San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Hands-ON with BDO Canada
Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program (SR&ED)
The Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster's "Hands-ON" is designed to be a series of interactive workshops that will support the growth and ambitions of local entrepreneurs.
Hands-ON workshops take place in a small group setting designed to develop the skills needed by early-stage entrepreneurs to successfully start and grow their ventures.
This Hands-On workshop will be with Paul Boucher, Partner Advisory Services Practice- SR&ED at BDO Canada and will focus on the following:
- Changes in the SR&ED program- what you need to know
- Digital Media Program Funding
- New Direct Funding Opportunities for Canadian Innovators
- Budget 2017- Canada's Innovation Agenda
Paul D. Boucher, Partner Advisory Services Practice- SR&ED
Paul Boucher leads BDO's Advisory Services Manufacturing Industry Team and specializes in providing professional services and assisting clients with a comprehensive approach to funding Innovation and Growth.
With a focus to maximize government grant and incentive opportunities for clients the team's primary expertise is related to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) investment tax credit program for Canadian companies.
With over 25 years of automotive industry experience in manufacturing, engineering, product and process design and development, and operations management- Paul specializes in dealing with companies in a variety of industries. He has led projects in the developing alternative energy/sector including electric vehicle research, waste to energy, as well as other sustainable wind and solar energy initiatives.
He has acquired international project and operations management experience in Canada, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom, and the United States. As a manufacturing and innovation subject matter expert, Paul has been a regular contributor to many industry events, publications, workshops, and national policy initiatives.
Paul has been involved in the full range of Innovation and Growth funding services assisting clients with opportunity assessments, claim preparation and review, reporting system development and training, claim support services, identifying and managing risk, and providing technical industry expertise.
Paul received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in Flint, Michigan and received his Professional Engineering designation in the province of Ontario. He is an avid golfer and tennis player and enjoys travelling and experiencing the great outdoors with family and friends.