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Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...between innovation and commercialization: “There is often no lack of government support for the early stages of innovation. But there’s a valley of death between pre-commercialization and revenue-realization.” We also...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018

What the Saskatchewan Roughriders Can Teach Canadian Journalism

Many different approaches to support journalism, locally and beyond, have emerged in recent years in the wake of the sharp decline of traditional industry players. Public policy will play a crucial role in shaping the rules for ownership innovation and protected space for Canadian journalism.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018

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 to...

Date: Tuesday December 13, 2011

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...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, live and work, enabling...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Innovation Collaboration with Europe: A Transatlantic Symposium

...Hungary, France and most Canadian provinces and territories. The symposium was designed to increase awareness of opportunities for innovation and collaboration between Canada and Europe, to explore areas of strength,...

Date: Thursday June 25, 2015

Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem: Opportunities to Increase R&D Investment in Canada

...with executives from Canadian subsidiary firms, Leveraging Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem identifies key drivers and barriers in attracting foreign direct investment in Canadian R&D – and highlights opportunities to improve Canada’s...

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016

McGrath & Lingley-Pottie: Applying science to delivering mental health programs

using research to improve healthcare at such facilities. “Innovation comes out of solving a need. Our public institutions, especially our research hospitals, are hotbeds of innovation. We have to liberate...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Precision Medicine

As researchers and business leaders move quickly to explore and exploit an ever-growing field of artificial intelligence opportunities, policy-makers – recognizing AI’s far-reaching implications - seek frameworks to assess and regulate them. These reports examine issues and suggest frameworks for AI’s impact on transportation of people and goods, and on how we predict, identify and treat disease.

Date: Monday December 10, 2018

October 6th, 2014 – At the Vanguard of Canadian Innovation: A Compilation of Co-op Case Studies

This study explored innovations in the co-op sector to identify game-changing products, services, and practices. Building on the cross-country discussion series, Innovation through Cooperation, this research showcases the impact of...

Date: Sunday October 6, 2013

Workplace Innovation in Canada’s Public Service: How Collaborative Approaches, Dynamic Workspaces, and Enabling Technology Can Deliver Greater Value to Canadians

...must focus on driving efficiencies and delivering value. The Public Policy Forum believes that it is essential to build and foster a culture of innovation in the workplace in order...

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2011

Innovation Generation: Roundtable on STEM and Entrepreneurship in K-12 (Summary Report)

In recent years, Canada’s Public Policy Forum has undertaken several initiatives on the theme of innovation. In our discussions and conversation on this topic, many leaders emphasized the importance of...

Date: Friday June 27, 2014

PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018

Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

the ingredients for innovation but worries that they can be too cautious. “Innovation is not only a nice-to-have, it’s a need-to-have, and on the innovation pathway, a bit of risk-taking...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018

One-on-One: Navdeep Bains and John Manley on innovation

VIDEO: Diversity, talent, immigration and picking winners are all keys to a better innovation culture in Canada, minister says Notable quotes Talent “should be our number one focus.”Bains called it...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

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