Programs and Services

In-house expertise, partnership shared services, and a network of industry and community support

PILOTING AND TENANCY SERVICES

ihub Tenancy Package

  • Duration: 4 weeks (flexible schedule)
  • Locations:
    • One week at Educational Research & Innovation Hub (ihub) – St. Catharines
    • 3 weeks of flexible time between: ihub, Spark Niagara and Spark Lincoln
      • Spark Niagara – Niagara Falls
        Collaborative innovation space for the incubation and acceleration of emerging start-up companies and compatible businesses focused in digital transformation technologies.
      • Spark Lincoln - Beamsville
        1000 sq.ft. of collaborative working space focusing on creating opportunities for youth entrepreneurship in technology and education.
  • Connections: Minimum 2 academic connections (e.g.: classroom teacher, resource teacher, co-op teacher, principal/vice-principal) - collaboration period to be decided and scheduled between the educator(s) and Portfolio Company
  • Advisory services
    • Content development
    • External communications
    • Mentorship
    • Professional communication training
    • Piloting opportunities
    • Strategic planning
  • Facility services
    • Up to 2,100 sq ft of flex, collaborative space
    • Audio-visual equipment
    • High-speed secured WiFi Internet
    • Printing services
    • Clerical assistance
    • Utilities included
    • Free parking for tenant and ample visitor parking

    For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

ihub Piloting Package

  • Minimum 2 academic connections (e.g.: classroom teacher, resource teacher, co-op teacher, principal/vice-principal) – collaboration period to be decided and scheduled to accommodate both the educator(s) and Portfolio Company
  • For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

Expedite your Business

  • Duration: one week (based on prior scheduling)
  • Locations:
    • Educational Research & Innovation Hub (ihub) – St. Catharines
    • 3 weeks of flexible time between: ihub, Spark Niagara and Spark Lincoln
      • Spark Niagara – Niagara Falls
        Collaborative innovation space for the incubation and acceleration of emerging start-up companies and compatible businesses focused in digital transformation technologies.
      • Spark Lincoln - Beamsville
        1000 sq.ft. of collaborative working space focusing on creating opportunities for youth entrepreneurship in technology and education.
  • Connections:
    • Establish connections with:
      • Local/regional:
        • Public sector: educational, municipality/regional
        • Private sector: industry leaders
      • International
    • DSBN academic connections (e.g: classroom teacher, resource teacher, co-op teacher, principal/vice-principal) – collaboration period to be decided and scheduled to accommodate both the educator(s) and Portfolio Company
  • Custom event:
    • One targeted event based marketing campaign (i.e. planning and implementation, create and monitor an ihub website page, promotional event specific tweets, event listed on the ihub website and newsletter)
    • Event specific e-blasts to over 3000 educators, administrators, decision makers, industry leaders and community organizations in Niagara Region
    • Planning, execution and tear down assistance

    For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

Basic Marketing Campaign

  • Online and Social Media Promotion
  • ihub Blog Presence
  • Events Participation (Open to All K-12 Educators, Administrators, Industry Leaders, and Community Organizations)
  • Marketing and Business Advisory Services
  • ihub Support and Brainstorming

For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

Targeted Marketing Campaign

  • Online and Social Media Promotion
  • ihub blog presence
  • Events participation (open to all K-12 educators, administrators, industry leaders, and community organizations)
  • Marketing and Business Advisory Services
  • ihub Support and Brainstorming
  • ihub Newsletter Presence (sent out to over 4000 educators, administrators, decision makers, industry leaders and community organizations in the Niagara region)
  • Online and Social Media Content Creation and Sourcing
  • Targeted marketing assistance

For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

Custom Single Event

  • Event Planning
    • Targeted event based marketing campaign (i.e. planning and implementation, create and monitor an ihub website page, promotional event specific tweets, event listed on the ihub website and newsletter)
    • Event specific e-blasts to over 3000 educators, administrators, decision makers, industry leaders and community organizations in Niagara Region

For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca

E-Advertising Campaign

One Month Package

  • One promotion in the e-newsletter*
  • Logo 300 x 300 or Banner 550 x 175 image of your choice
  • Hyperlinked directly to your company website
  • Product/ business promoted on our Twitter** account when the newsletter is released

Three Months Package

  • Three promotions in three e-newsletters*
  • Logo 300 x 300 or Banner 550 x 175 image of your choice
  • Hyperlink directly to your company website
  • Product/business promoted on our Twitter** account when each of the three newsletters are released

Six Months Package

  • Six promotions in six e- newsletters*
  • Logo 300 x 300 or Banner 550 x 175 image of your choice
  • Hyperlink Linked directly to your company website
  • Product/ business promoted on our Twitter** account when each of the six newsletters are released

*4,000 subscribers including teachers, superintendents, library technicians and school support services as well as local libraries and community partners

** 1 300+ accounts with an average of 1.6% engagement rate and 47.7K impressions monthly

For additional info please contact us at info@ihubniagara.ca