Innovation Funding

Webinar: SR&ED and Other Innovation Funding Grants

May 07 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: Innovation Funding, SRED Resources
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When:  Wednesday, May 22nd, 12:00-1:00pm MDT

Where:  Your Computer

Canada is one of the most generous countries in funding research, innovation, and experimentation, providing approximately $7 billion annually to over 30,000 companies. Over $4.5 billion of this funding pool is provided under the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program.

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Impact of the 2013 Canadian Federal Budget on SR&ED, Innovation Funding and Entrepreneurs

Mar 23 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding, SRED Resources
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2013 Canadian Federal BudgetOriginally posted on the Calgary Herald

Last year the Federal government announced their first budget, as a majority government, keeping innovation at the forefront.

Specifically several changes were announced to the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program per recommendations of the Jenkins Panel to support a more direct funding model from the savings created. While the changes to the SR&ED program in the 2013 budget weren’t as significant as the 2012 budget, the focus still remained increasing direct funding opportunities to support innovation.

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5 Questions to Determine Eligibility for SR&ED Investment Tax Credits

Dec 19 2012
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding, SRED Resources
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5 Questions to Determine SR&ED EligibilityThe Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has just released a new policy and procedures document in which it outlines five questions to determine eligibility of work for SR&ED investment tax credits. This approach supplements how the three criteria (scientific or technological advancement, scientific and technical content, and scientific or technological uncertainty) are applied by providing a logical order for assessing them.

Below are the five questions along with definitions from the CRA:

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