CIFAR added 17 new members to its AI Chairs program, bringing the number from 29 to 46. A third announcement later this year will bring the total to around 60. CIFAR also announced four new additions to its portfolio of interdisciplinary research programs. – BetaKit The Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia are…
Organization: Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED)
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has delivered a classic pre-election Budget, with targeted spending that extends to the research, development and innovation (RDI) file.
The $40-million investment is part of a $112.6-million project to upgrade the company’s facilities in Regina, Saskatchewan, and Red Deer, Alberta.
Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, has announced more than $1 billion in funding for FedDev Ontario to invest in innovative businesses and networks in southern Ontario over six years.
The timeline is “aggressive but doable” for the federal government to implement changes recommended in a new report.
Navdeep Bains is inviting Canadian teams to apply for a $30-million Patent Collective pilot program that will assist SMEs with their patent and IP needs.
Canada has been making strides toward better open data policies and practices, but still has far to go in terms of comprehensive implementation.
The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) and the Minister of Science and Sport are seeking to fill positions for a new independent advisory body called the Council on Science and Innovation (CSI).
Ottawa launches a new program aimed at helping businesses across all regions in Canada to grow, expand into new markets and adopt new technologies.
The B.C.-based Digital Technology Supercluster announced its official launch after receiving a funding allocation for $153 million from the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) and $200 million in funding commitments from member organizations.