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Innovation Information Forum (IIF) – Southwestern Ontario



outhwestern Ontario -  Public Services and Procurement Canada - Procurement Assistance Canada - Ontario Region and their Government of Canada partners are hosting this unique event for the Southern Ontario business community. This event will be hosted in partnership with local partners WEtech AllianceSarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and London Economic Development Corporation.


Partners, Programs and Services: (* presenters are subject to change)



12:15 pm - Virtual check in

12:30 pm - Greetings and opening remarks from local partners

12:35 pm - Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) – Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) - Demystifying Federal Procurement 

12:50 pm - Department of National Defence (DND) - Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)

1:15 pm - National Research Council (NRC) - Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

1:45 pm - Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) - Intellectual Property - The Basics

2:15 pm - Natural Science and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) - Alliance Grants 

2:45 pm - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) - Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) – Tax Incentive Program 

3:15 pm - FedDev Ontario - Industrial and Technological Benefits

3:45 pm - Closing remarks - Local Partners

4:00 pm - END


If you require special assistance or are having difficulties registering please contact the Procurement Assistance Canada - Ontario Region at 1-800-668-5378 or

*Please note a final confirmation email will be provided to all registered attendees with additional instructions and connection details in the days leading upto the event. The presentations are offered FREE of charge and will be delivered in English. Please contact us for service in French.

**Please provide an active email address when you register as additional information regarding the event will be sent to you a few days before the event.

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