“ We feel very strongly that Canada needs a program like the US Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, which is designed specifically to help the smallest businesses bridge the innovation gap.” (CATAAlliance)
The Discussion Paper is part of a seven-point working agenda CATA has created for the new government’s consideration.
Viewers can download the SBIR Discussion Paper at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fDKTBJDTWN0nTm_QujgixGvcnaZWvkUCjX6rmHAeIMQ/edit?usp=sharing
CATA CEO, John Reid, said, “Our big goal is a shared community approach to cultivating every advantage and eliminating every barrier to enterprise growth and competitiveness, a goal that is vital to realize the improvements that will let Canada rank amongst the highest performers as a competitive innovation-based economy."
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada's One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind)