Innovation minister defends ‘superclusters’ following critical report
Performance fails to to live up to expectations, Bains stresses the program’s potential over a five-to-10-year timeline.
Liberals’ supercluster program short on promised jobs, economic growth
Program contributes $918 million over five years to bring business, academic institutions and other non-profits together.
New project supports Canadian food processing needs
Ingredient suppliers to work with processors to develop new plant-based protein products
Despite government subsidies, Canadian innovation wanes
Burdensome regulation, limited competition and unfavourable taxes hold companies back.
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.
Ottawa shortlists nine ‘superclusters’ for $950M federal funding
Proposed tech hubs to foster public-private partnerships in industries across the country.
Battle for 5 federal tech ‘superclusters’ attracts 50 competitors
Letters of intent represent more than 200 companies and 20 post-secondary institutions.
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.