The Short Report – November 23, 2022: $1.2 billion for Oceans Protection Plan projects; Ontario’s AI sector growing; Attabotics raises US$71 million; feds failing on cybersecurity risks; and more
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
The Short Report – November 16, 2022: $43M for Canada’s first lunar rover; Alberta gets advanced diagnostics centre; Vancouver has highest tech job growth; Oceans Protection Plan reports; and more
Sales have slumped but investment and innovation continue in Canada’s plant-based food industry – backed by strong federal support — according to speakers at the first international Plant Forward conference.
The Short Report – November 22, 2022: Feds order Chinese divestment in critical minerals; new cybersecurity task force; Canada in top 15 “talent competitive” countries, open science awards, and more
The Short Report – November 2, 2022: National Women’s Health Research Initiative launched; Ted Rogers Centre for Health Research receives $90 million; VC funding declines across Canadian ecosystems; Gairdner Award winners feted; and more
François-Philippe Champagne announces this year’s NSERC Prize winners; Canada’s contribution to the NASA-led climate science satellite mission; establishing an intercontinental network for quantum communication, and more.
A big expansion for Nokia with support from all levels of government; CIHR invests in a pan-Canadian network to lead oral health research, biomanufacturing training site CASTL officially opens, and more.
“Ultra-deep” geothermal could supply all of Canada with clean electricity and heat hundreds of times over, but proponents see governments and the private sector ignoring this energy source.
Government innovation programs need a major rethink to deliver transformative outcomes, says Carl Weatherell, executive director and CEO of the Canadian Mining Innovation Council.
The federal government and private sector are ramping up investment in geothermal energy, but Canada still lags many countries in developing the underground resource.