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Research & Development

Finding ways to create innovative products, processes and service is essential for companies to stay ahead of the competition. The team at QEDC can help companies identify programs that support R&D costs or connect business to local innovation partners. R&D support and the innovation eco-system includes:

  • Local research capabilities at Loyalist College
  • Direct links to R&D throughout Ontario’s College and University networks
  • Collaborate with others business through our manufacturing and technology associations.
  • Tax incentives and grants
  • Connections to the region’s innovation eco-system partners

50 Million in Funding

QEDC has helped local companies access more than $50M in program dollars.

Featured support programs:

  • Loyalist College: The Applied Research and Innovation (ARI) Office at Loyalist College can support applied research, contract research, testing and educational opportunities
  • Ontario Centres of Innovation (OCI) has a suite of programs to accelerate the commercialization and adoption of emerging technologies in Ontario
  • Innovation Tax Credit (OITC) up to $240,000
  • Canada’s generous Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SRED) tax credits
  • National Research Council – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) grants and guidance

Contact QEDC to discuss your requirements and connect with R&D programs and opportunities.

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