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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


Innovation Collaboration with Europe: A Transatlantic Symposium

...Portugal, 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...

Date: Thursday June 25, 2015


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

...interviews 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...

Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016


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

...organizations 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...

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...

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

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees ©University of Toronto After returning to Canada in...

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...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Crop innovation in the Canadian Prairies: Report of the Breadbasket 2.0 initiative

...This report details the outcomes of the Public Policy Forum’s recent Breadbasket 2.0 initiative on agricultural innovation policy in the Canadian Prairies. The Forum convened a series of roundtable...

Date: Monday December 2, 2013


A formula for turning ideas into products

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Paul SanterreBiomedical Engineer. Professor of Biomaterials at the University of Toronto.Chief Scientific Officer, Interface Biologics Inc. Dr. Paul Santerre has a long list of titles and...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...is open to them, are increasingly coming to the table with a global focus. “Those are the people we ought to back,” he said. 5. Innovation, research and development The...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


From the classroom to the boardroom

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS David BrownCo-founder of Mycodev Group. Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Chinova Bioworks. University students can hope for one inspiring class that leads to a path...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


From the barn to the bench

...CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Bonnie MallardProfessor of Immunogenetics, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph From a young age, Dr. Bonnie Mallard desperately wanted to become a veterinarian, imagining herself making...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


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