juin, 2020

10juin1:00 pm2:00 pmCommunitech Virtual: Leveraging Government Funding for Your Research NeedsRemote


Communitech® is here to help guide you through these unprecedented times. On Wednesday, June 10, Communitech invites you to participate in a virtual webinar to discuss all things around leveraging government funding for your research needs.

The session will be streamed live using Zoom. The meeting link and further details will be provided via email after your registration is completed.

Communitech Virtual: Leveraging Government Funding for Your Research Needs

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 1 – 2 p.m. ET | Zoom

This Communitech webinar will feature a panel of representatives from OCE, IRAP, Mitacs and Innovation Canada sharing their insights on how companies can leverage Research & Development support to address their business and innovation challenges. Brief presentations will provide an overview of the funding programs available from these different organizations, with time for a Q&A. Attendees will learn how to address technical/business challenges with government-funded research support (with examples), as well as general information on who to approach and how the respective funding mechanisms work. Join us and learn how we can help in your journey towards innovation, commercialization and export.


1 p.m. | Opening remarks and brief funding programs overview by panelists:

  • Yves Richard, Industrial technology advisor, IRAP-NRC, Waterloo Ontario region
  • John Chiappetta, Manager – Business development and commercialization, OCE, Waterloo Region
  • Rawl Banton, Senior innovation advisor, Innovation Canada – ISED, Government of Canada
  • Amanda Green, Business development specialist, MITACS

1:45 p.m. | Open for discussion; Q&A with the panel and chance to chat one-on-one with funding experts after presentations.


(Mercredi) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT