Organization: Communitech

Supercluster contenders must include strategies for confronting the risks in managing diverse interests

Managing different organizations with varying interests and different sizes of financial commitment will require a change in culture for the companies and institutions engaged in the Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI) competition. Governance and managing millions of dollars in government funds matched by industry are among the key challenges and risks ISI contenders will face, according to panelists at the recent Canadian Science Policy Conference

Wavefront opens services to Communitech partners

Wavefront and Communitech have entered a collaborative agreement that will open Wavefront services and programs to Communitech partner companies with financial support from the Industrial Research Assistance Program. The two organizations are both hubs on the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) and are bonded by their complementary mandates to accelerate the growth of wireless technology…

Perimeter and Communitech assist in African mentoring

The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and Communitech are partnering to assist the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in matching employers with graduates from one of the institutes centres. The AIMS Industry Initiative was launched earlier this month in Cape Town, South Africa and is part of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative. AIMS-NEI was…