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  • 4 th Pillar Council Overview and Initial Meeting Details
  • Overview
    • Mutualism, the interaction between two or more entities where both entities derive benefit, is the key to turning the Ontario Commercialization Network (OCN) into a globally competitive, efficient, commercialization engine capable of transforming Canadian innovations into market-ready technologies and companies.
    • The 4th Pillar Council will serve as a forum to discuss, explore, and investigate the mutualism between organizations with an OCN focus/mandate to discover ways to enhance the Network by:
      • Capitalizing on synergies between organizations in the network;
      • Developing the Relationship Capital Network within the OCN;
      • Identifying structural holes in the network’s coverage; and
      • Detecting areas of overlap to prevent duplication of services.
  • Meeting Details
    • Mission :
      • Seeking and enhancing OCN synergies while identifying gaps, establishing a collaborative dialog, and preventing program duplication .
    • F ormat :
      • ~45’ discussion on topic s detailed in each meeting’s outline (slides 5 – 11);
      • ~10’ on announcements, comments etc.
      • ~5’ detailing the ‘homework’ assignments for the next meeting
    • Time* :
      • Meeting #1: 8:00 – 10:00 AM
      • Subsequent Meetings: 8:00 – 9:00 AM
      • Once per month - Friday of the month generally
    • Location :
      • MaRS and webex
    • Inclusion :
      • All 4th Pillar organizations with an OCN focus/ mandate
    * If meetings are producing sufficient value but additional time is required to explore a given topic we will adjourn and reconvene on that topic during the next meeting time slot. Subsequent meetings will be scheduled for later dates.
  • Possible Participants
    • CEO Fusion
    • CIC
    • MaRS
    • MaRS Landing
    • MRI
    • NAO
    • OnSETT
    • OCE
    • OICR
    • HTX
    • IRAP (R)
    • Innovators Alliance
    • CATAalliance
    • < Need to brainstorm on others>
    • RINs
      • SOBIN
      • GWPB
      • GHBN
      • WGTA
      • LCC
      • BioDiscovery
      • YorkBiotech
      • DNA Cluster
      • ELORIN
      • OLSC
      • NOBI
    • SBE
    • Toronto Network of Angels
  • Meeting 1: Program Overlap and Interface
    • When: Friday, December 1 st , 2006 8:00-10:00AM
    • Goal:
      • Review different organizations’ programs to identify programming gaps and determine where one program fits logically with the program of another organization to map the ecosystem.
    • Pre-Meeting Process:
      • All attendee organizations will submit a one-slide ppt (see examples) outlining:
        • Their programming areas/topics
        • How they measure success and what success looks like to them
      • Slides will be integrated into a master program guide and redistributed to attendee organizations to be read prior to the meeting
      • A commercialization engine map will be created from these slides
    • Meeting:
      • Each organization will have up to 5 minutes to present their slide
      • Each organization. will then detail, in 5 minutes or less , how they see themselves interfacing with the commercialization engine
        • All attendees will create a pipeline diagram of the programming organizations have and where these interface with different phases of the OCN’s commercialization engine. A skeleton of the OCN Commercialization engine will be made available before the meeting.
    • Meeting Output:
      • Ecosystem pipeline diagram detailing where everyone fits in the commercialization landscape.
  • OnSETT: Ontario Society For Excellence in Technology Transfer
    • Model: Member-based (all 29 Ontario Universities and Research Institutions with Tech Transfer offices), not-for-profit association.
    • Goal:
      • Building a “Community of Practice” where technology transfer information, knowledge and expertise is shared and accessed in a timely and cost effective manner.
    • Programs:
      • $2.2M/ 3 yr ORCP program to attract individuals with industry experience to Tech Transfer
      • 4 professional development days and national conference/ year
      • Web-based member skills/ expertise database, event calendar and discussion forums
      • Communications to industry on access and the public on success
    • Success:
      • What it looks like: Enhanced commercialization outcomes (contracts, licenses and spin-offs) through the sharing of best practices.
      • Metrics: Member satisfaction/ value survey, Collaborative success stories, Member web usage, Event attendance/ feedback
    • Contact Information:
    • Duncan Jones , Managing Director • duncan @ onsett .org • 416.301.6700 • www. onsett .org coming soon!
  • MaRS/Gov’t - BMEP/IAF
      • Gov’t prog – End of Q1
      • IAF – Preseed investment fund –
        • Invest up to $1/2MM  Full sectrum not-academic specific
        • $29MM -- $22 deployable non-matching
      • BMEP – Business Mentorship and Ent Prog –
        • $19.5MM – Simislar to IRAP RIN mentorship
        • Program
          • NAO - Angel Dev. Program
            • Strengthen the effectiveness of exist angel org in Ont
            • Work @ form of angel groups  Coordination of angel groups
            • Pain: Focus point needed to leverage $
          • Business Mentorship – Domain and Biz Experts
          • Mentoring Ents – Courses, etc. etc.  Gaps in system
          • Repatriating Canadian Management Skill (Communitech)
  • MaRS
    • Delivers progs:
      • Own programs
      • Gov’t Progs
      • Biz venture group
        • Financing, Networks, plannign, etc.
      • Event hosting for relevant events
  • Innovation Synergy Center (ISCM)
    • Model: Partnership based non-profit for business advisory & commercialization service to SMEs.
    • Goal:
      • Growth of SMEs by accessing ISCM’s formal and informal network of guidance, resources and contacts in business, government and the publicly funded research community (universities, colleges and federal labs)
    • Programs (Current):
      • Business Advisory Service – Provide issue-based business advice to company’s key growth issue. 12 core senior mentors and a roster of 160 mentors covering technology & product development, marketing/sales, competitive intelligence, finance, strategic planning and HR.
      • R&D Partnerships Program – Help companies find technology partners at Colleges, Universities, and Government Laboratories. Technology roadmaps, project definition, email broadcast to research community, facilitation of meetings between researchers & SMEs, commercialization advice to SMEs.
      • Events on special business topics – Delivered with partners on topics of importance to SME leaders. Topics include: export opportunities, funding programs, regulatory issues.
    • Success:
      • What it looks like : SMEs surviving, growing, hiring, exporting and innovating
      • Metrics : Number of companies served and type of service, company growth metrics (revenues and employees), links between companies and researchers, number of commercialization projects completed, and success stories.
    • Contact Info:
      • Bob Glandfield , President & CEO, bobglandfield @ iscm .ca , 905-248-2710, http://www.iscm.ca
  • BioDiscovery - RIN
    • Mandate
      • Resolve how institutions will resolve IP, bundle tech, etc.
      • Make the deal easier!!!
    • Stephanie Degrand
    • Mem: Closed membership – Academic institutions, hosp.,
      • Focus is Academic
    • Goal: Get ind in there early
    • Prog:
      • Consult w-in the institutions ( [email_address] )
    • ORCP
      • - $25K
      • POP - $60k, etc
  • CEO Fusion Center (CFC)
    • Model: Membership-based non-profit for CEO and Associate members
    • Goal:
      • Build a blended (off-line and on-line) community where emerging-growth CEOs share and access the resources, experience, best practices and knowledge necessary to mitigate the risks of failure they all individually face in becoming world-class organizations.
    • Programs (Current):
      • 5 Fusion Workshops TM & 2 Network Fusion TM events per year
      • Fusion Portal TM : On-Line Community Forum and Resource Portal
      • CEO Certificate of Achievement in Life-long Learning Program
      • Advanced Mentoring & Coaching Advisory Board Program
      • Bootcamps:
        • Company Start-up, Investor Readiness, and Company Transformation Bootcamp s
    • Success:
      • What it looks like: A new wave of CEOs with the resources, well-rounded competencies, and knowledge needed to turn their emerging companies into world-class organizations.
      • Metrics: Number of Members, Number of Workshop & Event Attendees, Community Usage Statistics, Entrepreneurial Engagements (OPIC), Relationship Capital Network Usage (OPIC)
    • Contact Information:
      • Bryan Watson , Executive Director • bwatson @ ceofusioncenter .com • 647-668-1594
      • www. ceofusioncenter .com
  • Ministry of Small Business & Entrepreneurship : Business Advisory Services
    • Model
      • Field service of advisors based from 12 offices in Southern Ontario – free to Ontario companies
    • Goal
      • To foster the development of successful Leading Growth Firms
      • Targeting tradable goods and services companies with 10 to 500 employees
    • Programs
      • Advisory support across functional business areas
        • Marketing and sales, especially exports
        • Finance
        • Operations and technology upgrading
        • Human resource development
      • Single Point of Contact
        • Services and programs of all levels of government
        • Wide network of private and public resources and networks
      • Annual Wisdom Exchange, Industrial Energy Management Workshops, Lean Conference
      • Business Advocacy - feedback to government from our clients
    • Success
      • Tracked “Assists” – measurable results for client companies in financial, marketing development and operational support
      • 1,650 interactions and 350 assists in FY 2005/06
    • Contact
      • John. MacRitchie @ ontario .ca / 416-235-4268 / Senior Business Advisor
      • Brian.Love@ ontario .ca / 416-235-4285 – Manager, Central Region / www. sbe . gov .on.ca
  • TORONTO REGION RESEARCH ALLIANCE
    • The Toronto Region Research Alliance (TRRA) is an innovative network of regional leaders engaged in transforming the Toronto region into a world-leading centre for research and research-intensive industry. TRRA serves the broader Toronto region, embracing Hamilton, Guelph, the Waterloo Region and the Greater Toronto Area.
    • Our board of directors is composed of presidents, chief executive officers and senior leaders from the region's business, research and municipal organizations.
    • TRRA is a results-oriented, non-profit organization supported by a wide range of regional stakeholders and the governments of Ontario and Canada.
    • Contact: Walter Stewart – wstewart @ trra .ca
  • Canadian Innovation Centre (CIC)
    • Model: 30 years as national non-profit organization, guiding innovation to be market ready
    • Goal:
      • Continue to assist Innovators and Innovation Partners increase their success rates in order to have a profound impact on wealth creation in Canada.
    • Programs:
      • Assessment programmes to help evaluate opportunities, provide third party market based validation and measure innovation programme effectiveness
      • Entrepreneur assistance tools (Commercialization roadmap, entrepreneur 101 course)
      • Performance measurement tools for innovators and their partners
      • Policy development tools and workshops to help catalyze local innovation
      • Awareness activities around Canadian innovation and global best practices in the commercialization of technology
    • Success:
      • What it looks like: Increased utilization of assessment services/market validation studies. Provision of cost effective management of specific innovation programmes, utilizing shared resources and global best practices. Sophisticated web based data base to share Canadian success stories, commercialization best practices and current research, engage with innovators to help them get to market faster and increase success
      • Metrics: Double Innovation Partners to 10, Increase annual assessment/service revenue to $1 m. , Catalyze fifty success stories p.a., Double awareness of Canadian innovation, Create leading web portal for commercialization best practices and engage directly with 1 new entrepreneur per day.
    • Contact Information:
    • Andrew Maxwell , Dir. Bus. Partnerships• amaxwell @ innovationcentre .ca • 416-433-9805 • www.innovationcentre.ca
  • York Biotech - RIN
      • Mission:
        • Grow biotech and related companies (IT if it is applicable)
        • SS: Medical Devices  Catalyst: National Center for MDD
          • NRC bldg in Markham
          • Focus is not as focused on academic and start-up
            • Goal: Help companies grow and be stronger receptors
            • Open membership structure 
        • Reach:
          • Target is innovative companies  Members or engaged in building viable clusters
          • Community Hospitals  Pull together expert panels of clinicians.
        • Geography:
          • Lake Ont to Barrie  West to Kingston
          • Western GTA and Golden Horse.
        • Issues: Ramping up
        • Commercialization Services: Tech bundling 
        • Ent Dev progs  reaching to highschools
    • Model: Regional Innovation Network: membership-based, non-profit
    • Mission:
      • To act as a catalyst to promote economic success and growth of the biotechnology and related industries as a key component of regional economic development.
    • Programs (Current):
      • Partnership facilitation and commercialization support
      • Facilitate access to financing
      • Networking events including annual Convergent Medical Technologies conference
      • Communications including e-blasts and quarterly e-newsletter
      • Link community hospital network to innovation continuum to leverage resources and expertise
      • SME executive and entrepreneur development
      • Databases: innovative companies, research expertise, investors etc.
    • Success:
      • What it looks like: Financial sustainibility of the organization and a growing membership base
      • Metrics: Number of members, number of stakeholders impacted by programs, number & quality of linkages, enhanced economic outcomes
    • Contact Information:
      • Robert Foldes , Executive Director • [email_address] • 416-650-8058
      • www.yorkbiotech.ca
    YORKbiotech
  • Commercialization Pipelines Licensing and Company Formation BizPlan Team Traction Local Group Events Due Dili Idea Team BizPlan Team Company Transform Bootcamp Harvest CEO & Co Growth Advisory Boards Company Form Bootcamp License Company Formation CEO Fusion - Advisory Board Program
    • TRRA:
    • Research Capacity Bldg
    • Commercialization
    ISCM BioDiscovery
  • Meeting 2: Collaboration – A 360 o View
    • When: Friday, December 15th, 2006 8:00-9:00AM
    • Goal:
      • Determine possible collaboration areas, such as developing a common relationship capital network, and the steps needed to move them forward.
    • Pre-Meeting Process:
      • Based on the ecosystem diagram created in Meeting 1 all attendee organizations will be required to submit one slide:
        • Listing the inter-organization collaborations you want and the collaborations you think should exist between other organizations ; and
        • Outlining the resources your organization has that could be used by the ecosystem at large.
      • Slides will be integrated into a master program guide and redistributed to attendee organizations to be read prior to the meeting
    • Meeting:
      • Each organization will detail why/how the ecosystem collaborations they have identified should exist and receive feedback (~5’)
    • Meeting Output:
      • An outline of potential universal ecosystem collaboration opportunities
        • E . g. A piece of infrastructure that should be adopted broadly, e.g. a forum, RCN, etc..
        • It is anticipated that there will be at least 2 to 5 ecosystem collaborations identified
      • Multiple off-line discussions outlining programming that will fill gaps, optimize the use of resources, etc.
  • Meeting 3: Collaboration Economies of Scale
    • When: Early in January 2007
    • Goal:
      • Examine ecosystem collaboration opportunities that 4 th pillar organizations should work together to develop, adopt integration strategies for, or lobby for as a group.
    • Pre-Meeting Process:
      • All participants will receive a summary of ecosystem collaboration opportunities identified in Meeting 2.
      • Based on this all attendee are required to submit:
        • A 1-slide analysis of the collaboration from an internal perspective covering the:
          • Benefits of the collaboration
          • Drawbacks of the collaboration
          • Cost to their organization of the collaboration
          • Concerns/roadblocks
          • Areas where more information is needed to make a business case for the collaboration
          • Next steps to implementation
      • Slides will be integrated into a master program guide and redistributed to attendee organizations to be read prior to the meeting
    • Meeting:
      • Each collaboration opportunity will be dealt with individually, in sequence
      • Each organization will (~5’ ea) walk through their slide on the opportunity being addressed
      • Feedback/discussion will be had after each individual collaboration opportunity is outlined
    • Meeting Output:
      • Draft Ecosystem Collaboration Proposals for each opportunity including:
        • Feedback, concerns, roadblocks, benefits, drawbacks, costs, etc..
        • A summary of the resources necessary/used will be included in the proposal
  • Meeting 4: Feedback
    • When:
    • Goal(s):
      • Examine and provide feedback to the Ecosystem Collaboration Proposals created as a result of the first three meetings.
    • Pre-Meeting Process:
      • Based on Meeting 3 output all attendee organizations will be required to review and comment on all Ecosystem Collaboration Proposals.
    • Meeting:
      • Each organization will (~5’ ea) outline any comments, questions or concerns they have regarding the Collaboration Proposals.
    • Meeting Output:
      • Final Ecosystem Collaboration Proposals to be signed off on by all 4 th Pillar Council participants.
      • Note: These are functional proposals, outlining concrete goals, actions, resources, etc. that will be committed to the collaboration. The final proposal will be NO LONGER THAN five pages, including cover and signature pages.
  • Meeting 5: Moving Forward
    • When:
    • Goal:
      • Determine the how well the 4 th Pillar Council has worked thus far and if/how the 4 th Pillar Council should continue, including its structure, how it should be managed and funded.
    • Pre-Meeting Process:
      • Each organization will prepare a 1-slide summary of:
        • Succeeded/failed collaborations;
        • Suggestions for improvement;
        • Areas of where additional work is needed in the ecosystem;
        • Other organizations should be included in the Council; and
        • What they want from the Council moving forward.
      • Slides will be integrated into a master program guide and redistributed to attendee organizations to be read prior to the meeting
    • Meeting:
      • Each organization will address their slide which will be discussed to find solutions to problems, etc.. (~5’ ea.)
    • Meeting Output:
      • A plan to move forward with the Council or a decision to kill it.