Ontario announces support for hundreds of research projects across the province; Quebec’s INO optics and photonics research centre gets a boost, Nova Scotia launches a forestry innovation centre, and more.
Topic: Intellectual Property Strategy
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) received $15 million from FedDev Ontario “to promote new sustainable innovations and bring business support to Eastern Ontario in Canada.” Along with partners the St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission and St. Lawrence College, BIC will establish the Ontario Bioindustrial Innovation Network (OBIN), a hybrid chemistry cluster in Brockville, Ontario. The network aims to…
Canada’s new Patent Collective will reduce the risks of patent infringement claims and other intellectual property issues for SMEs.
A new patent marketplace is one of the Government of Canada’s latest moves to leverage public sector investment in research to benefit Canadian businesses. Called ExploreIP, it is designed to help entrepreneurs discover and commercialize public sector intellectual property.
The Trade Commissioner Service has renamed its Going Global Innovation (GGI) program to CanExport Innovation (CXI). The program offers grants to support the early-stage development of international research partnerships. It is designed to minimize the cost of finalizing relationships where there has already been interest between the research partners. Through CXI, Canadian innovators can access…
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s new initiatives on intellectual property aim to help innovators and SMEs make better use of IP.
Navdeep Bains is inviting Canadian teams to apply for a $30-million Patent Collective pilot program that will assist SMEs with their patent and IP needs.