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Summer 2015
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Innovation and SR&ED

Research and development is the backbone of innovation, and Canada is a world leader in funding for research and development. The Canadian federal government provides direct funding for R&D initiatives through a number of sector-specific or regional grants, and through... Read more.



The main focus of the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) is to create wealth nationwide, specifically through the development and commercialization of innovative technologies. NRCIRAP is an initiative geared... Read more.



The Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP), overseen by the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), aims to bridge the gap between innovative Canadian for-profit companies lacking sufficient internal R&D resources... Read more.


Spotlight: Sol Algranti

Sol Algranti is an accomplished entrepreneur, operator, and investor with more than 40 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, operations, and business services. He has successfully acquired, grown, and exited numerous manufacturing companies, mainly in the... Read more.



The Investing in Business Innovation (IBI) program is an initiative geared towards southern Ontarian start-up businesses. Because of this FedDev Ontario-operated initiative, new businesses have the potential to enhance their skills and capacity to develop products that will... Read more.



The AgriInnovation Program (AIP) is part of the 5 year Growing Forward 2 Initiative that was introduced by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in 2013. The program received $468 million in
funding to support projects in the industry. The AIP is divided into two streams... Read more.


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