How Brampton is investing in its future

Cross Border Angels and Experts is a global network that connects startups to investors, advisors and potential customers. CBA Catalysts is a new program that helps cities around the world start building an angel investor ecosystem. The program aspires to create a highly intellectual & resourceful group of community influencers CBA calls Catalysts.   Most recently,… Continue reading How Brampton is investing in its future

Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are partnering to support collaborative research and development projects by Ontario industry companies and academic research partners through OCE’s Voucher for Industry Association R&D Challenge… Continue reading Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

OICR enters collaboration with Janssen Inc. in the development of multi-centre clinical trials to identify improved prostate cancer biomarkers

TORONTO, ON (April 22, 2013) — Dr. Tom Hudson, President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced a collaboration with Janssen Inc. to find and test new biomarkers to identify patients with hormone resistant prostate cancer at high risk for disease progression and biomarkers of response to therapy. These biomarkers… Continue reading OICR enters collaboration with Janssen Inc. in the development of multi-centre clinical trials to identify improved prostate cancer biomarkers

Collaborative Spaces: Facilitating Research And Innovation In Healthcare

By: Shanza Anwaar The TechNext 2013 Conference ignited discussions, introductions, and a growing awareness of the need for innovation in healthcare.  In partnership with NSERC CRSNG, YourMississaugaBiz.com and Rogers TV, the Altitude Accelerator organized the event to bring together professionals from the healthcare and tech industries to discuss how to incorporate ICT in health, discover… Continue reading Collaborative Spaces: Facilitating Research And Innovation In Healthcare

Canadian Science Policy Conference 2013 Call for Proposals

Help shape our country’s science and innovation policy landscape by ensuring you are a part of CSPC 2013. CSPC 2013 is inviting all individuals and organizations from across the country to design their own dynamic and innovative panel sessions. Panels should be aligned with conference themes and should appeal to an audience with diverse backgrounds.… Continue reading Canadian Science Policy Conference 2013 Call for Proposals

LSO’s Awards Gala Recognizes Altitude Accelerator Founding Member, Dr. Ulrich Krull

By: Shanza Anwaar The life sciences sector is distinctively situated to help tackle some of the leading social challenges governments are encountering: growing economies through investment in knowledge-based industries, providing feasible and high quality healthcare, supporting affordable clean energy opportunities and promoting technologies that maintain a clean and healthy environment. “Life Sciences Ontario is a… Continue reading LSO’s Awards Gala Recognizes Altitude Accelerator Founding Member, Dr. Ulrich Krull

OCE Discovery Tradeshow 2013

  EVENT: OCE Discovery Tradeshow 2013 DATE: May 27/28, 2013 VENUE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre ADDRESS: 255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6 REGISTRATION: http://www.ocediscovery.com/registration   Register to attend Discovery this spring for unprecedented opportunities to network, learn, and explore a buzzing show floor packed with leading-edge technologies and innovations. It’s early, but the… Continue reading OCE Discovery Tradeshow 2013

Leading Innovation: Top Inventors From Around The World Gather For The National Academy Of Inventors Conference

TAMPA, Fla., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Nearly 200 renowned inventors and innovators from more than 60 universities, research institutes and governmental agencies worldwide gathered recently for the second annual meeting of the National Academy of Inventors, held at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa. A highlight of the event was the induction by Margaret Focarino , U.S. Commissioner for… Continue reading Leading Innovation: Top Inventors From Around The World Gather For The National Academy Of Inventors Conference

New report shows more Canadian businesses are meeting their goals through partnered R&D with universities and colleges

On February 19th, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) released a three year progress report on its Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation. The Strategy was launched in 2009, following a year of consultations with businesses. It aims to help companies realize greater value from their investments in research and development, accelerate… Continue reading New report shows more Canadian businesses are meeting their goals through partnered R&D with universities and colleges

LEGAL UPDATE: Denial of Canadian R&D tax credits – not a CCPC based on de facto control

February 2013 – LEGAL UPDATE via Norton Rose Canada  Under subsection 127(10.1) of the Income Tax Act (the Act), a Canadian-controlled private corporation (CCPC) may benefit from an additional 15% investment tax credit with respect to qualifying scientific research and experimental development expenditures.   In Lyrtech RD Inc. v. The Queen, the Tax Court of… Continue reading LEGAL UPDATE: Denial of Canadian R&D tax credits – not a CCPC based on de facto control