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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; delivering 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 the excellence and success in research and innovation across Ontario and to attract world-class talent and investment; and connecting innovators and entrepreneurs across the province - ensuring that high potential companies can attract the skills and capital to compete in global markets and providing the opportunity for ideas developed in labs to make their way into the marketplace.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Research and Innovation 365,639,000 365,706,400 (67,400) 293,847,388
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 365,639,000 365,706,400 (67,400) 293,847,388
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 11,367
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 1,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 65,014 65,014 - 28,034
  Total Operating Expense 365,704,014 365,771,414 (67,400) 293,875,422
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Research and Innovation 4,327,000 7,849,000 (3,522,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 4,327,000 7,849,000 (3,522,000) -
  Total Operating Assets 4,327,000 7,849,000 (3,522,000) -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Research and Innovation 69,985,000 89,997,000 (20,012,000) 90,215,501
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 69,985,000 89,997,000 (20,012,000) 90,215,501
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Capital Expense 69,986,000 89,998,000 (20,012,000) 90,215,501
  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     13,604,800
  Employee benefits     1,714,200
  Transportation and communication     1,118,700
  Services     5,718,300
  Supplies and equipment     706,000
  Transfer payments      
     Business Ecosystem Support Fund   12,340,000  
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy   6,285,000  
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   58,300,000  
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization   1,000  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   16,900,000  
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     International Collaborations   3,500,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   3,346,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives   100,000  
     Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund   41,934,000  
     Ontario Life Sciences Commercialization Strategy   9,500,000  
     Social Innovation Generation   1,250,000  
     Water Technology Acceleration Project   1,500,000  
     Grants in Support of Science and Research   1,000  
     Ontario Brain Institute   6,590,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   84,000,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   86,473,500  
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership   2,537,000  
     Perimeter Institute   5,000,000  
     Research Talent Programs   3,661,100  
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships   911,300 344,229,900
  Subtotal     367,091,900
  Less: Recoveries     1,452,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     365,639,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   3,339,100  
  Employee benefits   375,700  
  Transportation and communication   195,000  
  Services   1,039,100  
  Supplies and equipment   191,000 5,139,900
  Innovation and Commercialization      
  Salaries and wages   5,713,000  
  Employee benefits   744,700  
  Transportation and communication   747,300  
  Services   3,430,700  
  Supplies and equipment   402,800  
  Transfer payments      
     Business Ecosystem Support Fund 12,340,000    
     Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy 6,285,000    
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support 58,300,000    
     Grants in Support of Innovation and Commercialization 1,000    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund 16,900,000    
     Innovation Demonstration Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     International Collaborations 3,500,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program 3,346,000    
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Interest Incentives 100,000    
     Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund 41,934,000    
     Ontario Life Sciences Commercialization Strategy 9,500,000    
     Social Innovation Generation 1,250,000    
     Water Technology Acceleration Project 1,500,000 155,056,000  
  Subtotal   166,094,500  
  Less: Recoveries   1,452,900 164,641,600
  Science and Research      
  Salaries and wages   4,552,700  
  Employee benefits   593,800  
  Transportation and communication   176,400  
  Services   1,248,500  
  Supplies and equipment   112,200  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Science and Research 1,000    
     Ontario Brain Institute 6,590,000    
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 84,000,000    
     Ontario Research Fund 86,473,500    
     Ontario Spinal Cord Research Partnership 2,537,000    
     Perimeter Institute 5,000,000    
     Research Talent Programs 3,661,100    
     Science and Technology Connections and Partnerships 911,300 189,173,900 195,857,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     365,639,000
  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     365,704,014
  OPERATING ASSETS      
4301-2 Research and Innovation      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses      
     Commercialization and Innovation Network Support   1,500,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program   125,000  
     Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   1,200,000  
     Ontario Research Fund   1,500,000 4,325,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Innovation Demonstration Fund   1,000  
     Next Generation of Jobs Fund   1,000 2,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     4,327,000
  Total Operating Assets for Research and Innovation Program     4,327,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
4301-3 Research and Innovation      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Research Fund     69,984,000
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     69,985,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Research and Innovation Program     69,986,000
  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