Category Archives: NRC-IRAP

Toronto Best Place to Build Startups Due to Government Funding and Access to Talent

Toronto is the best place in Canada to build a startup, and the 8th-best place in the world, according to Genome’s Startup Ecosystem Report. The Canadian and provincial (Ontario) governments provide startups with substantial R&D funding from IRAP and SR&ED.  In … Continue reading

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OECD Canadian Economic Surveys

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released the results of their Canadian Economic Surveys.  The results revealed that strong profits in the mining and oil sectors have supported business investment , while the latest indicators suggest that … Continue reading

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The 2011 Jenkins Report suggested that federal funding be rebalanced to support more direct forms of funding (like the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program, or NRC-IRAP), rather than indirect forms of funding (like the Scientific Research and Experimental … Continue reading

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