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++ Action Item: Please review the list of advocacy campaigns now underway and in development with a view to offering your individual and organizational support by contacting CATA CEO, John Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org who can review support approaches.
All advocacy campaigns are validated by research and feedback from the community at large. Executives should contact CATAAlliance to launch new Campaigns.
Advocacy campaigns now underway:
Making the case for a 3 billion dollar SR&ED tax authority & new incentive models for commercialization
Classification issue regarding veterans on the reserved list
Making the case for a Canadian SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) program
Adopting an R&D Acceleration model for government assets
Expanding and improving Crowdfunding in Canada
Patent Box advocacy adoption
Three year work permits for temporary workers
Creating a better model for government procurement
Advocacy Campaigns in development:
E-911, how it works, and how it can be utilized in the current Canadian telecom industry environment
Addressing the risks of compelling innocent Internet intermediaries to assist in enforcing judgments (e.g.,Google v. Equustek) Public safety recommendations for the federal Budget consultations Making the Case for Autonomous Vehicles
Key advocacy areas included: government procurement, Reverse Auctions, SBIR, SR&ED, Patent Box, Cloud First for Canada, SME Test Beds, Commercialization, High Performance Computing, Certificate 116, Crowdfunding, Stock Options, federal Innovation mandate, 3 Year Work Permits, Intellectual Property Ownership, and Broadband for Public Safety.
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The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada's One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind)