Person: Clifford Gross

Clifford Gross

Clifford Gross has been appointed president and CEO of Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s primary agency for high-tech incubation, mentoring and venture capital investment. Gross is a US native who was CEO and chair of UTEK Corp, Tampa FL (now Innovaro) from 1997 to 2009. UTEK specialized in transferring university technologies to the private sector and was…

Julie Payette

Julie Payette is taking an eight-month fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Centre for International Scholars, Washington DC, as a public policy scholar. An astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency since 1992, Payette will be affiliated with the centre’s Canada Institute. Other Canadians that have attended the university include Ralph Klein, Joe Clark and Benoit Pelletier….