The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada is asking Ottawa to take immediate action, including a new investment bank, wage subsidies, R&D funding and a long-term sector strategy, to help its members recover from the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Vancouver-based AbCellera Biologics will receive up to $175.6 million from the federal Strategic Innovation Fund to fast-track antibody therapies against COVID-19. The funding will also go to build a first-of-its-kind antibody manufacturing facility over the next four years to help Canada respond to future pandemics. AbCellera has partnered with global biopharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to…
In collaborating with the WHO and other governments, Canada’s funding agencies have moved rapidly to channel more than $52 million in federal funding to rapid response research at Canadian universities.
The Canada Research Coordinating Committee’s new Indigenous research strategy strives to follow a path of respect, representation, and recognition of Indigenous leadership. Industry would be wise to follow.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge to plant two billion trees to help reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions is more complex than it sounds. The effort will need to be carefully planned and executed to ensure the trees not only survive but don’t become a future wildfire hazard, forest experts say.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities released its list of top 1000 universities worldwide, with four Canadian universities in the top 100: University of Toronto (24), University of British Columbia (35), McGill University (90) and McMaster University (also 90). – ARWU 2019 Genome Ontario has published a proposal to the Strategic Innovation Fund‘s National Ecosystems Stream, to…
The federal government’s $52.4M investment allows hubs to offer joint programs and services to support scaleups
Spurred by a “culture change,” the federal government has increased collaboration both internally and externally on science, technology and innovation.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has delivered a classic pre-election Budget, with targeted spending that extends to the research, development and innovation (RDI) file.
Canada will contribute a smart robotic system – Canadarm3 – for repair and maintenance on the NASA-led Lunar Gateway project. The project kicks off an ambitious new space strategy.