EPIC Nimble

EPIC Nimble Program


Funded by FedDev Ontario, the EPIC Nimble Program has launched in partnership with the WindsorEssex Small Business Centre, WEtech Alliance and University of Windsor EPICentre to support existing traditional small businesses currently facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program will support participants looking to adopt technology to create new revenue streams or pivot to a new business model to achieve sustainability and stay competitive in the fast-changing marketplace.

Benefits of the Program

The program is valued at over $6,000 in cash and services, which includes:

  • Up to $4,000 in grant funding on eligible services
  • Tech development work
  • One-on-one mentorship through WEtech Alliance
  • Access to the EPIC Legal Triage team on legal and intellectual property related questions
  • Access to Small Business Centre’s programs and services
  • Access to WEtech’s client perks on eligible discounts and credits on various cloud platforms and software


The program is open to any existing for-profit small business in the Windsor-Essex region with at least two years of operation. Eligible applicants must propose an innovative idea, describing how the idea can help their businesses achieve sustainability or gain competitive advantage in the marketplace by adopting technology.


Applications close April 30, 2020. Projects may start anytime after May 8 but must be completed before Nov. 30. Please click below for more information and to apply.