applications Now Open!

We are pleased to announced that applications are now open for our fifth annual Ignite Competition. Ignite 2017 will be handing out $80,000 to winning entrepreneurs across four categories: • Discovery Category: $25,000 • Scale-up Category: $25,000 • Ontario Power Generation Category: $25,000 • Student Entrepreneur Category: $5,000 The Ignite competition journey includes a pitch school, 60 second pitch competition, three minute pitch competition and 30 minute boardroom competition before a panel of judges chooses the winners. Outside of the prizes for winners, Ignite offers the opportunity for entrepreneurs ... Read more