Own your innovation's future, protect your IP
OwnershIP by Innovation Factory supports Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises in preparing to develop and protect their intellectual property. Funded by the National Research Council Industry Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), this program raises awareness of the tools and resources available for SMEs to successfully manage their IP.
IP is more important than ever
In our increasingly international business environment, protecting your innovation and intellectual property is more important than ever. Whether you are a seasoned firm or you are just getting started, knowing the steps you need to take to reduce risk and protect your innovation from the threats of a competitive landscape are essential.
What is OwnershIP?
OwnershIP by Innovation Factory is an IP awareness and development program, funded by the National Research Council Industry Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), and within the IP Assist framework. OwnershIP provides Canadian SMEs with educational opportunities, workshops, introductions, resources and tools necessary to better understand and develop their own IP strategies.
Interested in applying for OwnershIP?
If you operate an innovative small or medium-sized business in Canada, we can help you build your innovation capacity and take your ideas to market.