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Economic Development Projects

EcoTactix has completed a wide range of sustainable prosperity, investment attraction and market opportunity projects.  Here is a selection of our past work and clients who relied on our services:

Economic Development Projects

District of Kent/Agassiz and Seabird Island Band:  Joint Marketing Plan for Tourism and Business/Investment Attraction.

Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development: Investment attraction strategy for priority sectors including the identification of community competitive advantage.;

City of Quesnel: Investment attraction strategy and implementation plan to help diversify the local and regional economy.

Village of Hazelton: Community Marketing Strategy.

Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society: Operational Management and Strategic Advisory Services in its first year of operation.

Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development: Marketing, promotion and business development strategy and action plan for a community-owned fibre optic network.

District of Lillooet: Airport Enhancement Business Case and Feasibility Study.

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development: Business expansion in foreign markets training.

Prince Edward Island Business Development: Export training for small businesses.

Agriculture and agri-food business opportunities in the Baltic States for Canadian companies (client:  Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)).

Foreign market opportunity studies (20 EU and Asia-Pacific countries) for bio-based product and services companies (client: Canadian Biotechnology Strategy Secretariat).

Plant and bio-based products and services opportunities in the European Union, Korea, Brazil and Japan for Canadian firms (client: DFAIT).

Clayoquot Sound food security and traditional foods production and harvesting (Nuu-Chah-Nulth First Nations) education and training project (client: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Clayoquot Biosphere Trust).

Agriculture and agri-food sectors analysis of Alberta, Canada, United States, European Union and China (client: Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development (OICRD)).

Attracting U.K.-based agriculture and agri-food companies and investors to Olds, Alberta (client: OICRD).

Attracting American-based agriculture and agri-food companies and investors to Olds, Alberta (client: OICRD).

Attracting Chinese-based agriculture and agri-food companies and investors to Olds, Alberta (client: OICRD).

Attracting Dutch-based agriculture and agri-food companies and investors to Olds, Alberta (client: OICRD).

Industry Canada: foreign market opportunities for Canadian biotechnology firms; and

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency: Business growth through exporting seminars.

 

Industry and Sector Projects

With a strong background in international trade and competitive intelligence, EcoTactix has completed many trade and investment studies for government departments and agencies in Canada, the United States and Italy, as well as private sector clients.

Specific Industry and Sector Projects

Agriculture

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Biotechnology

EcoTactix conducted a comparative analysis of biotechnology industry strength in more than 20 European and Asian countries, as well as a competitive analysis of sectoral advantages for Canadian firms for the Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee.

Clean Energy and Clean Technology

EcoTactix delivered a Market Intelligence Report on the Alternative and Renewable Energy Sector, including solar energy, in Australia for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

EcoTactix produced a competitive analysis of the Environmental Industry in the New England States, including solar energy, for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

EcoTactix researched and analyzed various segments of the environmental industry, including:  Air Pollution Control, Hazardous Waste Management, Solid Waste, and Water and Waste Water to identify market opportunities for Canadian businesses. 

EcoTactix delivered a Market Intelligence Study on Water and Wastewater Treatment opportunities in New Zealand for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Energy

EcoTactix delivered a Market Intelligence Study on the Oil and Gas Industry in New Zealand for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Fiber Optics and Photonics

EcoTactix conducted an analysis of, and made recommendations regarding investment opportunities in the photonics/fiber optics sector for a private investor.

Retail Electronics

EcoTactix was hired by the U.S. Department of Commerce to analyze operational issues and make recommendations for market penetration for big box retailer seeking entry into the Canadian market.

Telecommunications

EcoTactix researched and reported on reasons for a Fortune 500 firm's loss of senior research and scientific staff to start-ups.

Transportation

EcoTactix research and analyzed opportunities in the New England states for Canadian firms providing good and services in diverse transportation sub-sectors sectors.