A pandemic-era Ontario budget includes limited new funding for research and innovation.
Organization: Ontario Centres of Excellence
A new pilot program matches researchers with priorities of the City of Toronto as part of the COVID-19 response effort and Polar Knowledge Canada has a new president.
The Networks of Centres of Excellence has awarded $80.7 million in funding to five networks – the last cohorts to be renewed as the NCE program begins winding down over the next few years. Three-year renewals were granted to: Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life (AGE-WELL) ($22 million);…
Vancouver-based AbCellera Biologics will receive up to $175.6 million from the federal Strategic Innovation Fund to fast-track antibody therapies against COVID-19. The funding will also go to build a first-of-its-kind antibody manufacturing facility over the next four years to help Canada respond to future pandemics. AbCellera has partnered with global biopharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to…
A PhD student’s novel software is revolutionizing drug discovery and laying the groundwork for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Canada needs supportive government strategies and policies to maintain its global leadership in “carbontech” innovation: international conference
Small and mid-sized tech companies now have access to a live 5G network at five innovation hubs to prototype new products and services in partnership with major multinational firms who could become their first customers.
Centennial College students are using a newly opened applied research facility to work on industry-led projects in aerospace, health technologies and cybersecurity.
Canada will need creative and innovative ways to build up talent for cybersecurity if we want to take advantage of opportunities and protect ourselves from the threats of new technologies, according to a recent report by Deloitte Canada on the state of cybersecurity talent.
The Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN), an industry-led consortium helping accelerate the commercialization of next generation communications solutions, announced the appointment of a new CEO, Jean-Charles (JC) Fahmy, effective June 4. Fahmy is an alumnus of McGill Univ (MBA) and Univ of Ottawa (BASc in Electrical Engineering). He has more than 20…