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Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018

Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...the area of innovation policy, explored in this report. In June 2015, the ERA-Can+ partners hosted a symposium on Trans-Atlantic Innovation in Toronto, Ontario [1]. The symposium, organized into three...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017

Transformational Gains

Global events are creating unprecedented opportunities for Canada to attract capital, talent and companies. In an age of disruptive technological advances, Canada must focus on research, talent and innovation to strengthen its innovative capacity, global competitiveness, and economic and social fabric.  

Date: Tuesday February 5, 2019

Pathways to Sustainable Access to Innovative Medicines for Canadians

This report is the culmination of a project that engaged Canadians in roundtable discussions about access barriers, the role of real-world evidence in system improvement, and how to move the healthcare system forward. Participants’ recommendations on reducing barriers to access, strengthening data and evidence and finding balance in our healthcare system.

Date: Friday April 20, 2018

Leading Innovation – Insights from Canadian Regions

what is needed at the micro level for greater innovation success. Leading Innovation seeks to uncover these on-the-ground experiences and help us set direction and action for a Canadian approach to innovation....

Date: Monday March 12, 2012

Canada’s Innovation Stars: Meet the 2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award laureates

The innovation stars are out and shining over Canada as the Governor General’s Innovation Awards are handed out to six laureates and teams for 2018.

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018

How Can Integrated Innovation Advance Well-being and Inclusive Growth?

the opportunity of the Review of Canada’s Innovation Policy to shape an innovation strategy that also supports new and scale-ready innovations that accelerate Canadians’ wellbeing? On May 18th, 2016, the...

Date: Thursday September 8, 2016

PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

innovation, but the state of innovation in the country, “despite pockets of excellence,” is not good, he admitted. “Innovation is not about developing new technologies,” noted Lynch. “Innovation is about...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

Competitiveness: Canada leads in AI, but lags in innovation, skills and capital

...the benefit of technological change and innovation” across the economy that way, Sabia said. Businesses need urgently to cultivate a culture of innovation within their organizations, he said. “It requires...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

General David Johnston is a champion of innovation. We heard about specific policy ideas around innovation. Startups now need assistance at the same level of GrowthCos in terms of executive...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Democracy Divided: Countering Disinformation and Hate in the Digital Public Sphere

Democracy has been made vulnerable to attack by hate speech and disinformation on digital and social platforms. Policy must be implemented to reconcile freedom of speech and freedom of the press with these online news threats to democracy.

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018

Applying science to delivering mental health programs

CANADA’S INNOVATION STARS Patrick McGrathClinical Psychologist.Vice-President of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Translation, IWK Health Centre, Halifax. Patricia Lingley-PottiePresident and CEO, Strongest Families Institute, Halifax.Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University. Young people...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017

China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...lowest in G-7 Productivity-enhancing levers Focussing on innovation: building innovation superclusters; creating world class technology hubs; focus on entrepreneurship; financing for scaling-up start-ups. Attracting top global talent: increasing immigration and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

David Johnston on innovation culture

VIDEO: Share our success stories, adopt experiential learning and be inclusive, says Governor General “We lack a culture of innovation in Canada”Johnston first drew a distinction between pockets of innovation...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

How Canada can create a culture of innovation

Innovation gap is a serious drag on economic growth Marty Reed, President and CEO of Evok Innovations, says Canadian entrepreneurs lack intensity. By Kent Aitken Many speakers at last week’s...

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016

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