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Innovation and Applied Research

The BMO-CIAR has considerable expertise and knowledge in many fields related to Intellectual Property identification, protection, commercialization and translation. We are also connected to experts in the above-mentioned areas.

As part of our services, we offer seminars to students, faculty, and staff. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Technology commercialization
  • Industry-Academia funding opportunities available via Tri-council agencies and other provincial organizations
  • IP seminars: patents, patent prior art and searching patent databases, copyright, CUE IP policy
  • Need for and use of Confidential Disclosure and Material Transfer Agreements
  • IP Rights in Industry-Sponsored and other Research Agreements
  • Training in entrepreneurship and innovation

Each of these topics and others can be tailored to suit your needs and the audience’s time available.

Please contact ciar@concordia.ab.ca with any queries or to book your group session.