IPON invests $4.6M to bolster IP capacity at postsecondary institutions


The Government of Ontario agency Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON) is investing $4.6M into postsecondary institutions to support their efforts to commercialize ideas and products. $1.7M of this investment will expand an existing pilot program that helps postsecondary institutions improve their resources related to IP commercialization and improve their internal IP knowledge. Institutions involved in the pilot project include Collège La Cité, Conestoga College, Durham College, Lakehead University, Lambton College, Laurentian University, Niagara College, Nipissing University, Trent University, and York University. The other $2.9M will support new projects at Brock University, Carleton University, George Brown College, Georgian College, McMaster University, Sheridan College, Toronto Metropolitan University, University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, and University of Windsor.

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