National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC

November 29, 2013 16:50 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce New Tool to Improve Canadian SMEs' Access to R&D Support

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 29, 2013) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce the launch of a new tool, from the Government of Canada, to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Following the event, Minister Rickford will be available to the media.

Date: Monday, December 2, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m. (Technical Briefing)
11:00 a.m. (News Conference)
Location: National Research Council of Canada
100 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5A2

Please note that officials from the National Research Council will hold a technical briefing for accredited members of the media, ahead of the announcement. Members of the media are asked to arrive no later than 10:30.

Reporters can listen to the technical briefing via teleconference by calling 613-960-7526 or 1-877-413-4814. Conference code is 7211655.

Contact Information

  • National Research Council of Canada
    613-991-1431
    1-855-282-1637 (24/7)
    media@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
    Twitter: @nrc_cnrc

    Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-943-6177