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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Conduct research and drive innovation

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Collaborative research

Engage research expertise to drive your organization forward and access state-of-the-art facilities to develop your product. We focus our research and development on your immediate and long-term needs to create competitive market value for your company.

Funding programs

We strive to maximize your investment in research through leveraging grants from provincial and federal programs.

Technology transfer, knowledge mobilization and commercialization

As a creator owned institution we offer opportunities to acquire proprietary technology from the university's intellectual property portfolio through licensing.

Culture of Innovation

Students have options to major in entrepreneurship or to start a business by accessing support through the Brilliant entrepreneurship program. Faculty and student-led starts ups are at the core of our culture.

To learn more about research and innovation opportunities contact the Office of Research Services.