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Dr Alan Cornford

Ripping the Cover Off Innovation – Part III

By Dr Alan B Cornford

In the first article of this series (R$, October 27/03) we exposed a few myths that surround innovation. The second part (R$, December 11/03) focussed almost exclusively on major influence drivers of “innovation capacity” – people and the private/public R&D ratio.

Dr Alan Cornford

Ripping the Cover Off Innovation – Part II

By Dr Alan B Cornford

In the first article (R$, October 27/03) we exposed a few myths that surround innovation. Here we provide diagnostic evidence of our regional status leading to a prescription for some of the medicine Canada should take to regain healthy innovative competitiveness.

Dr Alan Cornford

Ripping the Cover Off Innovation
By Dr Alan B Cornford

All nations are endeavouring to increase their innovative capacity and competitiveness. Canada is no exception. Notwithstanding that we all accept that prosperity will increasingly depend on the knowledge-based economy, there is a problem.