SARNIA-LAMBTON'S COMMERCIALIZATION ALLIANCE

Innovation Bridge was founded in 2017 by a group of dedicated organizations from the private an public sectors who wanted to raise the profile of the Sarnia-Lambton region as a community for innovation-led industries. Their vision is to build an innovative alliance which provides support to private and public enterprises to develop, evaluate and commercialize innovative technologies. Innovation Bridge is an industey-led

innovation centre that supports, fosters and celebrates a community of innovative companies. it provides support to companies at all stages of growth and development —from startups to rapidly-growing small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs). Areas of focus for Innovation Bridge include: information technology and communication, advanced manufacturing, automation and clean, green and sustainable technologies.

SOUTHERN ONTARIO

INNOVATION BRIDGE PARTNERS

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FOCUS SECTORS

BIO

MATERIALS

AUTOMATION

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

• Renewable Resources

• Agricultural

• Bioenergy

• Biofuel

• Biomaterials

• Biochemicals

• Green Materials

• Nano Materials

• Synthetic Materials

• Membranes

• Advanced Automation

• Process Control

• Instrumentation

• Process Optimization

• Building Automation

• Process Communications

• 3D Printing

• Additive Manufacturing

• Reverse Engineering

• Smart Manufacturing

• Lean Manufacturing

• App Development

• Software Development

• Data Monitoring

• IOT

• Communications

• Database Development

• Artificial Intelligence

Existing Sectors

 

Focus for Acceleration

CAPACITY

EXPERTISE

 

Through collaboration with key organizations, Innovation Bridge offers technical research and business expertise to assist companies with their innovation development and commercialization goals.

HIGH SPEED FIBRE NETWORK

 

Bluewater Regional Networks (BRN) assesses the different levels of connectivity requirements, with an understanding that those requirements are always increasing.

NETWORK OF RESOURCES

 

Innovation Bridge offers a network of resources in Sarnia-Lambton.

OFFICE SPACE

 

Office space is available for startup and small companies that the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park's Commercialization Centre.

LABORATORIES

 

The Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park provides access to 9,000 sq.ft of laboratory space for lease.

PILOT/PRODUCTION SPACE

 

The Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park offers 11,500 sq. ft of pilot plant space.

BUSINESS ACCELERATION

 

Innovation Bridge will provide business acceleration support to early stage companies focused on Information Technology, Communication, Advanced Manufacturing and Automation.

SERVICES

APPLIED RESEARCH

 

Lambton College's Department of Applied Research and Innovation works with its partners to develop a suitable working model ranging from direct research contracts to collaborative projects.

TRAINING

 

Innovation Bridge provides access to training as well as highly qualified personnel (HQP).

TECHNICAL CONSULTATION

 

Innovation Bridge advisors offer expert advice and industry insights on a range of topics.

ACCESS TO FUNDING SOURCES

 

Provincial and Federal funding programs are available to SMEs, and can be accessed by Innovation Bridge.

PILOT STUDIES

 

Innovation Bridge offers a combination of services and capacities to support pilot studies.

TESTING AND ANALYSIS

 

Innovation Bridge provides access to state-of-the-art laboratories and experiences, knowledgeable lab technicians for testing ans analytical services.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND COMMERCIALIZATION SUPPORT

 

Innovation Bridge combines world class applied research with unique intellectual property (IP) rights to foster an entrepreneurial environment that drives innovations from the lab to the marketplace.

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INNOVATION NEEDS

• R&D Laboratories

• Office Space

• Pilot Facility

• Full Production Facility

• High Speed Connectivity

INFRASTRUCTURE

BUSINESS SERVICES

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

• Technology Transfer and

   Commercialization Support

• Site Selection and Analysis

• Community Partnership

    Development

• Access to Funding

• Applied Research

• Access to funding

• Testing and Analysis

• Pilot Studies

• Research

• Technical Consultation

• Training

• Highly Qualified Personnel

STORIES

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CONTACT US:

info@innovationbridge.ca