Helping entrepreneurs innovate

WELLINGTON, PEI – June 18, 2013 – Nine Islanders, including entrepreneurs, managers and community developers, had the opportunity to learn more about the Island Prosperity Program during a lunch-and-learn in Wellington June 18. At the request of the Wellington Rural Action Centre (RAC) and the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce, Innovation PEI officers Gerald Arsenault and Cody Clinton attended the session to provide details on the Pilot and Discovery Fund as well as on the Development and Commercialization Fund. They also answered many questions. Participants learned mostly about program criteria and amounts that can be granted. Discussing the programs following the presentation are RAC officer Jeannine Arsenault, Clinton (centre) and participant Willie Ballum.