Innovation minister Navdeep Bains has launched the Advisory Council on Artificial Intelligence to advise government on how to build Canada’s AI strengths, create economic growth and ensure AI advancements reflect Canadian values such as human rights, transparency and openness. The new council will establish a working group on commercializing value from Canadian-owned AI and data…
Topic: artificial intelligence
Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan has announced the first 157 early career researchers to share $38 million under the recently launched New Frontiers in Research Fund. Each recipient will receive up to $250,000 over the next two years to support international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research. – Newswire Vancouver-based Centre for Drug Research…
Strong industry leadership without burdensome government bureaucracy will be key to Canada’s superclusters’ success, R$ conference hears.
With the goal becoming a mainstream healthcare company, Smiths Falls, ON-based Canopy Growth Corp. has spun off a new division – Spectrum Therapeutics – to oversee the company’s commercial medical and clinical research operations including Spectrum Cannabis, Canopy Health Innovations, and recently acquired Germany-based C3Cannabinoid Compound Company, which develops cannabinoid-based medical therapies. – Canopy Growth…
For researchers and organizations in Canada’s micro-nano R&D space, recent renewed funding to the nanoelectronics research community in Europe sends an important signal about working together to advance research and innovation in this vital sector.
The University of Toronto has announced a historic gift of $100 million for its upcoming Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre, a 750,000-sq.-ft. complex meant to house the university’s AI and biomedical expertise.
Canadian oil and gas companies are ramping up investment in artificial intelligence and related digital technologies.
Cisco invests $15 million to expand its digital technology operations and enhance workforce education in Western Canada.
The Alberta government is committing $100 million over five years to attract more AI companies to invest in the province.
The Montreal-based artificial intelligence supercluster SCALE.AI has appointed Julien Billot as its CEO.