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Submission — Engineers Canada

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Submitter(s): Lavoie, Alana E.

Summary: Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12 provincial and territorial associations that regulate the profession of engineering in Canada and license the country's more than 234,000 members of the engineering profession. Engineers Canada makes the following recommendations regarding federal support for research and development:

  • direct programs to specific research and development areas;
  • streamline the delivery of existing programs;
  • remove barriers to commercialization and technology transfer within program requirements;
  • continue to advance foreign qualifications recognition; and
  • put in place measures to maximize talent and knowledge inputs.

The engineering professions believes that the federal government, in cooperation with businesses, academia, professionals and other stakeholders is a valuable and necessary contributor to research and development and innovation in Canada.

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