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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 31
Monday, October 31, 2016, 3:28 p.m. to 5:04 p.m.
In Camera
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)

• Terry Beech (Liberal)
• Greg Fergus (Liberal)
• Gudie Hutchings (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• André Léonard, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study on intellectual property and technology transfer from post-secondary institutions to industry with the objective of creating value in the Canadian economy. This study would:

a) Review the various technology transfer practices and policies presently in use.

b) Compare these practices nationally, and with the best international practices.

c) Identify incentives for researchers to register intellectual property.

d) Identify incentives and practices for the private sector to identify and utilize post-secondary intellectual property.

e) Review partnerships between colleges, universities, government and the private sector.

It was agreed, - That the committee invite Anil Arora to appear before the committee on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 with regard to his appointment as Chief Statistician of Canada, and that the meeting be televised.

At 5:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee