Dr. David Doloreux, associate professor at the Telfer School of Management and Research Chair in Canadian Francophonie, is the recipient of the University of Ottawa Young Researcher Award for his outstanding contributions to research. The award ceremony was held on March 5, 2009. Only two prizes are awarded every year and Dr. Doloreux received the only one in the field of social sciences for his work in technology and innovation management, industrial and regional policy, and innovation systems and clusters.

Each award is accompanied by a bursary of $10,000 to cover research assistant salaries. His innovative research program, his formidable record of high-quality publications and his commitment to engaging and supporting others in their own research and research training placed him as an outstanding and deserving recipient for this award.