Canada’s early contributions and long-standing academic expertise in artificial intelligence are now generating growing funding for and revenue in AI in drug development, but the country’s AI-enabled drug development industry faces significant challenges in coming years, Dr. Ulrik Kristensen, PhD, founder and principal analyst at UK-based Emersion Insights, says in an op-ed.
Organization: SCALE AI
Researchers at the University of Manitoba and the NRC are using AI to model trucking routes across Manitoba, which they say can reduce the risks of disruption from warming winters, extreme weather events and flooding.
In the next decade, Canada will be tested on its ability to meet the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Some experts argue that meeting those goals will require reimagining Canada’s agricultural infrastructure.
Roche Canada launches a centre of excellence to advance digital transformation in healthcare and Evidence for Democracy opens up applications for a new ED.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council awarded $75 million to more than 1,600 researchers from over 60 universities across Canada. More than $60 million will go for partnership projects and $14 million will support 160 postdoctoral researchers. Out of the total number of recipients, 760 (56%) self-identify as women, 48 (4%) as Indigenous, 158…
COVID-19 NEWS Canadians’ trust in doctors, scientists and the government has increased since the cornovirus pandemic began, finds public opinion polls from January and repeated on May 1 and May 2. Conducted by Proof Strategies CanTrust Index of Ottawa, the survey found that 76% of Canadians trusted doctors and 70% trusted scientists. The follow up…
A R$ webinar with the CEOs of Canada’s five innovation superclusters reported on the impact of COVID-19
“Pragmatic” is how Quebec’s chief scientist is characterizing the science, technology and innovation (STI) measures contained in the province’s most recent Budget.
Last month, Québec tabled its 2018 budget, which includes more than $1 billion for research, innovation and economic growth, reflecting several recommendations made by the Advisory Council on the Economy and Innovation.
The federal government has selected five supercluster proposals that will share $950 million in funding for the next five years under the Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI).