Innovation highlights: what’s in it for you?
Accessing funding for innovation and R&D is a lot easier.
Montreal’s Element AI scores US$102M to support expansion
Goal is to develop AI capabilities for traditional industries such as manufacturing and financial services.
Économie du savoir Mauricie get $740K to boost innovation
Funding will be used to assist manufacturing SMEs upgrade innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.
Magna and RocketSpace partner to accelerate automotive innovation
Will focus on electric vehicle and automated driver systems, secure connectivity.
Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1B aid package
Plan expected to include EI enhancements for laid-off workers and funds to assist with exploring new markets and innovations.
Ottawa launches $950 million supercluster initiative to jumpstart job creation, innovation
Consortium-led approach to innovation brings together small and large companies, academia and not-for-profit organizations.
Canadian inventors, scientists and engineers have changed the world
Canadian governments are trying to figure out how to foster innovation that will drive the 21st century economy.
Workforce automation could intensify income inequality, Central Bank warns
More emphasis on education and skills training is necessary to help businesses adjust to a potentially difficult transition.
Cleared for lift off
Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.
UPDATE: Federal, Ontario to invest $200M in Ford’s Canadian operations
For advanced manufacturing program in Windsor and a research and engineering centre in Ottawa.
Ford Canada looks to future with ride hailing, EVs and self driving cars
Automaker has invested $4.5 billion in electric vehicles to bring 13 models to market and promises an autonomous vehicle by 2021.
Bains hopes budget will help aggressive push to woo foreign brains
More to offer top-notch workers, scientists and scholars who might consider a move from the US.
How robots could upend different professions
The federal budget will examine the potential of artificial intelligence to disrupt industries, politics, and societies.
Innovation strategy inspired by economist who argues for bigger state role
Budget expected to detail plan to foster an innovation economy to recharge Canada’s long-term economic growth.
Industry hoping budget continues venture capital support for startups
Several measures expected that will be aimed at improving innovation performance.