National Research Council Canada

Canada's largest federal research and development organization


Our areas of research

Helping make Canadian industry more competitive

Our collaboration centres

Working with partners for research excellence

Indigenous collaborations

Learn about the work underway within the NRC and with Indigenous collaborators

Patents and IP licensing

The NRC is looking for Canadian industry partners to fully exploit our R&D solutions. Licensing opportunities can be discussed by contacting or by exploring some of our technologies on ExploreIP, Canada’s IP Marketplace.