Seminar: Innovation Funding at TEC Edmonton

May 24 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding, SRED Resources
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TEC EdmontonWhen:  Wednesday, June 5th, 11:30am-1:00pm MDT

Where:  TEC Edmonton, Cantec Hub, 4th floor , Suite 4000-10230 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4P6

Join us at this exclusive seminar where you will learn about the different funding programs such as Mitacs, IRAP, AITF, TECTERRA and SR&ED and how you can prepare a successful application. The agenda for the event includes presentations, Q&A, lunch and networking. 

Speakers include:

Javier Cuervo, Mitacs
Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that funds research and development collaborations between companies and universities. Projects range across computer science, business, engineering and communications—any discipline. The Mitacs Accelerate program places graduate-level interns with companies for 4 to 24 months to work on a research and development project.

Robert Roy, National Research Council of Canada
The National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) provides financial support in the form of matching grants to qualified small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada to help them develop technologies for competitive advantage.

Stacey Ohlmann, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF)
AITF offers a number of programs, raging from $15,000 to $300,000, targeted at building small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Alberta.

Richard Gorecki, TECTERRA
TECTERRA enables Canadian companies and Alberta applied research institutions to bring innovative geomatics solutions to market by providing uncomplicated investment and grant programs ranging from $50,000 to $500,000.

Alex Popa, Boast Capital/ Plug and Play Canada
Boast Capital helps businesses recover R&D/ development costs from the government through the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program and Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (IDMTC) program. Through a partnership with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play Tech Center, Boast Capital also seeks to invest in early-stage Canadian technology startups.

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