NRC IRAP across Canada

Tailored services. Local delivery.

More than 250 field staff and 130 offices across Canada give you access to the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) wherever your business may be. We tailor our services to your local context and specific technical and business needs. We are also co-located with a wide range of partner organizations focused on supporting small and medium‑sized businesses including local associations, universities and colleges as well as other science and technology departments and institutes.

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Pacific and Yukon

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Director General

Christopher Ryan

British Columbia, Yukon

Prairies and Northwest Territories

Julie Kennett
Director General

Julie Kennett

Alberta, Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Saskatchewan


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Director General

Michael Curry


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Director General (acting)

André Mouton

Atlantic and Nunavut

Grant Sullivan
Director General

Grant Sullivan

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

Division Services

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Director General

Jane Somerville

Client Enablement

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Director General

Laural Porth-Jones