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Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent de l'industrie, des sciences et de la technologie

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NEWS RELEASE


CANADIANS INVITED TO SHARE THEIR IDEAS REGARDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Ottawa, June 07, 2017 -

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology is undertaking a study on intellectual property and technology transfer. It is inviting Canadians to submit briefs no longer than 10 pages by Monday, July 31, 2017. The motion for this study is as follow:

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.

The witness testimony to date for this study is available on the Committee website. For information on how to prepare a submission, please consult the Guide for Submitting Briefs to House of Commons Committees.

Written briefs may be sent to: INDU@parl.gc.ca.

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For more information, please contact:
Danielle Widmer, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Tel: 613-947-1971
E-mail: INDU@parl.gc.ca