Industry Study on Effective Commercialization of Innovations in Canada

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“Goal is to enhance Canadian prosperity through the more effective translation of innovation into economic and social wealth through appropriate processes of commercialization”–  Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance A comprehensive study of Canadian industry commercialization practices and the effectiveness of various support programs will be undertaken shortly by Canada’s largest high-tech business organization, supported by partners […]

Webinar June 21 – Predicting the Likelihood of New Venture Success

The Canadian Innovation Centre’s Critical Factor Assessment (CFA) tool has a very good track record at predicting new venture success or failure – about twice as successful as the methods most commonly used by Venture Capital firms.  Even more importantly, the CFA can provide guidance on how to increase the likelihood of new venture success. […]

Expanding your Exports: Doing Business in Mexico

Special Event from The Health Technology Exchange Have you ever considered foreign expansion, but were too afraid of the regulatory hurdles? Have you ever considered Mexico as an option for the future of your medical technology?  This must-go-to seminar will show you how to break into the Mexican market.  You will gain knowledge while exploring: The […]

Power of Networking webinar, May 3

To a small business, personal networks are one of the most valuable assets. But how do we develop our networks? And how do we best utilize them? Find out how with this free webinar: “Harness the Power of Networking to Grow Your Business” Tuesday May 3, 2011 at 12:00 EDT.   Register at

Free Webinar May 3 on the Power of Networking

The Canadian Innovation Centre is pleased to announce the first session in the new season of free Ready Set Grow webinars.  This month’s topic is: Harness the Power of Networking to Grow Your Business The session takes place Tuesday May 3, 2011 at 12:00 EDT. Sessions are accessible over a standard web-browser.  (Attendees will receive […]

Discovery 2011, Toronto May 18/19

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will be hosting the Discovery 2011 event on May 18/19 2011 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. According to OCE’s website, Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. Garnering close to 2500 attendees and more […]

New Certificate Program in Innovation Management

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

“Productivity is the outcome of innovation.” The need to innovate is a high priority for Canadian companies seeking to thrive in an increasingly competitive global environment.    The Canadian Innovation Centre and the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies are collaborating to create a resource for those seeking to tap into the potential of innovation. […]

Innovation Centre partners with GoForth Institute

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The Canadian Innovation Centre is pleased to offer Canada’s leading online education for entrepreneurs in partnership with GoForth Institute. If you’re looking to bolster your understanding of how to start, run or grow a successful and profitable small business, take GoForth Institute’s 100 Essential Small Business Skills™ course today. 10 hours, 100 small business skills, $295 + […]