Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s new initiatives on intellectual property aim to help innovators and SMEs make better use of IP.
Organization: York University
York University’s former vice-president of research and innovation has been selected to serve as Laurentian University’s 11th president and vice-chancellor.
The Schulich School of Business at York University opened the Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building with funding from the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
A Waterloo policy think tank founded by former Blackberry executive Jim Balsillie is funding a new study that will examine how start-ups can get access to free intellectual property legal services across Canada. The one-year project is examining the success of the Innovation Clinic at York Univ’s Osgoode Hall Law School, with a view to replicating the model nationally.
York Univ is using an award from the federal Post-Secondary Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) to undertake $113 million in upgrades to laboratories, a new business school building and energy efficiency enhancements on its Keele and Glendon campuses…