St. John’s Innovation Information Forum

Friday January 23, 2015

Atlantic Room, NRC Building

Arctic Avenue

St. John’s, NL

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Registration 8:30 am

Learn what the Government of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are doing to bolster innovation and what programs and services are available to help your business!

This Innovation Information Forum in St. John’s will bring together government departments and agencies to present current innovation and commercialization programs. Hear from representatives from federal and provincial departments and agencies on how their programs and services support innovators and entrepreneurs in Canada. 

Please note that due to space limitations, registration is required and will be on a first come, first served basis. These presentations are offered FREE of charge and will be delivered in English. REGISTER by email to

Partners, Programs and Services:

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) –

Build in Canada Innovation Program

National Research Council (NRC)Concierge Program

National Research Council of Canada (NRC) – Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) –

Research Partnerships

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) – Atlantic Innovation Fund

Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development – Business Investment Fund

Research and Development Corporation – Funding Programs

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) – Intellectual Property – The Basics