The federal government has shrunk the number of innovation programs it offers, but there’s still ample funding and opportunities available, government officials say.
Spurred by a “culture change,” the federal government has increased collaboration both internally and externally on science, technology and innovation.
Strong industry leadership without burdensome government bureaucracy will be key to Canada’s superclusters’ success, R$ conference hears.
Details are beginning to emerge on cuts to R&D in the April 11 Ontario budget: $1 million for the Mowat Centre (closing), the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity (closing) and the province’s Health System Research Fund (clawed back). R$ will investigate these and other cuts further. – Mowat Centre Canada and Japan have signed two…
Ottawa should admit it has an innovation performance problem and adopt solutions that include industrial sector strategies, innovation targets and an innovation strategy that is an export strategy.
Better government policy and sustained financing from Canada’s big banks needed to grow scaleups into global firms.
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) announced more than $1 million over four years for a new Social Purpose Institute (SPI), launched by United Way of the Lower Mainland. The initiative aims to promote economic growth and social purpose in British Columbia. – Newswire The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing $8.4 million in Uniboard Canada…
Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) was allocated $100M in the federal budget, and is aiming to make Canada the world’s cleanest oil and gas producer.
Cisco invests $15 million to expand its digital technology operations and enhance workforce education in Western Canada.
The timeline is “aggressive but doable” for the federal government to implement changes recommended in a new report.