Commercialization and R&D
Discover the many resources available to Ontario startups pursuing commercialization and R&D activities.
These resources are geared for academic entrepreneurs, and technology transfer and commercialization officers engaged in taking research-based technologies and inventions to market.
Commercialization programs and funding opportunities that promote academic commercialization activities exist across Ontario and Canada. Academic entrepreneurs and technology transfer officers can find information about these programs and funding opportunities here.
The Ontario government maintains a strong research and development (R&D) infrastructure, including publicly funded research organizations, university labs and prototyping facilities, as well as collaborative networks that bring together public- and private-sector research. This listing focuses on R&D resources available to Ontario entrepreneurs.
Many different funding programs and tax incentives boost R&D in Ontario. This listing includes prominent Ontario R&D funding programs, as well as some federal programs.
Different business tax credits are available to Ontario entrepreneurs. Learn the key programs and tips to streamline your application.
Your institution’s technology transfer office can assist you in commercializing for your innovation.
Develop your intellectual property (IP) strategy in order to commercialize and monetize your IP.
With considerable experience in the space, John Buckingham explores a number of key considerations in preparing for negotiations of original licensing agreements, as well as for re-negotiations.
Applying for Funding: Four Hot Tips for Startups
Teri Kirk, Founder & CEO, The Funding Portal, discusses how tech startups can increase their success when searching and applying for funding.
Bryan Haralovich and Terry Lavineway of Welch LLP outline how startups can streamline the process of tax reporting and tax incentive claims.
Hear how startups can maximize tax credits under Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program.
Canada’s Federal Budget 2012 introduced changes to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program, administered by the Canada Revenue Agency.
In this video, John Sutherland, Senior Manager – Tax, Global R&D and Government Incentives, Deloitte & Touche LLP, highlights the changes to the program and their impact, and he shares insights for entrepreneurs to maximize their investment tax credits (ITCs).