Webinar Recording: Solving Challenges – The Government Wants to Help You Innovate

This is the recording of a webinar hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre on February 22, 2018 in partnership with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises. To view free upcoming sessions visit wec.ca/MAF

Are you an innovative entrepreneur that likes to solve problems? The Government wants to be your first customer!

There are three programs focused on supporting innovation in Canada, representing over $100 million in development and procurement opportunities.

  • Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP);
  • Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) and;
  • Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.

During this session, our panelists will introduce these government programs. See if you can take on these challenges to fund your innovation and grow your business!

Facilitator: Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Officer, Women’s Enterprise Centre


  • Tess Menges, Supply Specialist, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Amber Mousseau, Senior Advisor, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada