Ottawa launches a new program aimed at helping businesses across all regions in Canada to grow, expand into new markets and adopt new technologies.
University of Alberta spinoff firm Forge Hydrocarbons lands US$4-million investment by aerospace giant Lockheed Martin.
Centennial College students are using a newly opened applied research facility to work on industry-led projects in aerospace, health technologies and cybersecurity.
Calgary and Alberta are leading the country in developing and deploying drones, as a strategy to diversify the province’s economy, but the industry says more federal support is needed.
The University of Alberta will create an AI supercomputing hub, with a $2.5-million investment from Western Economic Diversification.
Sixteen Alberta high-tech companies share nearly $21 million in federal funding aimed at getting their innovative products to markets faster.
As Department of Finance Canada conducts an internal review of the SR&ED program, innovation advocates and business consultants say Canada’s largest funding program for incenting R&D by the private sector is “broken” and needs a major overhaul.
This article is part of the Applied PeR$pectives series By: Dr. Darren Lawless, Dean, Applied Research & Innovation, Humber College Innovation and collaboration are words we hear and read almost daily – in meetings, in news stories, and in corporate mission and vision statements. Without the partnerships to back them up and actions to make…
In the last few weeks, Canada has been in the global spotlight with its focus on science, technology and innovation (STI). Canada hosted the G7 leaders summit this year where two of the five themes were related to STI.
PwC Canada has named Chris Dulny as its Chief Innovation Officer effective July 1. Dulny is currently a partner, National Technology Sector Leader in the accounting and consulting firm. Before that, he was partner of the Audit and Assurance Practice at PwC Canada, and he also worked in this practice at PwC UK. The alumnus…