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Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...effectively harness this untapped potential? For a printable .PDF version of this report, click here. Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation. This...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities

...Lecture, this year given by Dominic Barton, Chair of the Growth Council and Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company. The full-day summit featured remarks on innovation from Governor General...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

Leading Innovation – Insights from Canadian Regions

...To truly understand innovation, you have to go where it is happening. And in Canada, innovation happens in local centres and not immediately on a national scale. The discussion...

Date: Monday March 12, 2012

How Can Integrated Innovation Advance Well-being and Inclusive Growth?

...Despite some significant efforts and focus in recent years, the field of social innovation lags behind in terms of infrastructure, capacity, policy development, incentives, and investment. How might we...

Date: Thursday September 8, 2016

PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

...For global players, ‘not investing in innovation may be the biggest risk a company takes’ Canada Growth Summit Panel 3 | Established Innovators: Becoming and Remaining a Global Champion...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...Québec, Janet Kennedy, Microsoft Canada (Microsoft Women), Michael Serbinis, LEAGUE Inc. and Dr. Raphael Hofstein, MaRS Innovation. Canada is now at the epicentre of artificial intelligence (AI) after spending years...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...At the Canada Growth Summit, business and government leaders identify innovation, investment, infrastructure, immigration — and inclusion—as keys to success. Tom Jenkins sets up the day and later summarizes...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Applying science to delivering mental health programs

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Patrick McGrathClinical Psychologist.Vice-President of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Translation, IWK Health Centre, Halifax. Patricia Lingley-PottiePresident and CEO, Strongest Families Institute, Halifax.Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University. Young...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

How Canada can create a culture of innovation

...Innovation gap is a serious drag on economic growth Marty Reed, President and CEO of Evok Innovations, says Canadian entrepreneurs lack intensity. By Kent Aitken Many speakers at last...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016

David Johnston on innovation culture

...VIDEO: Share our success stories, adopt experiential learning and be inclusive, says Governor General “We lack a culture of innovation in Canada”Johnston first drew a distinction between pockets of...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...collaboration; and implementing core recommendations (on innovation, infrastructure development, broadening trade agreements in Asia, immigration and a FutureSkills Lab). Using the Advisory Council’s report as a starting point for discussion,...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

About Canada’s Innovation Stars

...The Public Policy Forum is pleased to join its partners to celebrate the 2017 winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards. Established in 2016, the awards celebrate excellence in...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Innovation, Investment, and Global Mandates

...As competition for global investment intensifies, it is essential to understand how multinational enterprises (MNEs) decide where to locate high-value business functions that drive innovation. It is also important...

Date: Tuesday December 13, 2011

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...and connectivity solutions — will not be as impactful as the possibilities from their use. The game-changer is tech-enabled and -augmented innovation, where it transforms the way we act, interact,...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

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