July 31, 2009 10:38 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's Top 10™ Competition Application Deadline Extended to August 21, 2009

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2009) -


Canada's Top 10™ Competition promotes the 10 most promising life science, cleantech and information communications technology companies from across Canada to Canadian and international investors and potential strategic partners.


Become one of Canada's Top 10 TM companies this year and gain access to financing opportunities, new markets and strategic partners through:

- greater exposure to international investors and industry insiders that are important to your continued growth and success;

- access to industry experts at an annual coaching session; and

- access to active investors through a series of investment forums in Boston, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C.


Start-up, early stage and emerging companies who are actively seeking financing in the areas of life science, cleantech and ICT are eligible for the competition.


Deadline for applications is: Friday, August 21, 2009.


Apply online at www.topcanadiancompanies.ca

About OCRI:

Leading the way for Ottawa, OCRI is the city's economic development agency. OCRI is the rallying point to bring business, education, research and talent together to create the winning economic conditions that allow Ottawa's knowledge-based companies to thrive locally and compete globally. At OCRI we promote sustainable economic development to maintain our high quality of life. For more information on OCRI visit our website at www.ocri.ca and for more information on the Ottawa Region please visit www.ottawaregion.com.

Contact Information

  • OCRI
    Kim Cunningham
    Manager, External Communications
    Office: 613-828-6274 ext. 256
    Cell: 613-851-0768