Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, we are a non-profit research and development organization focused on internationalization and the triple helix of industry-academia-government interactions. The Institute’s work is organized around four thematic areas: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Innovation and Development. We combine technical expertise, institutional experience, global perspectives and local realities to help advance the Sustainable Development Goals.

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

We create, support and nurture strategic partnerships with reputable organizations focused on internationalization, innovation and sustainable development.

ANNUAL SUMMIT


Convened every November, outside of Canada, the Annual Economic Summit is the Institute’s flagship event, attended by thought leaders and influencers.

STAKEHOLDERS FORUM

Our Stakeholders Forum, convened every year in Canada, provides an interactive platform to celebrate successes and plan for the future.

OUR EXPERTISE

The Institute’s work is organized around four thematic areas: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Innovation and Development (TFID).

FLAGSHIP RESEARCH

Our Flagship Research outputs pass through rigorous peer review to ensure they conform to the highest editorial standards, prior to publication.

RECENT SPEAKERS

From time to time, we invite senior government and business leaders, academics, industry experts and other thought leaders to share their views on trending issues.