Strong industry leadership without burdensome government bureaucracy will be key to Canada’s superclusters’ success, R$ conference hears.
Topic: advanced manufacturing
The scaling-up challenges faced by an innovative Alberta company.
Dalhousie University, Metamaterials Technologies and Mitacs launch $1.62M research collaboration on advanced materials for light manipulation.
The new funding will help McMaster’s collaborative makerspace The Forge acquire new equipment and expand the number of companies it supports.
Automotive R&D and innovation is growing in the Toronto-Waterloo technology corridor, despite General Motors Oshawa assembly plant closing.
A new partnership between Seneca and KUKU Canada will provide post-secondary students with state-of-the-art robotic equipment to enhance their manufacturing skills.
ISED announced $28 million to help Canadian packaged-meats producer Maple Leaf Foods build a new $744-million poultry facility in London, Ontario.
Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives (PCs) are set to govern come June 29, but it remains to be seen what the new leadership will mean to science, technology and innovation in the province.
The potential payoff of the Liberal government’s bold initiative for tapping industry expertise to provide input on six key tech sectors will be known soon as the six Economic Strategy Tables (EST) prepare their final reports for submission.
Canada’s largest biotech company, STEMCELL Technologies, will receive $45 million to develop regenerative medicine products in an advanced manufacturing facility. The federal government and British Columbia will each contribute $22.5 million for their project that includes building a $138-million production facility by 2022, and consolidating the three Vancouver locations of the company into a single…