University Research Partnerships

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BHER Guide to Research Partnerships with Canada's Universities

Canadian firms are looking to build innovative technologies, capitalize on the expertise, solve business challenges and have new resources to help them work with Canada’s post-secondary institutions. These guidelines compiled by the Business + Higher Education Roundtable outlines practical steps businesses can take to create mutually beneficial agreements with Canadian universities.

This guide is designed to be open-sourced and customizable by individual post-secondary institutions and businesses. The guide contains advice on approaching institutions about an agreement, lists of common terms, case studies of successful partnerships, examples of a research partnership agreement, and frequently-asked questions.

Click here for the editable, Google Doc version of the guide in English