With a new federal budget doubling down on existing artificial intelligence programs and emphasizing intellectual property, some industry leaders hope the investments will help Canada maintain its early lead and create AI champions in the country.Read More
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The Future Skills Centre, an applied research centre that tests and evaluates innovative approaches to skills development, is investing $32 million in 64 projects to “shock-proof” the workplace of the future. The projects include a pilot program to provide free post-secondary education in Alberta, the first of its kind in Canada.Read More
Canada is participating in a series of expert stakeholder roundtables with France and the UK to identify new opportunities for collaboration to bolster each country’s economy while meeting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.Read More
The Ocean Supercluster is participating in a nearly $27-million data analytics project led by Norway-based Grieg Seafood, an international salmon producer, alongside partners Innovasea, SubC Imaging, AKVA Group and High-Tech Communications. Kendra MacDonald, CEO of the Ocean Supercluster, says Canada’s coastlines have long been underutilized compared to other countries.Read More
Canada lacks the high-quality data that researchers need to understand how inclusive our economy is and its relationship to innovation, according to a report from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. They found that data was especially lacking for Indigenous groups, the LGBTQ+ community and people with disabilities.Read More
As Canada aims for $75 billion in agri-food exports by 2025, the federal government has invested major dollars into increasing the country’s capacity. But Canada needs to conduct research in a way that supports long-term innovation, experts tell Research Money, or there’s a risk that many research efforts will be short-term and piecemeal.Read More
Enterra Feed Corporation is building a full-scale commercial facility near Calgary to feed food waste to black soldier flies which are then dried processed for animal feed and plant fertilizer.Read More
Canada’s national hydrogen strategy could help the country reap trillions of dollars of valuable IP, economic benefits and create new jobs. But, we risk falling behind if we don’t act now.Read More
In the next decade, Canada will be tested on its ability to meet the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Some experts argue that meeting those goals will require reimagining Canada’s agricultural infrastructure.Read More
A new Health and Technology District in Saint John follows a model for collaborative development and signals the continued growth of Atlantic Canada’s innovation ecosystem.Read More
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