Ministry of Research and Innovation - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAM - VOTE 4301

The program supports economic growth and job creation in Ontario by: obtaining expert advice from and working with the Ontario Research and Innovation Council to develop a strategic, targeted and coordinated agenda for promoting research and innovation in Ontario; delivering research and commercialization programs focusing on key sectors and regional development opportunities; and developing and delivering an overarching strategy for public and stakeholder outreach and promotion to create a broad awareness of excellence and success in research and innovation across Ontario and to attract and retain world-class talent.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Research and Innovation 262,251,900 242,309,800 19,942,100 191,737,929
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 262,251,900 242,309,800 19,942,100 191,737,929
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 12,694 12,189 505 9,209
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 13,694 12,189 1,505 9,209
  Total Operating Expense 262,265,594 242,321,989 19,943,605 191,747,138
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Research and Innovation 8,594,800 9,932,000 (1,337,200) 3,430,575
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 8,594,800 9,932,000 (1,337,200) 3,430,575
  Total Operating Assets 8,594,800 9,932,000 (1,337,200) 3,430,575
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Research and Innovation 82,626,600 80,434,600 2,192,000 71,508,404
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 82,626,600 80,434,600 2,192,000 71,508,404
  Total Capital Expense 82,626,600 80,434,600 2,192,000 71,508,404



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
4301-1 Research and Innovation      
  Salaries and wages     9,257,100
  Employee benefits     1,188,900
  Transportation and communication     1,925,500
  Services     5,860,000
  Supplies and equipment     1,925,500
  Transfer payments      
     Research and Innovation Awards   3,500,000  
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships   2,500,000  
     Centre for International Governance Innovation   1,394,400  
     Commercialization - Entrepreneurship and Start-up Support   3,800,000  
     Commercialization - Market Readiness Support   5,600,000  
     Grants in Support of Research, Commercialization and Innovation   100,000  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   6,000,000  
     MaRS Discovery District   1,800,500  
     Ontario Cancer Research Network   18,500,000  
     Ontario Centres of Excellence   34,300,000  
     Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund   500,000  
     Ontario Commercialization Network   5,900,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   21,572,000  
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund   53,728,000  
     Ontario Research Commercialization Program   7,000,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   55,450,000  
     Perimeter Institute   5,000,000  
     Premier's Research Excellence Awards   2,600,000  
     Research Talent Development Program   9,100,000  
     Technology Innovation Programs   3,750,000 242,094,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     262,251,900
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   1,564,500  
  Employee benefits   186,600  
  Transportation and communication   200,500  
  Services   486,500  
  Supplies and equipment   175,500 2,613,600
  Innovation, Outreach and Promotion      
  Salaries and wages   2,787,800  
  Employee benefits   357,900  
  Transportation and communication   715,000  
  Services   1,475,000  
  Supplies and equipment   745,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Research and Innovation Awards 3,500,000    
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships 2,500,000 6,000,000 12,080,700
  Research and Commercialization      
  Salaries and wages   4,904,800  
  Employee benefits   644,400  
  Transportation and communication   1,010,000  
  Services   3,898,500  
  Supplies and equipment   1,005,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Centre for International Governance Innovation 1,394,400    
     Commercialization - Entrepreneurship and Start-up Support 3,800,000    
     Commercialization - Market Readiness Support 5,600,000    
     Grants in Support of Research, Commercialization and Innovation 100,000    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund 6,000,000    
     MaRS Discovery District 1,800,500    
     Ontario Cancer Research Network 18,500,000    
     Ontario Centres of Excellence 34,300,000    
     Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund 500,000    
     Ontario Commercialization Network 5,900,000    
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 21,572,000    
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund 53,728,000    
     Ontario Research Commercialization Program 7,000,000    
     Ontario Research Fund 55,450,000    
     Perimeter Institute 5,000,000    
     Premier's Research Excellence Awards 2,600,000    
     Research Talent Development Program 9,100,000    
     Technology Innovation Programs 3,750,000 236,094,900 247,557,600
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     262,251,900
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     12,694
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Operating Expense for Research and Innovation Program     262,265,594
  OPERATING ASSETS      
4301-2 Research and Innovation      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Ontario Cancer Research Network   1,850,000  
     Ontario Centres of Excellence   1,372,000  
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund   5,372,800 8,594,800
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     8,594,800
  Total Operating Assets for Research and Innovation Program     8,594,800
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
4301-3 Research and Innovation      
  Transfer payments      
     Millennium Partnerships   160,000  
     Millennium Partnerships - COIP Contribution   175,000  
     Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network   291,600  
     Ontario Research Fund   81,700,000  
     Research Planning Studies   300,000 82,626,600
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     82,626,600
  Total Capital Expense for Research and Innovation Program     82,626,600