Canada needs supportive government strategies and policies to maintain its global leadership in “carbontech” innovation: international conference
Topic: Government Funding
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s new initiatives on intellectual property aim to help innovators and SMEs make better use of IP.
The Trade Commissioner Service’s revamped Canadian Technology Accelerator Program in the U.S. is winning praise from clean tech startups.
Alberta’s United Conservative Party government says innovation is still a priority—it just won’t be funded through a provincial carbon tax.
The federal government has shrunk the number of innovation programs it offers, but there’s still ample funding and opportunities available, government officials say.
R&D funding is just one of several factors that have contributed to the success of innovation superclusters across Europe.
Oil sands companies expected to play significant role in assessing and deploying new low-carbon technologies.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research and partners are investing $24.5 million to explore the health risks and benefits of cannabis.
Strong industry leadership without burdensome government bureaucracy will be key to Canada’s superclusters’ success, R$ conference hears.
The funding represents the largest-ever investment in “direct air capture,” a climate change mitigation technology that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.