Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Site: Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Service: Business Incubation and Support Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Promotes and assists in the development of knowledge based industries and businesses 
Business Support Services 
  • Assists with Business Plan development 
  • Connects small to medium enterprises (SME) to expertise (legal, financial, sector specialists) 
  • Provides business mentoring and guidance 
  • Offers assistance with grant writing and financing strategies 
  • Offers knowledge transfer events and workshops 
  • Offers financing advice (angel investments, venture capital, commercial loans) 
  • Provides guidance on public funding 
  • Provides access to market information including market intelligence reports 
  • Assists small to medium enterprises (SME) adopt technology
Business Incubation 
  • Encourages the establishment and growth of start-up businesses 
  • Offers office space for lease including private suites or cubicle pods available for either regular incubator or virtual incubator usage 
  • Provides furnished office space for lease including access to fax, copier, internet and phone access 
  • Provides access to business support services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-7927
Fax 705-942-6169
Primary Contact Gerry Bugyra, Business Development Manager; Email:
Site Location Algoma University, Biosciences and Technology Convergence Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address Essar Convergence Centre
1520 Queen St E, Ste BT 200
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2G4
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Intersection Queen St E and Hugill St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Funding City / Town - Sault Ste Marie ; Provincial - Ministry of Research and Innovation, NOHFC ; Federal - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada -- FedNor