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May 11-12, 2011

The 10th annual RE$EARCH MONEY Conference

Presented in collaboration with the National Research Council

“Priming the Pump:
The Role of Government R&D Support in Business Innovation”
Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa

Join RE$EARCH MONEY to explore the role of government research support in stimulating business innovation.

  • How are Canada and other countries supporting economic growth through R&D in the private and public sectors?
  • How are investments in research support linked to industrial and economic strategies and programs?
  • What are the expected outcomes and how do governments measure them?
  • Hear national, international and regional practitioners and experts share their experience and insights.

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Rick Harwig, GM, Harwig Innovation Services (former Philips CTO)
  • Mag Iskander, President, Information Systems, MDA
  • John McDougall, President, National Research Council
  • Alistair Nolan, OECD Education Directorate
  • Laurier Schramm, President & CEO, Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Geneviève Tanguay, ADM, Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, Québec