Ten projects will be receiving grants of $250,000 each from the Indigenous Innovation Initiative through its Advancing Indigenous Gender Equality through Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship program. It is currently the only dedicated funder of Indigenous innovation in Canada.
Topic: Sustainable Development Goals
Finding answers to the most pressing social and economic questions will help countries develop science-based recovery plans that stimulate equity, resilience, sustainability and progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
G7 Leaders have committed to act on key issues brought to their attention by the science, technology and innovation (STI) community, particularly around artificial intelligence (AI) and climate change. However, the US stayed away from any further climate change commitments, while Canada’s STI stakeholders are asking for action beyond signatures on a piece of paper.