Tammy Francis, Client Engagement Advisor with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), will be providing an overview on NRC IRAP and how we can help small and medium-sized businesses grow through innovation. At IRAP we provide advice, connections and funding to help Canadian small and medium sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.
As a Client Engagement Advisor, Tammy is one of the first points of contacts for small and medium-sized businesses looking to connect and learn more about the IRAP program. Tammy is based in Saskatoon and supports businesses across all sectors throughout Saskatchewan. She holds a degree in Microbiology and Immunology and a MBA from the University of Saskatchewan. Tammy has extensive public sector experience and networks with local, regional, and national organizations and departments and works with companies to help identify relevant programs suited to their stage of development.