A new biomanufacturing partnership will boost Canada’s manufacturing capacity, projecting pandemic-induced revenue loss for Canada’s universities, IPIC makes pre-budget recommendations, and more.
Topic: digital identity
A massive science bill in the US could double the National Science Foundation’s budget over the next five years; Canada’s federal funding agencies prioritize research data management with a new policy, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launches a new $165.7-million clean tech program, and more.
As more people move online to access services, the need for more robust security of people’s information is also growing. Innovation experts are arguing that digital identity is a core requirement in a digital-first economy, especially in the era of COVID-19.
On August 7, the deadline closed for submissions to the pre-budget consultations process ahead of the 2021 federal budget, and Canadian organizations have been publishing their recommendations and suggestions.
ACENET at Memorial University launched a regional advanced computing system. in Atlantic Canada called Siku, a word that means “sea ice” in Inuktitut. The centre is 50% more powerful than all of ACENET’s recently retired systems together and is interoperable with the national Compute Canada platform. Supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Siku aims to generate economic benefits for…