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

Our current Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada website will remain available until the move to is complete.


The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development along with provincial and territorial counterparts.

Historic trade accord strengthens Canada's economic union

- News release

Canadian Free Trade Agreement will boost business opportunities and create more jobs.

New Research Chairs program will bring the world's brightest talent to Canadian campuses

- News release

Investments support Canadian-based technologies and create opportunities for businesses to grow and contribute to clean economic growth.

Services and information

Search for a federal corporation

Find all federally incorporated businesses listed with Corporations Canada.

File your corporation's annual return

File your annual return. A federally incorporated business is required to file a return annually.

Search bankruptcy and insolvency records

Search the Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency records to find information on all bankruptcies and proposals registered in Canada since 1978.

Search for Canadian companies by industry

Find information about Canadian companies that can supply your organization with the goods, services and technology it needs.

Find financing for your business

Search for government grants, loans and financing to help grow your business.

Protect your intellectual property

Find information about how to protect trademarks, patents, copyright and industrial designs.

Canada's wireless policy

Discover Canada's wireless policy: More choice. Lower prices. Better service.

Take charge of your credit score

Find information about credit reports, credit scores and credit repair.

All of our services and information

What we are doing

Corporate information

Portfolio organizations

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada.

Communications Research Centre 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.

Competition Bureau

The Competition Bureau, as an independent law enforcement agency, ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.

Industrial Technologies Office

The Industrial Technologies Office (ITO) advances leading-edge research and development by Canadian industries.

Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy

The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy supervises the administration of all estates and matters under insolvency legislation.

Measurement Canada

Measurement Canada is responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of measurement in the Canadian marketplace.


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