Flowr and Hawthorne Canada to work jointly
Firms announce completion of world’s first cannabis R&D Facility
ELYSIS completes Industrial R&D Center in Saguenay, QC
New process will reduce operating costs of aluminium smelters while increasing production capacity.
Hitachi ABB establishes new R&D presence in Montreal
New Digital Power Grid Center leverages Quebec’s academic and technology leadership
Despite government subsidies, Canadian innovation wanes
Burdensome regulation, limited competition and unfavourable taxes hold companies back.
Faster fastener welding: CenterLine adds to its patent file
That makes 82 patents with numerous North American and international patents pending for the automation technology company.
Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis infused drinks, new edibles
Part of a general trend toward more sophistication in an industry looking to shed stereotypes.
Magna takes a load off: Joint R&D with Ford creates lighter carbon
A collaborative lightweighting project yields 34% mass reduction and 87% fewer parts.
Five innovation ‘superclusters’ to share $950M in government cash
They aim to encourage academia, not-for-profits and companies to work together on strategies to boost high-growth sectors.
Ontario technology hubs key for GM Canada’s plans for driverless cars: CEO
GM also plans to open a “mobility campus” in Toronto to complement other research centres.
Feds to invest $49M to support advanced manufacturing at Linamar
Ontario will provide a conditional grant of up to $50 million.
Cure your SR&ED headache: Other programs will ease the pain
Federal help is available outside the cumbersome R&D program that will aid innovation.
Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, makes Canadian pitch
Emphasized R&D capabilities in Ontario and Quebec to complement potential production expansion.
Thales to set up artificial intelligence research centre in Montreal
Its mission will be to advance the safe, ethical AI applications across the product portfolio
Battle for 5 federal tech ‘superclusters’ attracts 50 competitors
Letters of intent represent more than 200 companies and 20 post-secondary institutions.
Scope of $1.26B innovation fund widened to cover all sectors
Fund allocates money over five years to support R&D, the scale-up of high-potential companies and efforts to attract investment.
Innovation highlights: what’s in it for you?
Accessing funding for innovation and R&D is a lot easier.
C-COM, NSERC to invest $6.1M in intelligent mobile antenna tech
Goal is to develop new modular, low-cost, intelligent antenna for mobile satellite communications.
Liberals ready to invest in Bombardier, innovation minister says
Navdeep Bains wants company to keep head office, jobs connected to R&D activities in Canada.
Liberals seek public input on quest to improve innovation
Government will focus on six policy areas, including research excellence and research clusters.
Liberals seek public input for improved innovation
Government will focus on six policy areas, including R&D, digital, business and research clusters
GM to announce 1,000 new jobs in Oshawa
Reports say positions will eventually be spread out at a number of GM R&D facilities.
Forest industry vows to cut emissions
Seeks government help on R&D, procurement to cut greenhouse gases by 30 million tonnes.
GM Canada purchases Toronto property to house “mobility campus”
Will house new office, research and development facilities.
Sandvine in Waterloo gets $15M grant from Ontario fund
Money will help with an R&D project that is to create up to 75 jobs.
Innovation is imperative to energy industry success: Deloitte
Study says an integrated approach is necessary for oil and gas companies to survive.
Federal budget to reset how Ottawa backs innovators
Expect a longer process to make innovation a tool for growth.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
Google to unveil new development HQ in Kitchener
More than 350 engineers will work on Google products in the new 185,000-square-foot office.
Toyota applying manufacturing expertise to partner robots
Japanese government is banking on robotics as a growth industry
Eli Lilly and Co. plans $70M research facility expansion
Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.
Top corporate R&D spending flat in 2014
Investment dragged down by Canada’s biggest performers.
Montreal universities help space research grow
Goal is to develop world-class, world leading atmosphere in Montreal.