The University of Ottawa’s Research Chairs Evaluation Committee the University of Ottawa has unanimously supported the renewal, until 2016, of Professor David Doloreux’s Research Chair in Canadian Francophonie at the Telfer School of Management.

"The goal of the research chair is to broaden the understanding of the multiple dimensions of innovation and creativity within companies and their respective regions. In particular, the research will examine the theoretical and practical relationship between entrepreneurship and the processes of innovation and creativity in manufacturing companies and trade services. In addition, regional roles will be examined within this context".