February 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Okanagan coLab
201-1405 St Paul St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E4
Sophie Sullivan
NRC - IRAP Lunch and Learn @ Okanagan coLab | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada

Did you know that The National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) are located right here in coLab? Join us for a free lunch and learn with NRC advisor Mark Turchyn who will present on what the NRC does to support Canadian small- and medium- sized enterprises (SME) to increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.


The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is Canada’s leading innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized businesses. If you operate an innovative small or medium-sized business in Canada, IRAP can help you build your innovation capacity and take your ideas to market. IRAP does this through financial assistance, advisory services and connections to the best business and R&D expertise in Canada.

About Mark

Mark Turchyn is the latest addition to the Kelowna IRAP team. Mark has over 25 years of experience across the energy and heavy industrial manufacturing sector. His experiences ranges from offshore oil & gas exploration, production and refining, and clean & renewable energy. Mark’s career has taken him to far and remote places around the globe. He’s recently moved to Kelowna after spending 6 years in the Qatar. He’s a Professional Engineer and is a graduate of the Chemical Engineering program at the University of Waterloo.