The Green Part of Canada releases its campaign platform, early-career neuroscience researchers get a boost, The51 Ventures launches a Food & AgTech Fund to support women-led & diverse businesses, and more.
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Canadians need safe and legally controlled access to psychedelic drug therapy including psilocybin-assisted therapy which, along with providing treatment for palliative patients, would provide opportunities for research and investment, says Michael Kydd, founder and principal of Kydder Group Inc., in an op-ed.
Ottawa prepares for future pandemics with launch of life science strategy, CellCAN and CCRM launch a new cell and gene therapy institute to tackle gaps in training, a new fund dedicated to developing transit solutions for rural and remote communities, and more.
Ontario announces support for hundreds of research projects across the province; Quebec’s INO optics and photonics research centre gets a boost, Nova Scotia launches a forestry innovation centre, and more.
Genome Canada’s portal for tracking variants of concern across Canada is up and running; a Carleton biology team gets support for bolstering ecosystem conservation; Protein Industries Canada starts the second phase of plans to boost plant-based foods, feed and ingredients; a briefing from the Royal Society of Canada calls on federal leadership to stabilize the postsecondary sector; and more.
In this week’s The Short Report, the Government of Alberta contributes $20 million for vaccine R&D, a Canadian Infrastructure Bank invests in Ontario’s energy grid, 5G wireless tech to increase safety and reliability in the mining industry, Palette Skills leads consortium to address talent gaps in a post-COVID economy, and more.
The Government of Canada seeks to bolster Canada’s biomanufacturing capacity, D-Wave receives $40 million to accelerate Canada’s quantum technology development, the federal government invests in Canada’s longest-ever study on aging, Quebec’s Lion Electric gets ready to break ground on a new battery manufacturing plant, and more.
The Brookfield Institute and the Munk School of Global Affairs produce an online tool to monitor data and analysis of Canada’s inclusive innovation system; U of T and Denmark’s Novo Nordisk A/S invest $40 million on supporting healthier urban populations and finding solutions for chronic illnesses, and more.
Saskatchewan funds an upgrade of a University of Saskatchewan centre to work with deadly diseases, Vancouver Shipyards begins construction of an ocean vessel to study the impact of climate change, Canadian Institutes of Health Research release a long-awaited plan for the next decade, and more.
New plant expected to produce 240 million vaccine doses every year starting in 2023.