Ask OS’ME’ & Friends Anything!

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Virtual drop-in sessions with specialists from the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and other federal departments for discussions related to government procurement and more!

Connect for a few minutes to ask questions on Doing Business with the Government of Canada or stay for the hour.

Occurring the last Friday of every month at noon (MT), this offering provides participants the opportunity to:

  • Drop in for information nuggets related to procurement,
  • Ask questions on how to sell goods and services to the Government of Canada,
  • Learn about tools, resources, and innovative funding programs,
  • Pick up tips on finding opportunities, bidding best practices, and more!

Federal Department Friends:

Sam S. Wasson, CPA, CMA
Financial Reviewer, Outreach Coordinator
Team/Department: Scientific Research and Experimental Development, Canada Revenue Agency

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program uses tax incentives to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada.

Marnie Fyten
Intellectual Property Advisor
Business Outreach
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

IP Advisors help SMEs and entrepreneurs understand the strategic value of their IP, and can provide information and guidance as they develop an IP strategy for their business

Karla Petersen, MBA
Senior Innovation Advisor
Innovator's Experience Branch | Innovation Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | Government of Canada

Innovation Advisors are former entrepreneurs who understand what it takes to grow a business. They can leverage their extensive network of contacts to help you find, and take advantage of, all of the government programs and services at your disposal — from financing to technical advice to foreign market expertise.

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 12:00 to 13:30
Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)
Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, National Capital Region, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon
Event type
Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) business seminars and events
Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Western Region
Event Language
Space Availability
Space Available