The Interactive Visit Initiative (iVisit) taps into the innovative capacity and capabilities of the network of Canada’s 60 Technology Access Centres, including over 2,000 business innovation experts and almost 4 million square feet of dedicated applied research space.
Canada’s TACs are specialized applied research and development centres affiliated with publicly-funded colleges and cégeps. These demand-driven centres, from across Canada, help innovative small Canadian businesses get more innovative and productive by:
Simply fill in the request form that applies to you with as much detail as you’re willing to share. The TACs will review it and Tech-Access Canada will promptly provide you with information about the next steps in solving your challenge.
Ready to get started? Fill out the following questions to see if you're eligible to request an Interactive Visit.
If your company is not currently part of the NRC IRAP program, or if you’ve not had an initial discussion with a college-based TAC, please visit the JumpBall program first and we’ll get you connected.
Our simple online form asks some questions about your company, you’ll explain your innovation challenge, and we’ll find a TAC that is ready, willing, and able to assist you. From there, you can connect with the TAC to discuss further and request an Interactive Visit.