UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH
The University of Guelph (http://www.uoguelph.ca) is a research-intensive comprehensive university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The university has provided considerable support to Mirexus since its inception, particularly through its Catalyst Centre (http://catalystcentre.uoguelph.ca).
GREEN CENTRE CANADA
GreenCentre Canada transforms green chemistry breakthroughs into green products and services that enhance and preserve our quality of life and our environment for future generations http:// www.greencentrecanada.com/
MaRS Innovation commercializes the most promising research breakthroughs from 16 of Toronto’s top universities, institutions and research institutes. Our portfolio, built through over 1,000 intellectual property disclosures from our member institutions, turns discoveries into businesses through industry partnerships, licensing arrangements and spin-off companies. http://marsinnovation.com/
ONTARIO AGRI-FOOD TECHNOLOGIES
GreenSky Partners have successfully started, built and exited multiple companies. We have financed, mentored, directed and accelerated many others as can be seen on our Clients page. Our ideal candidates are early stage IT or CleanTech companies led by dedicated entrepreneurs who are experts in their field, and who recognize that they would benefit by expanding their network and team with GreenSky’s expertise. http:// www.greenskycapital.com/
GODDARD ENTERPRISES LTD
Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) is a publicly traded Barbadian company, listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange, with a varied business portfolio. The organisation operates in 22 different countries in the Caribbean, North, South and Central America under 4 divisions of Manufacturing, Catering, Import and Distribution and Financial Services. GEL’s subsidiary companies are found in: airline catering, industrial and restaurant catering, meat processing, bakery operations, automobile retail and automotive parts, real estate, the manufacture of aerosols and liquid detergents, investments, rum distilling, general trading, packaging, property rentals, general insurance, financing as well as shipping agents and stevedoring.
The Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified group of companies led by holding company Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the chemicals and fibers, homes and construction materials, electronics, and health care business sectors. Its chemicals business includes petrochemicals and performance polymers as well as performance chemicals such as Ceolus™ microcrystalline cellulose and other functional additives for foods and pharmaceuticals, and Aminocoat™ and other functional ingredients for personal care products. With more than 30,000 employees around the world, the Asahi Kasei Group serves customers in more than 100 countries.
ONTARIO CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
Ontario Centres of Excellence drives the commercialization of cutting-edge research across strategic market sectors to build the economy of tomorrow and foster a culture of entrepreneurism through programs that help young entrepreneurs develop business skills and launch new companies. To secure Ontario’s and Canada’s global competitiveness, OCE focus on areas that will deliver the greatest economic and social benefits across the province. Funded by the Ontario government, OCE is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs. For more information visit oce-ontario.org