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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

...— 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,...

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

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...

Date: Sunday October 6, 2013

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

...This is one in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Awards. See all honourees.   Young people in need of psychological care...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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