Innovation Support Services

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Innovation Support Services’ mission is to advance research at uOttawa for societal benefit and impact through student experiential learning and partnerships with industry, government, the community and other stakeholders. We further active engagement between those developing new discoveries and those best able to make them available for societal benefit.
Chantal Matar

“I have received strong support from ISS with filing patent applications, liaising with international partners and reviewing and supporting grant applications.”

Chantal Matar, cross-appointed member, professor

— Faculty of Health Sciences

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Researcher, Pierre Berini

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A core facility is a discrete unit within the University of Ottawa dedicated to several research groups or departments.
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Innovation Support Services (ISS)

800 King Edward Avenue
SITE Building, Room 3042
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5 Canada

Tel: 613-562-5399
Fax: 613-562-5336
E-mail: [email protected]


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Our office is accessible by the stairs in the middle of the building or at elevators at either end. We are on the third floor of the building on the atrium (canal) side of the SITE building.