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QUICKLY FIND THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS.
Consult these resources and free guides to quickly find information on available funding programs and practical tools to stimulate innovation and grow your business.
Localisation écoresponsable des bureaux (in French only)
Evaluate online for free the eco-responsibility index for the location of existing premises or building sites in order to select the best location for your company.
Technological and strategic intelligence
Learn what intelligence is, how to implement it in your business and what resources are available to help you.
Discover the advantages and disadvantages of obtaining a license from a company to manufacture and sell one or more of its products.
Selling products on consignment
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using consignment selling to conquer new markets or increase your market share.
Critical assessment factors for new products
You have invented or are considering developing a new product? See what critical factors you should consider first.
Considerations before expanding your business
Take time to consider these personal and operational issues before undertaking an expansion project.
Innovate in products and services
Follow the 10 essential steps in the innovation process to design and implement a clear plan to successfully launch your products on the market.
Use innovation to grow your business
Learn how to make innovation a key process, how to plan for it and how to create a suitable business environment for developing your ideas.
Prepare a business plan for growth
Learn how to transform your business plan from a static document to a dynamic model that will help your business survive and prosper.
Use design in your business
Find out how design can benefit your business, from product to business strategy development, and how to manage the process and measure its success.
Assess your options for growth
Learn how to choose the appropriate strategy for your business, when to implement it and which financial choices are suitable.
Guide Localisation écoresponsable des bureaux [PDF](in French only)
Use these practical sheets to choose a location with high added value in an environmentally responsible way.
The challenges of growing a business - and how to meet them
Learn how to recognize and avoid common growth-related traps to help your business continue to grow and prosper.
Know your strategic alliance options
Alliances can help you expand your market. Learn about the different alliance strategies, and how to avoid risks and choose the right partners.
Joint ventures and partnering
Get an overview of the key ways to set up a joint venture, the pros and cons of joint ventures, and learn how to manage this type of company.
Importance of knowledge to a growing business
Discover available information sources, the best way to use the information, and learn how to create a knowledge strategy for your business.
Develop new products and services
Learn to recognize key phases in the lifecycle of products and services, as well as the ideal time to start the development process in your business.
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