Market Readiness Program (OCE)

OCI supports early-stage companies that are raising pre-seed and seed investments.

How Much Funding?

Up to 50% to a maximum of $125,000 - $250,000

Who Qualifies?

Ontario
- Companies that have raised less than $1 million in third-party capital
- Incorporated for no more than five years and have principal operations in Ontario
- Currently or previously affiliated with a university, college or research hospital campus linked accelerator or incubator, in Ontario
- Companies with their team/IP origin at a university, college or research hospital are also eligible, even if not campus affiliated.

Eligible Activities & Expenditures

- Website development
- Trade shows
- Marketing

Program Deadline

Ongoing

Why EVAMAX?

96%+

Approval Rate

75%

Time Saved

33%

Fee Saved