Useful Links


Federal Government Resources

Industry Canada

Directory of all Canadian federal government employees, officials, departments etc 

Industry Canada – Investment Canada Act 

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada – Canadian Offices Abroad (embassies, consulates, high commissions and trade offices)


Federal Laboratories

The National Research Council (NRC) institutes dedicated to:

  1. Human Health Therapeutics
  2. Measurement sciences and standards
  3. Medical Devices


Financing Information

The Funding Portal

Ontario Securities Commission 

OSC’s Information for Small and Medium Enterprises  

Toronto Stock Exchange

Network of Angel Investors Ontario

Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

Induran Ventures Inc


Job Board

The PetriDish



Health Research Networks

  • Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence (Large-scale, collaborative research networks led by the private sector, focused on specific research needs of industry):
    1. Québec Consortium for Drug Discovery 

Industry Assocations


Provincial and Regional

Canadian Research/Technology Transfer Associations

Clincial Trials

Clincial Trials Ontario  

CTO Intro Brochure
CTO Guide for Companies


Information for Entrepreneurs

Incorporating a Company in Ontario

Canada Business Network – Government Services for Entrepreneurs

Canada Revenue Agency – GST/HST


Innovation Centers

Communitech Hub

Communitech Data Hub

Invest Toronto

MaRS Discovery District

Ontario Centers of Excellence

Ontario Network of Excellence (a network of regional, sector-focused and provincial not-for-profit organizations)

Sustainable Waterloo Region


Intellectual Property

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

US Patent & Trademark Office

World IP Office


International Research Networks

Canadian research institutions and researchers participate in international research networks, including the following:



Health Canada – Drug, Health Products including Natural Health Products


Tax Credits

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

Ontario Business Program Guide, the Ontario government’s free, online directory of tax incentives, tax credits and government support programs for business  


Export Markets

Land in Lombardy 

Invest in Lobardy
Filarete Contract
PTP Summary



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