The most important change to the field of technology transfer has been the adoption of a strategic institutional approach at post-secondary institutions to external relations and economic development.
The University of Lethbridge’s new $248-million hub for innovation, discovery and community engagement in science will feature incubation space for turning ideas into commercial products.
A new Life Sciences Innovation Hub at the University of Calgary has received $8.5 million to support specialized programming for entrepreneurs and companies.
The scaling-up challenges faced by an innovative Alberta company.
Mississauga-based Imtex Membranes receives $6 million from Ottawa to scale up and demonstrate its gas-separating technology for petrochemical operations.
Government needs smarter policies and regulations, not more R&D incentive programs, to support innovation, say business and innovator organizations.
A combined investment from the federal government and industry brings $67.7 million to support research and innovation in the field crop sector.
A new innovation ‘sandbox’ at Dalhousie University will help student entrepreneurs turn their bright ideas into commercial products.
Emissions Reduction Alberta-Business Development Bank of Canada offers easier and timely access to funding for innovative greenhouse gas-reducing technologies.
Canadian researchers will share funding for seven projects exploring alternative uses for oil sands bitumen, from nanostructured materials to road construction asphalt.