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Contracting for Innovation

Toronto IT Symposium
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333 Bay St., Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
Toronto, ON
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The pace of innovation is leading to a state of near continual disruption. Businesses recognize that they cannot maintain cutting-edge technology in every vertical, and are increasingly contracting for innovation. This presentation explores the risks and rewards of innovation procurement (e.g., asking the market to propose solutions to a specific problem), and how to address the commercial interests and risks when contracting for innovation and emerging technologies.

  • Innovation procurement:
    • Flexible and fair alternatives to traditional procurement processe
  • Getting innovation contracts right:
    • Rights in data, outputs, and AI algorithms
    • Key considerations in contracting with start-ups and emerging technology companies
    • Privacy and regulatory considerations in innovation contracting


This program is eligible for 45 minutes of Substantive content