Disclosure of Transfer Payment Programs Under $5 Million

General Information

Name of transfer payment program Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges Grants (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Program 1.3: Innovation: Research Partnerships
Sub-program 1.3.6: College and Community Innovation
Main objective Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges grants assist colleges to develop new or to significantly enhance existing applied research efforts and capacity in areas that meet local or regional socio-economic needs.
Planned spending for 2016-17* $4,274,346
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Industry-related, Non-profit organizations (colleges)

*These figures do not include operating expenses.

General Information

Name of transfer payment program College-University Idea to Innovation (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Program 1.3: Innovation: Research Partnerships
Sub-program 1.3.6: College and Community Innovation
Main objective College-University Idea to Innovation grants are intended to develop and strengthen research links between colleges, universities and businesses to accelerate the development of promising technologies and promote their commercialization into the Canadian marketplace.
Planned spending for 2016-17* $2,735,850
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Industry-related, Non-profit organizations (colleges)

*These figures do not include operating expenses.

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