Organization: York University

Study to review national model for offering start-ups free IP advice

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 taps SIF for $113 million in facility upgrades

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…