More than 130 leading entrepreneurs want the federal government to end what they call a “patchwork” approach to innovation.
Iain Stewart becomes the new president of the Public Health Agency of Canada on Sept. 28th; OnCall Health seeks to expand partnerships and customers with its new round of funding; the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program and Innovate BC sign an MOU; the Canada Foundation for Innovation appoints three new members to its board.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council awarded $75 million to more than 1,600 researchers from over 60 universities across Canada. More than $60 million will go for partnership projects and $14 million will support 160 postdoctoral researchers. Out of the total number of recipients, 760 (56%) self-identify as women, 48 (4%) as Indigenous, 158…
COVID-19 NEWS Canadians’ trust in doctors, scientists and the government has increased since the cornovirus pandemic began, finds public opinion polls from January and repeated on May 1 and May 2. Conducted by Proof Strategies CanTrust Index of Ottawa, the survey found that 76% of Canadians trusted doctors and 70% trusted scientists. The follow up…
A R$ webinar with the CEOs of Canada’s five innovation superclusters reported on the impact of COVID-19
The government of Ontario has created a scholarship fund to honour the 57 Canadians who died on Flight 752. The new fund will disburse scholarships of $10,000 to 57 students, one in memory of each victim. “Many of the victims were students and professors with bright futures, studying and teaching at Ontario universities and colleges, and…
R&D funding is just one of several factors that have contributed to the success of innovation superclusters across Europe.
Spurred by a “culture change,” the federal government has increased collaboration both internally and externally on science, technology and innovation.
Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) was allocated $100M in the federal budget, and is aiming to make Canada the world’s cleanest oil and gas producer.
Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster announced seven initial projects, with $40 million of co-investment over three years.