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British Columbia and Yukon

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada build their technology and innovation capabilities. Our Industrial Technology Advisors work with small and medium-sized enterprises on-site to assess your needs and design solutions which can be tailored to your business.

NRC IRAP offers you direct technical assistance, access to the latest technological advances, expertise, facilities and resources. NRC IRAP may also provide cost-shared financing of innovative technical projects to qualified firms.

Thirty-three Industrial Technology Advisors work in British Columbia and the Yukon. They cover the lower mainland, interior/eastern B.C., northern B.C., Vancouver Island and the Yukon.  Expertise reflects regional industrial profiles and covers a range of technologies that include the resource-based industries such as forestry, mining, electronics, software and hardware, advanced materials, industrial engineering, food technology, biotechnology, construction, aerospace, fuel cells, electrochemistry, information technologies, engineering and physics.

In British Columbia and Yukon, NRC IRAP works closely with many different organizations including:

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