COVID-19 industry leadership honours: The recap
10 awards recognized everything from excellence in PPE production to tech that detects the corona virus.
Next Generation Manufacturing: A supercluster update
NGen’s goal is to enable capabilities no individual company or organization can achieve on its own.
MPs told to use pandemic to stop brain drain as CERB payments top $40B
Government should create a program to put Canadian innovation students to work domestically, says Council of Canadian Innovators chair.
COVID-19 is exposing Canada’s economic vulnerabilities: experts
Further exposed dependence on purchasing goods and technology offshore with profits from primary resource industries.
Honda producing protective gear for Alliston healthcare workers
Automaker deploys 3D printers and collaborates with Georgian College to produce face shields.
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Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process and access to research talent for SMEs.
Hardware Catalyst Initiative silicon incubator hits the ground running
Provides support to southern Ontario firms developing hardware solutions; first cohort of eight companies has been announced.
AGT’s technology innovation of the year
Award goes to Quebec robotics company.
Groupe Tremblay gets $925,925 in federal steel innovation funding
Steel company will acquire equipment to implement a new cathode plate manufacturing process and automate production.
Alcoa gets $10M from feds for a Quebec aluminum plant
Part of an $85 million investment in cutting-edge technology that will increase lower cost aluminum production.
Reshaping the auto industry: Technology innovation is the way ahead
Global restructuring is underway; bold moves are needed.
Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector
Also cited the federal government’s investments in education and research as reasons for success.
Playing it smart: Meet the Ontario Exporter of the Year
Laipac Technology takes on the world with smart and engaging consumer electronics.
Government of Canada challenging small businesses to innovate
Asked to develop solutions for Canada Border Services Agency and other departments.
Richmond Hill companies score innovation funding from NRC IRAP
$5.6 million will support the addition of 36 new jobs among the three companies in the GTA.