Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) was allocated $100M in the federal budget, and is aiming to make Canada the world’s cleanest oil and gas producer.
Organization: University of Calgary
The funding represents the largest-ever investment in “direct air capture,” a climate change mitigation technology that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.
A new Life Sciences Innovation Hub at the University of Calgary has received $8.5 million to support specialized programming for entrepreneurs and companies.
A new multi-stakeholder innovation network aims to dramatically reduce the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions, while growing jobs and high-tech firms.
Calgary Technologies Inc. breaks ground on a new innovation centre in the heart of downtown Calgary.
A Statistics Canada report on foreign firms operating in Canada points to both crisis and opportunity for the country’s innovation ecosystem.
As Department of Finance Canada conducts an internal review of the SR&ED program, innovation advocates and business consultants say Canada’s largest funding program for incenting R&D by the private sector is “broken” and needs a major overhaul.
Rei Safavi-Naeini, a leading expert in cryptography and information security, received funding for a new Industrial Research Chair at the University of Calgary. Safavi-Naeini will focus on developing novel security and privacy technologies for securing the future internet. UCalgary, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and telecommunications company Telus partnered to provide…
Alberta politicians and the leaders of the province’s three universities recently visited Ottawa to lobby for a fair share of federal research funding…