Brian Cookson is president and managing director of international consulting firm RDP Associates. Under his leadership for three decades, RDP has assisted companies from a whole range of industry verticals worldwide to obtain R&D tax credits and government funding. Brian initiated and grew RDP’s practice in Canada and later branched out into the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe.
Over the last two years, the federal government has introduced many new incentives for research and development, mainly by way of grants or non-repayable contributions. In addition, certain existing government programs have been
Many people are surprised to learn that Canada gives out more grants to businesses, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in particular, than most other countries. When we compare grant funding for businesses in