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.
Navdeep Bains is inviting Canadian teams to apply for a $30-million Patent Collective pilot program that will assist SMEs with their patent and IP needs.
Mississauga-based Imtex Membranes receives $6 million from Ottawa to scale up and demonstrate its gas-separating technology for petrochemical operations.
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the two investments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The B.C.-based Digital Technology Supercluster announced its official launch after receiving a funding allocation for $153 million from the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) and $200 million in funding commitments from member organizations.