Ottawa’s minority Liberal government introduced an election-style budget with $101 billion in across-the-board largesse, highlighted by new early-education and childcare program spending but extending throughout Canada’s science, technology and innovation (STI) sectors.Read More
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The National Research Council (NRC) has launched more than 200 collaborative R&D projects valued at $93 million, enabling groups of its researchers to develop disruptive technologies alongside researchers from industry, academia and not-for-profits.Read More
With the federal government’s new $2.8-billion investment in collaboration centres, Canada’s lacklustre record on stimulating collaboration in the innovation ecosystem is about to change. With a laser-sharp focus on marshalling resources and expertise regardless of their source, the country stands to derive much greater benefits from its investments in science, technology and innovation.Read More
After decades of neglect, the government is making a 25-year commitment to renew aging federal science labs, and encourage more collaboration with industry and academia.Read More
Canada has reported its ninth consecutive annual increase for spending on R&D in higher education sector, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.Read More
Canadian materials researchers who depend on neutron beams are reviving stalled efforts to establish a university-led governance structure to confront a yawning neutron gap and stem the accelerating brain drain.Read More
Reports says BC needs boosts its R&D spending by $2.5 billion through partnerships with the federal government, the private sector and international investors.Read More
Canada’s Top 100 corporate R&D-performing companies far exceeded 2017’s outlays, jumping from a 0.07% to a 10.6% increase in R&D spending in 2018. But big R&D champions remain scarce.Read More
Speaking in a panel at the 2019 Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa, representatives from Canada’s research community debated how to better promote and coordinate international partnerships and to help Canadian companies scale abroad.Read More
Dr. Danial Wayner returned to the National Research Council last year to assist in expanding its outward focus and reinforce its quest for continuous research excellence. Here, he talks about his original inspiration as a summer student at NRC in 1979, what it takes to instil a culture of collaboration, and why an atmosphere of excitement has taken hold at the organization.Read More
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