Team True North’s “billion-dollar babies”: Q&A with Martin Thériault, founder and CEO of Previan, a Quebec-based industrial technology focused on customer-driven innovation.
Big agricultural firms are moving into big data and raising big questions about the future of food production — which few people are asking.
The Short Report - September 14th, 2022: York U. leads global team on infectious diseases; new fellows elected to the RSC; fintech funding falls in 2022, and more.
A Global South Network headed by York University to tackle infectious diseases; the Royal Society of Canada elects new fellows and members, KPMG reports substantial drop in Canada’s fintech sector, and more.
The federal government failed to implement the key objective of Canada’s superclusters and needs to overhaul how their performance is evaluated, innovation policy experts say.
Energy producers in Nunavut are studying the potential for tapping geothermal energy as an alternative to their current dependence on diesel fueled generators.
Empty promises and ad hoc measures characterize Canada’s approach to cybersecurity policy, according to a new report from the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Meanwhile, the problem gets worse.
The Short Report - September 28, 2022: UBC's FORWARD research initiative, boosting biomanufacturing, Brassard's Breakthrough Prize, and more.
UBC makes a $3-billion pledge to drive solutions and discoveries; upskilling Canada’s cell and gene therapy manufacturing capacity, Dr. Gilles Brassard wins prestigious US Breakthrough Award, and more.
The Short Report - September 21st, 2022: B.C. invests in clean energy; AI funding for ag-food; national standards for animals, and more.
B.C. invests in cleaner industry and post-secondary innovation; PIC and GOC co-investments help plant-based companies use artificial intelligence; the Canadian Foundation for Animal-Assisted Support Services publishes Canada’s first voluntary national standards for animal-assisted human services, and more.
Fertilizer looks like an easy target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing fertilizer use without hurting farmers or our food supply — not so easy.
Communitech CEO & President Chris Albinson explains the vision and implications of his organization’s “Team True North” strategy.
The Short Report - September 7, 2022: A boost for B.C. & Alberta's patient-oriented research units; moving towards a national flood insurance program, Suzanne Fortier retires from McGill, and more.
B.C. and Alberta’s SPOR units secure additional funding; a federal task force releases its analysis of flood insurance solutions, Dr. Suzanne Fortier’s tenure at McGill draws to a close, and more.