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News Manufacturing General
October 7, 2020  

Ontario supporting scientists develop next generation of antibiotics

Provincial investment to help develop library for antibiotic discovery at McMaster University.

News Government General
September 19, 2020  

COVID-19 task force worries Trump’s rush to approve vaccine

Concerned Canadians will have doubts about taking a readily available vaccine over worry about its safety.

News General
September 16, 2020  

Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

Eli Lilly announced the results Sept. 16 in a press release, but they have not been published or reviewed by independent scientists

News Government General
August 13, 2020  

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they attach to a virus and help it be eliminated

News Aerospace General
July 30, 2020  

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

The rover is expected to descend to the Martian surface on Feb. 18, 2021

News Manufacturing General
July 23, 2020  

Home DIY labs will spur inventions after the pandemic

People are looking at more ways to explore and conduct research from home.

News Government General
June 15, 2020  

Germany to take stake in company working on virus vaccine

Companies are racing to develop a vaccine to end COVID-19

News Automotive General
May 28, 2020  

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

Shared technology will include electric cars and autonomous driving

News General
May 14, 2020  

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Here is a summary of some recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 1, 2019  

BMW profits drop on higher costs, spending for new tech

Automaker spent US$1.5 billion on research and development in the quarter.

News Food & Beverage General
July 25, 2019  

A&W looks to more innovation to drive growth after Beyond Meat success

The company added Beyond Meat burgers to its menu in July 2018.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
June 16, 2016  

Liberals seek public input on quest to improve innovation

Government will focus on six policy areas, including research excellence and research clusters.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 3, 2015  

Toyota applying manufacturing expertise to partner robots

Japanese government is banking on robotics as a growth industry

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 3, 2015  

Eli Lilly and Co. plans $70M research facility expansion

Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
October 14, 2015  

Ontario to allow self driving cars on roads for testing purposes

Pilot project will encourage companies to conduct research and development in the province.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 12, 2015  

Niagara College’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre [VIDEO]

A 15,000 square-foot expansion to the Rankin Technology Centre will house the new centre in Welland.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 30, 2015  

Online tool helps SR&ED claimants file faster

SREDscore prepares claims by identifying and advising on potential issues before submission to the CRA.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 23, 2014  

Business-led R&D networks get $49.7M in federal funding

Research networks will address innovation challenges related to deep mining, green aviation and electronics manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
November 28, 2013  

R&D spending declines 0.9% in 2013: StatsCan

Business enterprise R&D expenditures account for 51% of total spending.

News Aerospace Automotive Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
August 28, 2013  

Canada has strength in industrial R&D: Council of Canadian Academies

Industrial R&D in Canada is relatively personnel intensive and less capital intensive than in other comparative countries

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 17, 2013  

Fireflex gets $750,000 fire protection system project

Federal repayable contribution will help fund development of ICAF system.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
May 22, 2013  

RDC funding to support Newfoundland, Labrador business-led projects

Projects in ocean technology, natural resources, and advanced manufacturing gets $1.8 million in funding.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
April 22, 2013  

Premiers in Toronto to brainstorm national energy plan

Focus on factors including a transition to a lower carbon economy, R&D for more efficient energy production.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
April 4, 2013  

Canada bottoming out on innovation: Gets a D

Places 13 out of 16 advanced economies: Conference Board of Canada.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
February 14, 2013  

Manufacturing confidence outpaces other sectors

But we need to be more sophisticated about trade with the US: Grant Thornton.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 21, 2012  

RDC doles out $1.6 million for Atlantic R&D projects

Funding will assist R&D in priority sectors such as natural resource, ocean technology, and advanced manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
October 16, 2012  

ProMetic extends its reach in Asian markets with $21M deal

R&D project will expand Shenzhen Hepalink’s product line and diversification efforts.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2012  

Good vibrations

Innovation gets sexy.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2012  

Made in Italy

Manufacturing success despite economic turmoil

News Business Operations Operations Technology
May 9, 2012  

Canuck CEOs trailing globally on R&D investment plans: PwC

Canadian CEOs are missing the boat when it comes to R&D and innovation plans for everyhting from new products and services to finding cost reductions in existing practices, according to a global survey by PwC.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
May 7, 2012  

ProMetic and Hematech close $10M orphan drug deal

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in Laval, Que. has signed a $10-million strategic manufacturing and licence deal with a drug manufacturer in Taiwan to co-develop and commercialize a pharma product that targets a rare medical condition (orphan).

Tech Centre Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
April 25, 2012  

Easy e-rider

Hot new wheels for urban cyclists.