The latest report from The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto, titled The Myth of a Better Mousetrap, offers some striking observations on Canada’s competitive shortcomings and makes several radical suggestions to improve our performance.
Many stakeholders in Canada’s innovation ecosystem are calling for an independent, comprehensive review of Canada’s tax system.
Canada needs supportive government strategies and policies to maintain its global leadership in “carbontech” innovation: international conference
The commercialization organization formerly known as MaRS Innovation announced a new collaboration with the biotechnology company Amgen, to identify and jointly fund disruptive technologies derived from discovery research conducted in Toronto.
Canada’s new Patent Collective will reduce the risks of patent infringement claims and other intellectual property issues for SMEs.
The Government of Canada has announced an initial investment of $7 million to create the CAN Health Network, a pilot project that seeks to help high-growth health companies scale faster in the domestic market by accessing consolidated procurement opportunities.
The established pathways for commercialization are changing. New market forces require innovators and customers to improve their collaborations and adopt a more holistic systems perspective.
On June 28, Genome Canada announced the appointment of Elizabeth Douville as chair of its board of directors. Douville wants to help the organization enter a new phase of implementation and integration of genome research.
Razor Energy Corp has received $5 million from Natural Resources Canada and $2 million from Alberta Innovates to co-produce a geothermal electricity project at an active oil and gas operation. The University of Alberta will conduct geothermal research in association with the project. – Newswire Nova Scotia-based company CarbonCure Technologies has partnered with Hawaii’s HC&D…
The federal government has shrunk the number of innovation programs it offers, but there’s still ample funding and opportunities available, government officials say.