If academia wants more federal funding for discovery-related research, it will need to do a better job at persuading political leaders and policymakers that post-secondary research is as important as industrial innovation when it comes to driving productivity and growth.Read More
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The Liberals latest federal Budget takes aim at Canada’s perennial innovation problem with billions in new funding, including a new $15-billion Canada Growth Fund.Read More
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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
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
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