Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.
We are a federal institution that leads the Innovation, Science and Economic Development portfolio.
We are in the process of moving our services and information to Canada.ca.
Our current Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada website will remain available until the move to Canada.ca is complete.
Services and information
Find all federally incorporated businesses listed with Corporations Canada.
File your annual return. A federally incorporated business is required to file a return annually.
Search the Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency records to find information on all bankruptcies and proposals registered in Canada since 1978.
Find information about Canadian companies that can supply your organization with the goods, services and technology it needs.
Search for government grants, loans and financing to help grow your business.
Find information about how to protect trademarks, patents, copyright and industrial designs.
Discover Canada's wireless policy: More choice. Lower prices. Better service.
Find information about credit reports, credit scores and credit repair.
What we are doing
- Consumed by debt? Considering a fresh start? Information for consumers on the insolvency process
- The Contribution to Canadian Net Employment Change by High-Growth Firms, December 2017
- Fraud Facts 2017—Recognize, Reject, Report Fraud
- Licensing Framework for Residual Spectrum Licences in the 700 MHz, 2500 MHz, 2300 MHz and PCS-G Bands
- Consultation on the Technical and Policy Framework for White Space Devices
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada.
The Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC) is the Government of Canada's primary laboratory for research and development in wireless technologies, with a focus on the efficient exploitation of radio frequency spectrum.
The Competition Bureau, as an independent law enforcement agency, ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.
The Industrial Technologies Office (ITO) advances leading-edge research and development by Canadian industries.
The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy supervises the administration of all estates and matters under insolvency legislation.
Measurement Canada is responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of measurement in the Canadian marketplace.
Fraud – Recognize, Reject and Report It! #FPM2018
March is Fraud Prevention Month. Join the fight against fraud by learning how to recognize, reject and report it.
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