The Short Report – November 16, 2022: $43M for Canada’s first lunar rover; Alberta gets advanced diagnostics centre; Vancouver has highest tech job growth; Oceans Protection Plan reports; and more
Topic: artificial intelligence
The Short Report – November 22, 2022: Feds order Chinese divestment in critical minerals; new cybersecurity task force; Canada in top 15 “talent competitive” countries, open science awards, and more
The Short Report – November 2, 2022: National Women’s Health Research Initiative launched; Ted Rogers Centre for Health Research receives $90 million; VC funding declines across Canadian ecosystems; Gairdner Award winners feted; and more
A big expansion for Nokia with support from all levels of government; CIHR invests in a pan-Canadian network to lead oral health research, biomanufacturing training site CASTL officially opens, and more.
Big agricultural firms are moving into big data and raising big questions about the future of food production — which few people are asking.
A Global South Network headed by York University to tackle infectious diseases; the Royal Society of Canada elects new fellows and members, KPMG reports substantial drop in Canada’s fintech sector, and more.
Fostering international research partnerships will help position Canada’s research community as a global leader in science and technology, NSERC President Dr. Alejandro Adem, PhD, says in an op-ed.
CAMH receives first CIHR grant to study psilocybin and its effect on treatment-resistant depression; Toronto-based C6 Launch Systems prepares for its first suborbital test at a foreign spaceport through its Brazilian subsidiary, Ottawa makes $40 million available for projects that deliver business supports for women entrepreneurs, and more.
The explosion of artificial intelligence innovation will transform the way research is done, but Canada must expand existing its strengths in AI or risk losing its competitive advantage in the technology, according to a new report by the Council of Canadian Academies.
Quebec invests $7.5 billion in science and tech; advancing research in small nuclear reactors, making moves to join the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, and more.