Is a Canadian Patent Box System on the Horizon?

With the process of implementing a ‘patent box’ system ongoing in Quebec, much attention has been given recently to such a system across Canada to address our innovation gap—despite possessing one of the highest rates for R&D tax credits, Canada… Read more »

Start-Up Companies and Government Funding

Start-up companies are a popular topic of conversation these days, especially in Southwestern Ontario. There are many resources for these new companies including government funding and tax credit programs. It is critical that these companies are made aware of programs… Read more »

Northbridge in the Media

Check out our special report on changes to the SR&ED program in 2014 (published in Canadian Manufacturing) here.

Northern Ontario Development Program Funds Innovation

Small to medium sized companies located in Northern Ontario that are looking to invest in innovative projects that will lead to commercialization should consider the Innovation stream of the Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP). This repayable fund focuses on increasing innovation,… Read more »

EMC Seminar with Guest Speaker from NorthBridge Consultants

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium, is hosting a Strategic Interest Group event on January the 23rd, 2014 (9am) at Russell Industries Corporation. Jeff Mitobe, from NorthBridge Consultants, will be providing general details about the SR&ED program as… Read more »

IRAP Assists Gener8 With Innovation

Gener8, a technology company based in Vancouver, British Columbia who provides solutions to the entertainment industry, recently received up to $400,000 in funding from the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP).  IRAP, administered by the National Research Council (NRC), assists SMEs… Read more »

CRA Service Standards for SR&ED Claims

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit was developed to encourage companies to undertake research and development in Canada. But once you have submitted a claim for the tax credit, how long does it take to see the… Read more »