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Network of Partners & Memberships

Who is this for?

The resources made available through the University of Toronto’s (U of T’s) research and innovation memberships and partnerships are intended for those in the following roles.

  • Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs
  • Professors, Faculty Members
  • Teaching Stream Faculty
  • Librarian
  • Senior Research Associate, Research Associate
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Student
  • Research Team Member
  • Research or Financial Administrator

What do I need before I can begin?

To access a specific institutions’ resources, please see the details for each partner below.

Overview

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI) manages memberships and partnerships with a range of institutions, facilitating your access to valuable services and resources.

Hospital Partners

The combination of the University of Toronto (U of T) and nine partner hospitals affiliated with the university creates one of the world’s largest and most innovative health research clusters. This network facilitates collaborations between health researchers, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows.

 

U of T Hospital Partners

 

Institutional Partners

U of T also maintains a number of institutional memberships and shared resources to assist Divisions and researchers with advocacy, outreach and community building.

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Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA)

COSIA is an alliance of oil sands producers focused on improving the environmental performance of Canada’s oil sands through collaborative action and innovation. The COSIA Associate Member Program allows stakeholders who share the COSIA Vision, but are not oil sands producers themselves, to work closely with COSIA Members.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

CUTRIC supports projects that develop the next-generation of low-carbon and ‘smart’ mobility and transportation technologies for Canadians.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC)

CBRC is a catalyst in the community-campus engagement movement. Their goal is to build an inclusive and open network, engaging already existing networks, to build support for community-campus partnerships, community-based research and community engagement.

U of T contact: Steven Hermans, Partnership Development Officer, VPRI

 

 

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Compute Canada

Compute Canada provides advanced research computing (ARC) services and infrastructure to Canadian researchers and their collaborators.

Please see Compute Canada Accessing Resources for detailed instructions on accessing their services.

 

 

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Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR)

The CGLR works to lead and collaborate with private, public, and not-for-profit actors of the eight states and two provinces of the region to build the region’s economy, preserve a healthy ecosystem, and deep cross-border and cross-sector collaboration and partnerships.

Contact CGLR directly at info@councilgreatlakesregion.org to access their resources.

 

 

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India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS)

IC-IMPACTS is dedicated to the development of research collaborations between Canada and India.  Their vision is to develop and implement community-based solutions to the most urgent needs of each nation.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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Life Sciences Ontario (LSO)

LSO fosters commercial success for Ontario's life sciences sector through advocacy and education, and promoting the industry locally, nationally, and internationally.

U of T contact: Sonya Brijbassi, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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Mitacs

Mitacs supports research-based innovation and works closely with partners in industry, academia, and government.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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N2 Network of Networks (N2)

N2 is an alliance of Canadian research networks and organizations working to enhance national clinical research capability and capacity.  N2 provides member access to the CITI Canada Education Program, which consists of comprehensive courses on a variety of research-related matters.

Use your utoronto.ca address to create a U of T affiliated account at CITI Learner Registration

 

 

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Ontario Bioscience Industry Membership (OBIO)

OBIO works to further the commercialization of Ontario’s human health science companies through strategy, programming, policy development and advocacy.

U of T contact: Sonya Brijbassi, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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SOSCIP

SOSCIP brings together industrial partners and academic researchers to provide them with advanced computing technologies and expertise to solve social, technical and business challenges.

Learn more about partnering with SOSCIP.

 

 

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Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC)

SOWC advances Ontario’s leadership in the development and adoption of innovative water technologies and processes.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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TO Health!

TO Health raises the global profile of the Toronto Region Health Cluster and facilitates collaborations between its stakeholders.

U of T contact: Sonya Brijbassi, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

 

 

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University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)

UIDP supports university-industry collaborations by developing and disseminating mutually beneficial strategies.

U of T contact: Colin Swift, Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships, VPRI

VPRI Role

  • Develop and maintain partnerships and memberships with selected research and innovation institutions in order to provide U of T with access to valuable resources and support

VPRI Contact

Please see above for the contact for each institution or find the appropriate VPRI staff member to assist you by checking our staff directory.


 

 

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