CDL-Oxford will be the seventh location in the network of seed-stage accelerators first developed at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2012.
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Emissions Reduction Alberta invests $100 million in 16 new clean tech projects in the areas of sustainable transportation, electricity and biotechnology.
The initiative will provide recipients with non-repayable contributions for projects to enhance productivity, adopt new technologies, and create more skilled jobs.
Ottawa is providing $49 million through the Strategic Innovation Fund to Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. for a project to produce polypropylene from propane.
Cisco invests $15 million to expand its digital technology operations and enhance workforce education in Western Canada.
The $40-million investment is part of a $112.6-million project to upgrade the company’s facilities in Regina, Saskatchewan, and Red Deer, Alberta.
Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster announced seven initial projects, with $40 million of co-investment over three years.
Charlottetown, PEI-based life sciences company BioVectra Inc. announced a five-year project to support and expand its production capacity in Atlantic Canada.
Saskatchewan’s tech sector added more than 200 jobs in the first nine months of 2018, and that number is expected to double in 2019.
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.