Organization: Ericsson Canada

The Short Report – April 21, 2021: SIF gets $7.2 billion in 2021 federal budget, BC budget invests in new strategic fund, Biden’s funding surge, a boost for the Stem Cell Network, and more

The 2021 federal budget gives a big boost to the NRC’s Industrial Research Assistance Program, BC budget provides $500 million to new fund for tech startups, US President Joe Biden proposes funding surge for federal research agencies, Canada’s Stem Cell Network to receive $45 million dollars for regenerative medicine therapies, and more.

Montreal home to laboratory of US-based InterDigital

InterDigital Communications Corp, Philadelphia PA, has established a laboratory in Montreal for 3-G (third generation) wireless technologies. InterDigital Canada Ltée will be headed up by Michel Desgagné, formerly a senior manager with Ericsson Canada conducting 3-G research for radio access networks. The laboratory will start with 10 engineers and increase to 30 by 2003 and…