Organization: Innovation Strategy

Obama admin launches new innovation initiatives

US president Barack Obama has released Strategy for American Innovation, a follow-up to the government’s 2009 Innovation Strategy containing several new provisions aimed at helping the nation “out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world”. The new initiatives are in the areas of high-speed wireless connectivity, patent reform to reduce wait times at the…

Consultation for Innovation Strategy cost $7.5 million

Industry Canada has rung up a tab of $7.5 million on the consultation process for its Innovation Strategy that culminated in Toronto this week. The engagement included 34 regional summits, 80 sectoral consultations and the processing of hundreds of written submissions. The national summit in Toronto will produce an action plan with short- and long-term…