As the 10-year mandate of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is set to expire, its interim president Janet Bax is optimistic that the government will refund its operations when the next Budget is tabled.Read More
Author: Mark Henderson
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has selected nine research facilities to share $25 million in operational support as part of a special competition under its Major Science Initiatives (MSI) fund .Read More
Entrepreneurs and companies in Nova Scotia and Israel will be pursuing collaborative R&D partnerships via a new program struck between the two jurisdictions. The Nova Scotia-Israel Innovation Program (NSIIP) is intended to facilitate the creation and commercialization of technologies by start-ups with the aim of developing full scale operations with global market reach.Read More
One of Canada’s few programs for supporting bilateral industrial R&D is set to close its doors nine years after it was introduced. Funding for International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTPCanada) will expire March 31/15 with no indication that its funder — the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) — is prepared to maintain support beyond the end of the fiscal year.Read More
Plummeting oil prices have killed an Alberta endowment for agricultural research less than a year after it was announced with great fanfare. The beleaguered provincial government has eliminated the Alberta Future Fund.Read More
It’s been a decade of highs and lows as science and technology struggles to position itself as a key component of the federal government’s — and Canada’s — priority agenda. High international rankings for science have earned Canadian researchers well-deserved praise for exploring the frontiers of several key fields.Read More
Toronto’s financial services sector is tapping into Ontario’s high-tech expertise to address growing challenges and gain competitive advantage. The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) have entered a collaborative agreement that will see financial firms partner with academic-based researchers and tech companies to develop common intellectual property (IP) and new spin-offs.Read More
Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation
A new report on the first five years of a research strategy for industry-academic collaboration indicates that the suite of programs created by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is resulting in an unprecedented number of joint projects and activities, many of which have evolved into long-term relationships.Read More
Canadian private non-profit organizations (PNPOs) are expected to perform $158 million in R&D in 2015, a 1.3% decline from an estimated $160 million in 2014. The amount includes intramural R&D spending ($146 million) and capital outlays of $12 million.Read More
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