Programs and Services
Growing your business? We can help.
We have a dedicated team on hand to get you started and navigate the options. With practical business experience and market know-how, we help you discover and do business in markets around the world and connect to the right programs, services and solutions.
Here’s a quick snapshot of the programs and services available to help your business succeed:
In your business scaling up for the competitive US market? The NSBI Scale-Up Cambridge Program provides technology-focused, high-growth businesses with access to shared office space and an in-market business development professional in Cambridge, MA for a one-year term.
Want to access post-secondary institution research and resources? The Productivity and Innovation Voucher Program connects small and medium sized businesses with university or college level expertise to conduct research, solve problems, improve productivity or to develop a new product, service or process. The program provides vouchers up to $15,000 for new projects and up to $25,000 to build on work already done.
Does the export plan for your business include travelling outside of the province? The Export Growth Program offsets the costs of travel to attend a trade show, visit clients, or even bring clients to you. The program contributes up to 50% of eligible costs.
Would your business benefit from the services of a professional consultant? The Small Business Development Program offsets the costs of hiring a private sector consultant to conduct research, improve productivity, competitiveness, and capacity, or remove barriers to exporting. The program contributes up to 50% of eligible project costs.
Ready to do business in China? Experienced exporters can take advantage of NSBI’s membership benefits with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) in Shanghai. Eligible companies get up to five sector-specific business referral inquiries and access to meeting space, basic interpretation services and reliable resources at discounted rates.
Considering a capital investment to increase global competitiveness? The Innovation rebate Program works as a rebate against a company’s direct capital costs. The program provides a 25% rebate of eligible project costs.
Would access to research help identify export opportunities? Our Trade Market Intelligence service helps small and medium sized businesses identify export opportunities for products and services within markets of interest.
Ready to take your agri-food and beverage products to market in China? The Export Logistics Service – China Market supports export-ready agri-food and beverage companies interested in having their products shipped, stored, promoted and sold in China via an import and logistics firm (importer) located in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone in Shanghai, China.
Ready to explore new markets? Join us for one of the many trade missions we organize and participate in around the globe. Trade Missions are a cost-effective way to find new buyers, customers and partners or attract investment and capital.