ECCIR's International Innovation Masterclass: Innovate with the Czech RepublicThe second webinar in ECCIR's "International Innovation Masterclass" series, "Innovate with the Czech Republic" took place on December 13, 2022. Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Toronto and CzechInvest, this webinar brought together a variety of Czech and Canadian [...]
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Matchmaking Trip 2022 From November 12-19, 2022, company representatives from ECCIR, Alberta Innovates, and 9 Albertan MedTech companies took part in this year's Matchmaking Trip to Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. During the trip, the SMEs had the opportunity to make valuable connections with potential partners and leading MedTech experts, while discovering [...]
ECCIR Attends the Enterprise Europe Network's Annual Conference 2022 in Prague From October 25-27, ECCIR's Project Manager, Laura Intemann, represented the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Canada consortium at the 2022 EEN Annual Conference in Prague, Czechia. With 470 partner organizations in 69 countries, the EEN is the world’s largest support network for [...]
A Successful Start to ECCIR's International Innovation Masterclass On September 15, ECCIR hosted the first webinar in our "International Innovation Masterclass" series: "Innovate with Bavaria." This event offered attendees a unique opportunity to gain insight into one of Europe's most powerful innovation engines, engage directly with Bavarian and [...]
ECCIR Confirmed as the Network Coordinator for the Enterprise Europe Network Canada The European Commission has renewed the Canada consortium of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN Canada) until 2025, confirming that the European-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (ECCIR) will continue as the Canadian Network Coordinator. "The ECCIR team is very proud to have been [...]
Interview with Luigi Scarpa de Masellis, a Senior Advisor in the Trade and Economic Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Interview with Luigi Scarpa de Masellis Luigi Scarpa de Masellis joined the Delegation of the European Union to Canada in September 2005. As Senior Advisor in the Trade and Economic Section , he is responsible for contributing to the fulfillment of the Delegation’s mandate regarding EU-Canada cooperation, notably in the fields of science, technology, and [...]
Our President Britta Baron was interviewed by the British journalist Robin Bisson for an article that appeared in the magazine Research Professional News. They publish news on research policy for the professional research community. Here is a part of the article published on Feb 24, 2022: Going global Britta Baron, president of the European-Canadian Centre [...]
Quebec’s world-class research ecosystem is booming. In 2021, the region is an innovative hub with talents, from both the academic and the business world, and tax incentive programs for research and development projects. Clusters, universities, and research centers are cohabiting in a strategic international location which still has a more affordable living in its cities [...]
Czech Ambassador to Canada visits GCCIR GCCIR President Bernd Reuscher and Executive Director Katelyn Petersen had the pleasure of meeting with the Czech Ambassador to Canada Dr. Bořek Lizec last Wednesday to update him on our longstanding collaboration with the Czech Technology Agency (TACR), and discuss future opportunities. The current Delta 2 call in [...]
European funding opportunities with Canada through Horizon Europe and EUREKA Network programs Introduction Canada is one of the EU’s oldest and closest partners and the diplomatic relations started formally in 1976. Even though an Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Canada and the European Union has been in place since 1996 – and [...]