The latest report from The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto, titled The Myth of a Better Mousetrap, offers some striking observations on Canada’s competitive shortcomings and makes several radical suggestions to improve our performance.
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The Canadian College Consortium for Cannabis will support Canada’s fast-growing but talent-challenged cannabis industry, through training and collaborative applied research.
Canada’s superclusters need rigorous intellectual property strategies to protect Canadian SMEs’ IP and ensure it stays in Canada to benefit the national economy, say top IP specialists.
The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging is receiving $46 million over five years: $31.6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and $14.4 million from partners, including the Alzheimer Society. Headquartered at Baycrest in Toronto, the second phase of CCNA’s research program will include a large-scale study to evaluate the effectiveness of new…
More help for Canadian scaleup companies is coming from the federal Trade Commissioner Service, amid criticism that government isn’t doing enough.
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.
Adam Froman, founder and CEO of Delvinia, has formed an independent, ad hoc horizontal review of government programs for business.
A new unit at the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) is using data from Statistics Canada to better evaluate the performance of business support programs across government.
Canada has been making strides toward better open data policies and practices, but still has far to go in terms of comprehensive implementation.