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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; providing funding to support world-class research and researchers working across Ontario to deliver skills development, business development and commercialization programs focusing on key sectors and regional development opportunities; 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; and connecting innovators across the province - ensuring that the ideas developed in labs make their way into the marketplace.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Research and Innovation 365,706,400 394,393,600 (28,687,200) 340,620,405
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 365,706,400 394,393,600 (28,687,200) 340,620,405
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 49,301
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 16,173 - 16,667
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 51,000 (50,000) -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 65,014 115,014 (50,000) 65,968
  Total Operating Expense 365,771,414 394,508,614 (28,737,200) 340,686,373
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Research and Innovation 7,849,000 7,848,000 1,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 7,849,000 7,848,000 1,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 7,849,000 7,848,000 1,000 -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Research and Innovation 89,997,000 111,905,000 (21,908,000) 80,553,143
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 89,997,000 111,905,000 (21,908,000) 80,553,143
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Capital Expense 89,998,000 111,906,000 (21,908,000) 80,553,143
  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     13,341,600
  Employee benefits     1,712,200
  Transportation and communication     1,509,200
  Services     8,801,400
  Supplies and equipment     706,000
  Transfer payments      
     Business Ecosystem Support Fund   14,146,000  
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy   9,000,000  
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   61,500,000  
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization   1,000  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   19,733,500  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   20,100,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund   25,822,000  
     Social Innovation Generation   1,250,000  
     Grants in Support of Science and Research   1,000  
     International Collaborations   1,000,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   82,000,000  
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund   235,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   85,863,400  
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership   2,537,000  
     Research Talent Programs   15,200,000  
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships   2,500,000 341,088,900
  Subtotal     367,159,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,452,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     365,706,400
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   3,045,600  
  Employee benefits   381,500  
  Transportation and communication   234,800  
  Services   1,387,800  
  Supplies and equipment   244,900 5,294,600
  Innovation and Commercialization      
  Salaries and wages   5,657,500  
  Employee benefits   731,000  
  Transportation and communication   614,400  
  Services   5,519,000  
  Supplies and equipment   296,100  
  Transfer payments      
     Business Ecosystem Support Fund 14,146,000    
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy 9,000,000    
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support 61,500,000    
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization 1,000    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund 19,733,500    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program 20,100,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund 25,822,000    
     Social Innovation Generation 1,250,000 151,752,500  
  Subtotal   164,570,500  
  Less: Recoveries   1,452,900 163,117,600
  Science and Research      
  Salaries and wages   4,638,500  
  Employee benefits   599,700  
  Transportation and communication   660,000  
  Services   1,894,600  
  Supplies and equipment   165,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Science and Research 1,000    
     International Collaborations 1,000,000    
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 82,000,000    
     Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund 235,000    
     Ontario Research Fund 85,863,400    
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership 2,537,000    
     Research Talent Programs 15,200,000    
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships 2,500,000 189,336,400 197,294,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     365,706,400
  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     1,000
  Total Operating Expense for Research and Innovation Program     365,771,414
  OPERATING ASSETS      
4301-2 Research and Innovation      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses      
     Business Ecosystem Support Fund   500,000  
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   1,350,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   2,297,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   1,200,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   2,500,000 7,847,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   1,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund   1,000 2,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     7,849,000
  Total Operating Assets for Research and Innovation Program     7,849,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
4301-3 Research and Innovation      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Research Fund     89,996,000
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     89,997,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Research and Innovation Program     89,998,000
  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