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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? Download the report Foreword ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation. This 36-month programme (September 2014 — September...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018


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


Canada’s Innovation Stars: Meet the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award laureates

The innovation stars are out and shining over Canada as the Governor General’s Innovation Awards are handed out to six laureates and teams for 2018.

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018


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


Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation. Never before has the digital news sphere been so fragmented, and social media tools on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet are part of this offensive. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018


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


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...necessary but not sufficient condition for sustainable strong growth. Building on this foundation, Canada needs to better target talent, trade, innovation, foreign investment, infrastructure and skills to strengthen long term...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 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


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


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