RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAM - VOTE 4301

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAM - VOTE 4301

The program supports a stronger Ontario by: delivering on the Ontario Innovation Agenda which sets out a comprehensive, targeted and coordinated agenda for promoting research and innovation in Ontario; delivering research, skills development, business development and commercialization programs focusing on key sectors and regional development opportunities; working in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development to deliver the government's Next Generation of Jobs Fund; 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 world-class talent and investment.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Research and Innovation 394,393,600 403,685,900 (9,292,300) 289,509,375
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 394,393,600 403,685,900 (9,292,300) 289,509,375
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 20,191
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 16,173 - 16,173
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 51,000 1,000 50,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 115,014 65,014 50,000 36,364
  Total Operating Expense 394,508,614 403,750,914 (9,242,300) 289,545,739
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Research and Innovation 7,848,000 15,172,000 (7,324,000) 1,657,388
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 7,848,000 15,172,000 (7,324,000) 1,657,388
  Total Operating Assets 7,848,000 15,172,000 (7,324,000) 1,657,388
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Research and Innovation 111,905,000 86,126,000 25,779,000 124,449,683
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 111,905,000 86,126,000 25,779,000 124,449,683
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 111,906,000 86,126,000 25,780,000 124,449,683
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Research and Innovation 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -



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     13,088,800
  Employee benefits     1,681,400
  Transportation and communication     1,309,800
  Services     10,372,900
  Supplies and equipment     731,000
  Transfer payments      
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy   7,500,000  
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   55,420,000  
     Emerging Technologies Fund   50,000,000  
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization   225,100  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   15,733,500  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     International Collaborations   1,500,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   27,700,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund   1,000,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   82,000,000  
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership   2,537,000  
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships   2,500,000  
     Social Innovation Generation   2,000,000  
     Grants in Support of Science and Research   225,100  
     Ontario Genomics Institute   5,000,000  
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund   4,664,300  
     Ontario Research Fund   94,804,700  
     Research Talent Programs   16,200,000 369,209,700
  Subtotal     396,393,600
  Less: Recoveries     2,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     394,393,600
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   2,949,100  
  Employee benefits   357,200  
  Transportation and communication   297,500  
  Services   1,040,700  
  Supplies and equipment   222,500 4,867,000
  Innovation and Commercialization      
  Salaries and wages   5,626,700  
  Employee benefits   735,000  
  Transportation and communication   537,300  
  Services   6,408,700  
  Supplies and equipment   313,500  
  Transfer payments      
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy 7,500,000    
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support 55,420,000    
     Emerging Technologies Fund 50,000,000    
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization 225,100    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund 15,733,500    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     International Collaborations 1,500,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program 27,700,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     Ontario Commercialization Investment Fund 1,000,000    
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 82,000,000    
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership 2,537,000    
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships 2,500,000    
     Social Innovation Generation 2,000,000 248,315,600  
  Subtotal   261,936,800  
  Less: Recoveries   2,000,000 259,936,800
  Science and Research      
  Salaries and wages   4,513,000  
  Employee benefits   589,200  
  Transportation and communication   475,000  
  Services   2,923,500  
  Supplies and equipment   195,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Science and Research 225,100    
     Ontario Genomics Institute 5,000,000    
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund 4,664,300    
     Ontario Research Fund 94,804,700    
     Research Talent Programs 16,200,000 120,894,100 129,589,800
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     394,393,600
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     16,173
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     51,000
  Total Operating Expense for Research and Innovation Program     394,508,614
  OPERATING ASSETS      
4301-2 Research and Innovation      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses      
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   1,522,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   3,500,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   325,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   2,500,000 7,847,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund     1,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     7,848,000
  Total Operating Assets for Research and Innovation Program     7,848,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
4301-3 Research and Innovation      
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Advanced Research   15,000,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   89,654,000  
     Robarts Research Institute   4,000,000  
     Sarnia-Lambton Research Park - Ontario Bio-industrial Innovation Centre   3,250,000 111,904,000
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     111,905,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Research and Innovation Program     111,906,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
4301-4 Research and Innovation      
  Land and marine fleet     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Research and Innovation Program     1,000