EDP – Details

Funded by FedNor and Ontario Trillium Foundation, IION’s Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) (formally known as the Youth Entrepreneurship Placement Program) is a 16-week paid placement involving experiential and educational learning for high potential participants interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.

IION-EDP provides for-profit innovative companies with a competitive wage subsidy of $7,200 to apply to the participant’s wage ($12/hour for 37.5/hours/week) nurturing and building the participant’s entrepreneurial capacity while increasing the SME’s ability to innovate and commercialize.

There are 3-core components to this program that participant must complete:

1) Hands-on learning: Participants are matched with an innovative company
2) Educational learning: Guided & structured entrepreneurial educational program
3) Experiential learning: 5-days of off-site personal and professional development activities

When does EDP occur?
The next cohort will start Monday, May 4th, 2020


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