The initiative will provide recipients with non-repayable contributions for projects to enhance productivity, adopt new technologies, and create more skilled jobs.
Topic: regional development agencies
Canada needs a new innovation agency to support tech scale-ups and drive adoption of digital technologies across all sectors, says a new report by innovation policy expert David A. Wolfe.
Ottawa launches a new program aimed at helping businesses across all regions in Canada to grow, expand into new markets and adopt new technologies.
The National Research Council (NRC) and its Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) will receive $148 million in new funding through the 2018 federal Budget to support a “reimagined” NRC calibrated to deliver on the federal government’s Innovation and Skills Plan.