The following resources may help young innovators in the creation and implementation of their solutions.

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Application Guide

Before you start filling out the application form, gather up everything you will need.  This application guide will take you through the process.

Defining the problem

What is the problem or opportunity your innovation addresses? What do you hope to solve or improve? This article and worksheet will help you answer this question on the Ingenious+ application.

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How to research your competition

You’ve got a great idea and you’re ready to introduce it to the world. But wait! Someone else might have had a similar idea. Knowing who your competition is critical to your project’s success.

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Learning session videos

Check out our Ingenious+ YouTube playlist to get inspiration and tips about how to apply. You’ll find Learning Sessions with past Ingenious+ recipients, some of Canada’s top innovators and more!

Innovation on Brightspace

The Rideau Hall Foundation and D2L have joined forces to make the #EducationforInnovation teacher resources more interactive.

On the types of Formal IP Protection

Welcome to the Stratford IP Strategy Academy. In this video, we introduce you to the most common types of IP protection by providing brief, high-level overviews of patents, trade secrets, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights.

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Education for Innovation

The E4I resources help educators guide learners through the four phases of the Innovation Cycle: inquire, ideate, incubate and implement.