Mentions: Government of Canada
Albertans will decide how they best contribute to Canada’s net-zero goal December 7, 2022

Catherine Brownlee

The Short Report - December 7, 2022: New ocean supercluster projects; finding a home for Volkswagen's first gigafactory, "evidence-based medicine" pioneer garners international award, and more. December 7, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - November 30, 2022: Canada's first space-tech law group; Mitacs innovation awards; funding Canada's climate adaptation strategy; updating Canada's code development system, and more November 30, 2022

Cindy Graham

Opinion Leader: Community-owned innovation meets community-based challenges November 23, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – November 23, 2022: $1.2 billion for Oceans Protection Plan projects; Ontario’s AI sector growing; Attabotics raises US$71 million; feds failing on cybersecurity risks; and more November 23, 2022

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Time is right for investment and policy action to boost cleantech innovation November 16, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – November 16, 2022: $43M for Canada’s first lunar rover; Alberta gets advanced diagnostics centre; Vancouver has highest tech job growth; Oceans Protection Plan reports; and more November 16, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – November 9, 2022: Feds and Alberta invest $461M in hydrogen plant; new cybersecurity task force; Canada in top 15 “talent competitive” countries, open science awards, and more November 9, 2022

Mark Lowey

Mining feels public love, and the market pressure    November 2, 2022

Monte Stewart

The Short Report – November 2, 2022: National Women’s Health Research Initiative; Ted Rogers Centre for Health Research receives $90 million; Canadian VC funding declines; Gairdner Awards; and more November 2, 2022

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Climate plans will include innovation and technology in Canada's oil sands October 26, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - October 26, 2022: NSERC prizes; Canada's role in NASA's climate science satellite mission; an EU-Canada quantum project, and more. October 26, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report: October 19, 2022 - Transforming Nokia HQ, investing in oral health research, CASTL officially opens in Charlottetown, and more. October 19, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - October 12, 2022: An advisory panel for Canada's research support system; a national diabetes framework, renewed funding for marine technology, and more. October 12, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - September 21st, 2022: B.C. invests in clean energy; AI funding for ag-food; national standards for animals, and more. September 21, 2022

Cindy Graham

Billion dollar babies: what Team True North means for Canada    September 7, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - September 7, 2022: A boost for B.C. & Alberta's patient-oriented research units; moving towards a national flood insurance program, Suzanne Fortier retires from McGill, and more. September 7, 2022

Cindy Graham

Canada urged to “go deep” on geothermal energy    August 24, 2022

Mark Lowey

Canada’s innovation funding programs need transformative rethink August 24, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - August 24, 2022: CFI announces major science initiative projects, an inaugural scholar for NSERC, researching and producing social connection guidelines, and more. August 24, 2022

Cindy Graham

Canada warming up to geothermal energy, but still lags other countries    August 17, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - August 17, 2022: Scientists urge Ottawa to boost grant funding, assessing decarbonization of rail via hydrogen fuel cells; a funding competition for Alzheimer's research in Alberta, and more. August 17, 2022

Cindy Graham

Canadian manufacturing of CAR-T cells a game-changer for cancer patients and researchers    August 10, 2022

Leah Geller

Feds need to coordinate Arctic waste management to protect polar bears, researchers say    August 10, 2022

Monte Stewart

National strategy needed to build homegrown EV battery metals supply chain: report    August 10, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - August 10, 2022: A new CEO for C100; Stem Cell Network launches last funding competition for 2022-2025, Alberta tech investments soar, and more August 10, 2022

Cindy Graham

SR&ED program requires major reforms to stimulate business R&D: policy brief    August 3, 2022

Mark Lowey

GHGSat seeks methane from space to help Canada tackle global warming    August 3, 2022

Elizabeth Howell

The Short Report - August 3, 2022: CAMH awarded the first federal psilocybin study grant; C6 Launch Systems prepares for suborbital test at a foreign spaceport; Ottawa launches calls for Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund projects, and more. August 3, 2022

Cindy Graham

Alberta investing in innovative high-value, non-combustion uses for oil sands bitumen    July 27, 2022

Mark Lowey

National network helping skilled immigrant health care professionals practise in Canada    July 27, 2022

Leah Geller

The Short Report - July 20, 2022: Another step toward a vertically-integrated EV supply chain for Ontario, an Atlantic alliance to advance ocean science, a boost for digital innovation in Canada, and more. July 20, 2022

Cindy Graham

Opinion Leader: Investors can play a key role in future of Canada’s salmon industry July 13, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - July 13, 2022: Dr. Mona Nemer reappointed as CSA, U of T & partners mount research response to monkeypox outbreak, a record for Canadian angel investment in 2021, and more. July 13, 2022

Cindy Graham

Energy and resource tables to serve regional green energy strengths    July 6, 2022

Monte Stewart

Message from the Publisher June 29, 2022

Jeffrey Crelinsten

The Short Report - June 28, 2022: Anand's NORAD upgrade plans for space-based surveillance system; new funding streams strengthen Canada's clinical trials; CIFAR launches Phase 2 of the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy, and more. June 29, 2022

Cindy Graham

Debating decrim: hard drugs and hard decisions    June 22, 2022

Monte Stewart

The Short Report - June 22, 2022: A big investment in CCRM's OmniaBio, feds seek to advance digital charter, forging a new oil sands alliance, launching a climate impact accelerator, and more. June 22, 2022

Cindy Graham

What Canada's new innovation agency can learn from the rest of the world    June 15, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – June 15, 2022: CREATE program receives new NSERC funding, feds provide up to $100M to Saskatchewan potash mine, Alberta invests in quantum hub, $24M for research on life-saving organ transplant technology, and more. June 15, 2022

Mark Lowey

Bring on the robots and create better jobs, report argues    May 24, 2022

Mark Lowey

Competitiveness and courage point the way to greater food security May 24, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - May 25, 2022: Quebec renews its research & innovation strategy, MOUs to advance SMR research, Ottawa's request to join DEPA, and more May 24, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 18, 2022: Genome Canada's climate-smart agriculture & food systems initiative, funding for critical minerals value chain development, CINUK's Arctic climate research projects, and more May 17, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 11, 2022: New AI centres for Alberta and New Brunswick, a CCA-appointed expert panel on international STI partnerships, winners of the GG Innovation Awards, and more.    May 10, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 4, 2022: An international AI lab kicks off in Montreal, a call for proposals for Ottawa's new IP program, Alberta's new hydrogen centre of excellence, and more. May 4, 2022

Cindy Graham

Alberta and federal governments co-invest $900,000 to grow province's hemp industry    April 26, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 27, 2022: Canada-EU research partnership talks, CIHR's new clinical trials fund, a nationwide platform to study Covid's impact on children, U de M's natural life sciences boost, and more. April 26, 2022

Cindy Graham

Canada’s first “credible” climate plan requires rapid policy implementation and massive investment, independent experts say    April 20, 2022

Mark Lowey

Alberta has largest and fastest-growing GHG emissions in Canada, new national report shows    April 20, 2022

Mark Lowey

Changes to government policy could enable SMEs to deliver effective and meaningful workplace inclusion programs April 20, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 20, 2022: CPP Investment Board invests $536M in Indian tech platform; IP partnership for BC, Experimental Lakes get a funding boost, and more April 20, 2022

Cindy Graham

SSHRC shares progress on implementing Indigenous Strategic Research Plan following pandemic setbacks    April 12, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - April 13, 2022: New cybersecurity research hub in Calgary; health research in space; bolstering animal disease preparedness; and more April 12, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - April 6, 2022: Ontario Greens issue supply chain strategy for EVs, federal funding for climate and pandemic research, a review of Canada's Remote Sensing Space Systems Act, and more April 6, 2022

Cindy Graham

Canada issues its first green bonds worth $5B to support climate investments    March 30, 2022

Elsie Ross

The Short Report - March 30, 2022: Ottawa releases $9.1B emissions reduction plan, Montreal's CDL surpasses $1B in equity value creation, Canada's tech performance blooms in 2021, and more March 30, 2022

Cindy Graham

Expanded biogas-renewable natural gas sector could play vital role in achieving Canada’s climate goals, says new report    March 23, 2022

Mark Lowey

How do we future-proof the Canadian economy? March 23, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - March 23, 2022: Ottawa set to issue green bond, Ontario's first-ever critical minerals strategy, $66 million for on-farm climate action projects, and more March 23, 2022

Cindy Graham

Collision tech conference bans Russian companies, aerospace and tech companies blocked from exporting to Russia March 9, 2022

Sebastian Leck

Canada requires a new, effective and inclusive science advisory architecture March 9, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - March 9, 2022: Sunsetting the Collaborative Health Research Projects program, $195M to support B.C. health research, Ontario's first Genome Data Science fellowships, Lululemon founder invests $100M into muscle disorder research, and more March 9, 2022

Cindy Graham

Government funding and policy are driving big carbon emissions reductions by steelmakers    March 2, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - March 2, 2022: Ottawa commits $240M for semiconductor industry, $45M for post-secondary research infrastructure, a good month for the space sector, and more March 2, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Liberal government needs to prioritize its staggering list of mandate letter commitments February 23, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Feb. 23, 2022: Funding for farmers to mitigate climate change, USask's cystic fibrosis study, a boost for postpandemic recovery research, and more. February 23, 2022

Cindy Graham

Developing a carbon capture and utilization industry is crucial to achieve Canada’s net-zero emissions target February 16, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Feb. 16, 2022: Congruence Therapeutics raises $63M for rare disease drug discovery, a multi-billion dollar Euro tech fund, a Conservative cryptoasset bill, and more February 16, 2022

Cindy Graham

Mid-career skills training will be key to addressing Canada's labour challenges February 9, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Feb. 2, 2022: Canadian cleantech companies make Top 100 global list, major VC funds launched by MaRS and Deloitte Canada, regional tech ecosystems see record investment, and more February 2, 2022

Mark Lowey

Could small modular reactors help to achieve Canada’s net-zero emissions goals?    January 26, 2022

Mark Lowey

Canada needs a climate strategy that leverages wealth of hydrocarbons to transition to low-carbon energy systems January 26, 2022

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Jan. 26, 2022: Public health research capacity expanded, massive free science database launched, funding for spinal cord injury research, and more January 26, 2022

Guest Contributor

Canada lacks critical data needed to mitigate extreme weather events, says Council of Canadian Academies report    January 19, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: Jan. 19, 2022: $550M in federal research investments, a review of Canada’s energy policies, COVID-19’s impacts on children, and more January 19, 2022

Cindy Graham

New advanced research agency high on federal innovation minister’s lengthy to do list    January 12, 2022

Mark Lowey

2021: The Year in Canadian Science and Innovation December 22, 2021

Sebastian Leck

Canada has huge opportunity to innovate emissions-free products from the oil sands December 22, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Dec. 22, 2021: Trudeau releases mandate letters, a promising brain diseases partnership, a national survey of young people’s attitudes towards science, and more December 22, 2021

Cindy Graham

How marine tech company Kraken Robotics became an East Coast success story    December 15, 2021

Mark Lowey

What will it take for Canada to modernize its financial ecosystem? December 15, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Dec. 15, 2021: UBC launches diabetes centre of excellence, Standing Committees struck for 44th Parliament, exploring pandemic impacts, and more December 15, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion Leader: Much stronger public sector support needed for industry’s commercialization of intellectual property December 8, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Dec. 8, 2021: Ontario launches flagship EV program, Alberta boosts vaccine development capacity, applied research on the rise, and more December 8, 2021

Cindy Graham

Q&A: Former environment and climate change minister Catherine McKenna on COP26 and Canada’s climate plans    November 30, 2021

Mark Lowey

Canada lacks the data to make sound policy decisions on digital economy: Conference Board of Canada report    November 30, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Effective communication is a key tool for wise ICT procurement and increased productivity November 24, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 24, 2021: BioVectra funding spurs expansion for mRNA vaccine development, UNESCO adopts the Open Science Recommendation, NSERC awards annual research prizes, and more November 24, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion Leader: Canada’s early focus on artificial intelligence is starting to reap commercial benefits November 16, 2021

Guest Contributor

Opinion Leader: A plant-based future offers myriad health, environmental and economic benefits November 9, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Nov. 10, 2021: Ottawa funds methane emissions monitoring, U of Sask. receives award to fund vaccine development, a swine research facility, and more November 9, 2021

Cindy Graham

Alberta R&D facility helping carbon tech startups navigate “valley of death” to commercialization    November 2, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Successful climate policy requires coherent multi-government alignment of policy, budgets and effective execution November 2, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Oct. 27: Dr. John Polyani awarded 2022 Andrei Sakharov Prize, rapid growth in Ontario's AI ecosystem, U of A's promising antiviral research, and more October 26, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Oct. 20, 2021: A global research hub for vision care, a UWaterloo centre for sustainable aeronautics, the Writer's Trust inaugural Balsillie prize, and more October 19, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - October 13, 2021: CIHR launches Indigenous opportunity fund to tackle COVID-19 challenges; a new president for PHAC, Communitech focuses on company scaleups, and more. October 12, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion Leader: Federal government must provide predictable funding for health research October 5, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - Oct. 6, 2021: McGill's new innovation fund, an insect research facility for USask, U15 calls for investment in university security measures, and more October 5, 2021

Cindy Graham

New business accelerators in Alberta aimed at helping fast-growing tech startup sector    September 29, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Micro credentials require specific components to be credible and effective September 29, 2021

Guest Contributor

Policy change and more innovation needed to reap the benefits of industrial cannabis September 22, 2021

Guest Contributor

Aerospace industry calls for more government support, despite significant public subsidies    September 15, 2021

Mark Lowey

By the Numbers: R&D in Canada's aerospace industry    September 15, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Canada must prioritize the 'three Ds' to become a leader in the global energy transition September 8, 2021

Guest Contributor

Alberta expands blue hydrogen development despite U.S. study raising environmental concerns    September 1, 2021

Mark Lowey

Canadians need safe and legal access to psychedelic drug therapy, including psilocybin September 1, 2021

Guest Contributor

Opinion Leader: New national security guidelines for research partnerships will have to face the reality of research culture August 18, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - August 11, 2021: A feasibility study to export blue hydrogen from Alberta to Asia, tech to reduce pesticide use, and more August 11, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - August 4, 2021: Ottawa's new biomanufacturing and life sciences strategy, a national startup job board, rural transit solutions, and more August 4, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion: Targeted measures needed to improve Canada’s national defence against pandemics and other catastrophic events July 28, 2021

Guest Contributor

National climate plan needs to focus on foundational public research and transformative Canadian technologies July 21, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - July 21, 2021: Canada's fast-growing tech talent, UBC joins global autism initiative, and more July 21, 2021

Cindy Graham

NSERC to fast-track grant approvals after COVID-19 rapid-response programs pay off    July 14, 2021

Monte Stewart

The Short Report - July 14, 2021: Rémi Quirion to lead International Network for Government Science Advice, mining gets a $40 million boost, and more July 14, 2021

Cindy Graham

Q&A: Entrepreneur Mark Blackwell on building a strong innovation ecosystem in Calgary    July 7, 2021

Mark Lowey

By the Numbers: Research projects across Canada receive a $635 million boost    July 7, 2021

Guest Contributor

Opinion: It's time for Canada to rethink its innovation policies and integrate its programs June 30, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - June 30, 2021: Ontario invests $70M in R&D, Ottawa supports optics and photonics research, a Nova Scotia centre of forestry innovation, and more June 30, 2021

Cindy Graham

Government and industry push to make Canada preferred supplier in critical minerals market dominated by China    June 23, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - June 16, 2021: Major science bill passes US Senate, Canada's tri-agencies launch research data management policy, and more June 16, 2021

Cindy Graham

Government 'can and should pick winners' to grow scale-up companies, says federal advisor    June 9, 2021

Mark Lowey

Q&A: Kendra MacDonald, CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, on growing the country’s ocean-based economy    June 9, 2021

Mark Lowey

How Canada can upskill its workforce after the COVID-19 pandemic June 9, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - June 9, 2021: Ontario boosts high tech innovation with $100M VC fund, grants for Dalhousie's battery pioneers, a major donation to U of Guelph's groundwater research, and more June 9, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - June 2, 2021: Cleantech R&D gets a boost, Biden's 2022 research budget, UBC studies rapid testing kits, and more May 30, 2021

Cindy Graham

The potential $100-billion Indigenous economy must be incorporated into Canada's future, author argues    May 26, 2021

Guest Contributor

Canada needs massive investment into the youth innovation space to support economic diversification May 26, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - May 26, 2021: Canada's funding agencies launch interdisciplinary peer review program, Alberta launches medical studies website, and more May 26, 2021

Cindy Graham

Will Canada's new investments in commercialization pay off? May 19, 2021

Sebastian Leck

Largest-ever federal investments in intellectual property a “significant step” toward improving Canada’s global competitiveness, IP experts and innovation groups say    May 19, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - May 19, 2021: Ottawa injects $200 million into domestic vaccine manufacturing capacity, CAN Health Network project extended, nuclear leaders prepare CANDU reactors for decommissioning, and more    May 19, 2021

Cindy Graham

Budget 2021 initiatives expected to strengthen long-ignored areas of women's health research    May 12, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - May 12, 2021: Canada invests $80 million in cyber security, a Canadian-German clean tech collaboration, the third Arctic ministerial, and more May 12, 2021

Cindy Graham

Superclusters doing “good things” for Canada’s innovation ecosystem despite criticisms, says former federal deputy minister    May 5, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - April 28, 2021: COVID-19 data portal goes live, Protein Industries Canada launches new phase of plant-based food plan, Carleton funding bolsters ecosystem conservation, and more April 28, 2021

Cindy Graham

By the Numbers: Who's getting funded in the 2021 federal budget?    April 21, 2021

Guest Contributor

After billions in funding, Strategic Innovation Fund failed to improve Canada’s innovation performance, experts say    April 21, 2021

Mark Lowey

Strategic Innovation Fund producing “significant benefits” for Canadians, ISED says    April 21, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion: Canadian universities and companies must proactively assess risks of collaboration with China April 21, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 21, 2021: SIF gets $7.2 billion in 2021 federal budget, BC budget invests in new strategic fund, Biden's funding surge, a boost for the Stem Cell Network, and more April 21, 2021

Cindy Graham

Three levels of government provide more than $2 million to launch Canada’s first hydrogen hub in Alberta    April 14, 2021

Mark Lowey

Canada poised to lead in ocean research with the right focus and policies April 14, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 14, 2021: Alberta invests in vaccine R&D, Ottawa brings wireless tech to mining industry, CIB shores up Ontario's energy grid, and more April 14, 2021

Cindy Graham

Oil and gas innovation network offers $80 million in clean technology competitions    April 7, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - April 7, 2021: VC investment hits $4.4 billion in 2020, Ontario’s rise as a hub for autonomous vehicles, Gairdner Awards recognize biomedical research, and more April 7, 2021

Cindy Graham

Canada's emissions-reduction policies and lower costs drive increasing investment in energy storage    March 31, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion Leader: Federal funding for energy efficiency must tackle impact on low-income Canadians March 31, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - March 31, 2021: Canadian government invests $925 million in biomanufacturing, funding for variants research, a new digitalization centre, and more March 31, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – March 24, 2021: Genome Canada creates data portal to address COVID-19 variants, Suncor invests US$25M in carbon capture tech, a national agriculture network, and more. March 24, 2021

Cindy Graham

Canada needs a targeted industrial strategy to improve innovation performance, experts say    March 17, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – March 17, 2021: Canadian government invests heavily to bolster biomanufacturing, D-Wave Systems gets funding for quantum tech, Canada’s largest study on aging gets a top-up, and more March 17, 2021

Cindy Graham

Canada can be a leader in plant-based foods if we take a coordinated approach March 10, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – March 10, 2021: Federal funding for applied genomics, investments in plant-based proteins, the death of a renowned Alberta ecologist, and more March 10, 2021

Cindy Graham

Oil and gas innovation network has yet to spend $80 million of federal funding for cleaner technologies    March 3, 2021

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – Feb 24, 2021: A level-four disease containment facility at U of Saskatchewan, NSERC provides $118 million for research partnerships, CIHR's plan for the next decade, and more February 24, 2021

Cindy Graham

Calgary vaccine developer reaches deal with Manitoba government after hearing no response from Ottawa    February 17, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion: Government investment in clean electricity must include nuclear to achieve economic and climate goals February 17, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Feb 17, 2021: NSERC supports Huawei research collaboration, ALS research gets a boost, Ottawa invests in SMEs transitioning to clean tech, and more. February 17, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Feb 10, 2021: Pilot program to recycle COVID-19 face masks, UVIC divests from fossil fuels, MS Society tests type-2 diabetes drug, and more February 10, 2021

Cindy Graham

NGen joins $10-million effort to bolster manufacturing capacity for a COVID-19 vaccine    February 3, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion: Leveraging Canada’s agri-food system to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 February 3, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Feb. 3, 2021: Corporations partner on rapid COVID testing for employees, Conestoga launches national institute for senior care, Lakeland offers Canada's first AgriTech degree, and more February 3, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion: Stop putting “lipstick” on Canada’s innovation mess and solve early-stage funding gap January 27, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Jan 27, 2021: Clinical trials for first made-in-Canada vaccine begin; a first-of-its-kind carbon capture cement study launches in Edmonton, and more.    January 27, 2021

Cindy Graham

Analysis: Updated mandate for federal innovation minister shows a Prime Minister preoccupied with COVID-19    January 20, 2021

Mark Lowey

Biotechnology and engineering biology roadmap plus investment are key to Canada’s economic recovery January 20, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Jan 20, 2021: Western U's antibody test in peer review, Tesla renews contract with Dal lab, Biden elevates role of science advisor to cabinet, and more January 20, 2021

Cindy Graham

Opinion: “Real-world,” publicly accessible 5G testbed needed to support SMEs in Canada’s growing 5G system January 13, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Jan 13, 2021: Vivek Goel and Gina Cody receive Order of Canada appointments, VIDO's COVID clinical trials to start in Halifax, a new Canada Research Chair, and more January 13, 2021

Cindy Graham

Canada’s deep-sea science imperiled by outdated research ships, say scientists    January 6, 2021

Mark Lowey

Opinion: Canada’s service sectors are poised for a tectonic shift January 6, 2021

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Jan 6, 2021: National Research Council has a new president, drones deliver PPE to remote communities, a hydrogen strategy for Canada, and more January 6, 2021

Cindy Graham

Canada’s first patent collective launched with defensive “war chest” to protect Canadian IP    December 16, 2020

Mark Lowey

Federal government must improve “catastrophic” innovation performance, say innovation experts and business groups    December 9, 2020

Mark Lowey

Ottawa defends innovation performance and initiatives to strengthen ecosystem    December 9, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – Dec. 9, 2020: New funding for pandemic preparedness in LTC homes; a first-of-its-kind biofuel plant for Quebec, and more December 9, 2020

Cindy Graham

New US$100-million investment fund aims to help startups in Canada and India    December 2, 2020

Mark Lowey

Government science must take a comprehensive approach to integrating AI, say experts    December 2, 2020

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – Dec. 2, 2020: New investment will speed stem-cell research for Type 1 diabetes, Element AI approves American acquisition, and more December 2, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 25th, 2020: TELUS launches $100M social impact fund; Xanadu creates a quantum network hub, and more...    November 25, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 18th, 2020: New stem cell bioproduction facility; new fund for female businesses, and more… November 18, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 11th, 2020: IRAP receives $155M for COVID-impacted firms; U of Calgary's biosafety lab to reopen; and more... November 11, 2020

Cindy Graham

Superclusters’ focus on collaboration is reaping benefits for Canadian SMEs    November 4, 2020

Mark Lowey

Researchers propose new performance indicators to better measure superclusters’ progress    October 14, 2020

Mark Lowey

Parliamentary Budget Officer’s pessimistic report on innovation superclusters used outdated data    October 7, 2020

Mark Lowey

Calgary wants MaRS to complement its innovation ecosystem, not add competition    October 7, 2020

Mark Lowey

Strategic federal investment and better data needed to support clean growth, says national research institute    September 30, 2020

Mark Lowey

Looking back on three years of federal action on IP and tech transfer in Canada    September 2, 2020

Mark Lowey

Canada’s AI skills gap includes business leaders, data scientists and educators: report    August 19, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - August 12, 2020: Feds invest in mining sector, CSIS warns universities about China, new Supercluster projects, and more August 12, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: Supporting Black tech professionals, high-speed Internet for rural Quebec, and more August 5, 2020

Mark Lowey

Mining innovation ecosystem needs dedicated federal funding to thrive, innovation groups say    July 29, 2020

Mark Lowey

Academic experts predict mixed outcomes for Canadian innovation due to COVID-19    July 22, 2020

Mark Lowey

Ottawa and Alberta collaborating to accelerate development of Canada's hydrogen economy    June 24, 2020

Mark Lowey

Ottawa and Quebec team up with $15-million investment to advance responsible AI development    June 17, 2020

Mark Lowey

Alberta agri-food sector gets a boost with launch of new research and innovation network    June 11, 2020

Mark Lowey

Startups among companies expected to benefit from new $961.4-million relief fund June 2, 2020

Mark Lowey

Canada’s chief scientist will tap expert panel to help inform pandemic preparedness strategy May 26, 2020

Mark Lowey

New national standard for data governance published    May 26, 2020

Mark Lowey

Feds developing unprecedented long-term research and pandemic preparedness strategy    May 20, 2020

Mark Lowey

Innovation Canada shifts “entire portfolio” to COVID-19 response May 6, 2020

Mark Lowey

Innovation superclusters proving their worth during COVID-19 crisis, CEOs say May 6, 2020

Mark Lowey

Feds invest $887 million to ensure reliable vaccine supply for COVID-19, other pandemics    April 29, 2020

Mark Lowey

Canada’s innovation sector secures new federal emergency support for startups April 22, 2020

Mark Lowey

“Tens of thousands” of Canadian SMEs could go under without faster government help, innovation and business groups warn April 8, 2020

Mark Lowey

Canada’s Innovation Superclusters join fight against COVID-19 April 1, 2020

Mark Lowey

Canada Pension Plan must divest from fossil fuels, new report argues    April 1, 2020

Mark Lowey

Vancouver biotech firm AbCellera wins SIF research funding to fast-track antibody therapies against COVID-19 March 23, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, March 4, 2019: Kirsty Duncan moves for a standing committee on science and research; Alberta cuts post-secondary education funding; Canadian miners make an action plan March 4, 2020

Mark Lowey

New federal strategy aims to ensure Indigenous governance of research    February 18, 2020

Mark Lowey

New national climate institute hunts for a win-win-win on Canada’s low-carbon future    February 5, 2020

Mark Lowey

Huawei benefits outweigh drawbacks for Canada’s 5G network, says veteran telecom expert    January 22, 2020

Mark Lowey

Feds take initial step to counter 40-year decline in Canadian wildfire research    January 8, 2020

Mark Lowey

Trudeau's tree-planting plan could hurt more than it helps    January 8, 2020

Mark Lowey

New federal Arctic policy framework faces huge challenges in implementation    December 11, 2019

Mark Lowey

CIHR and partners invest $24.5M to study cannabis    May 29, 2019

Mark Lowey

“Culture change” spurs new era of government collaboration on science, technology and innovation    May 15, 2019

Mark Lowey

Alberta commits $100M to grow province’s AI sector    February 18, 2019

Mark Lowey

Ottawa invests $15.3M in Alberta advanced solar project    January 25, 2019

Mark Lowey

Business groups urge fewer R&D incentive programs and smarter policies to support innovation    January 23, 2019

Mark Lowey

CANARIE awards $3.2M to nine research teams December 4, 2018

Mark Lowey

New regional innovation program to support business development and growth    December 4, 2018

Mark Lowey

Grand Challenges Canada makes $12 million in awards    May 29, 2014

Guest Contributor

ICT mentoring program launched in BC    June 4, 2010

Guest Contributor

Biggest IPY project to study flaw leads    July 23, 2007

Guest Contributor

Climate and biodiversity challenges: Q&A with Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - December 14, 2022: Investing in biomass; breaking ground at Chalk River, counting on a critical minerals strategy, and more

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - December 14, 2022: Investing in biomass; breaking ground at Chalk River, counting on a critical minerals strategy, and more

Cindy Graham

Investment, innovation and policy fuelling growth in alternative proteins market

Guest Contributor

Taking stock of Canada’s critical minerals potential — and the industry it should support   

Mark Lowey

Nature-based solutions no silver bullet for climate change: Council of Canadian Academies   

Mark Lowey

Major hurdles confront Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy   

Mark Lowey

Nowhere to grow — Canadian life sciences companies look for lab space   

Mark Lowey

It's not the technology, stupid — lessons rise from the ashes of Phoenix

Yogi Schulz

The Short Report - January 25, 2023: Expanding Canada's clinical trial networks, a $40-million injection for Xanadu Quantum Computing, research income rankings, and more.

Cindy Graham

Making the political case for Canadian LNG exports to Japan

Guest Contributor

Quantum strategy comes at a critical moment   

Mark Lowey

New innovation agency’s success hinges on its private sector leadership, experts say   

Mark Lowey

Study says Calgary region has the "right stuff" for a hydrogen hub   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - March 1, 2023: A boost for cancer research in B.C.; a major funding round for insect biotechnology; CFI's new strategic plan, a new SMR program, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 8, 2023: New critical minerals programs; strengthening biomanufacturing, standards and best practices in youth mental health, and more.   

Cindy Graham

Choose it or lose it, when it comes to Canadian support for low-carbon technology   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - March 22, 2023: Concerns about DFO science; a new brain health initiative; Ericsson sets up quantum research quarters, and more.

Cindy Graham

Debate intensifies over using reprocessed spent nuclear fuel in small modular reactors   

Mark Lowey

Taking a close look at the benefits and risks of small modular reactors   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – April 12, 2023:

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - May 24, 2023: Dal's ocean-first approach to combatting climate change; the first in-person training site for cell and gene therapies; the genomic monitoring of pathogens in water initiative, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 24, 2023: Dal's ocean-first approach to combatting climate change; the first in-person training site for cell and gene therapies; the genomic monitoring of pathogens in water initiative, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 31, 2023: Accelerating innovative medicine; a new hub for collaborative northern & Arctic research, celebrating Mitacs entrepreneurs, and more.

Cindy Graham

Tackling a global food crisis   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - June 14, 2023: Healthy aging research projects, advancing the Canada/UK biomanufacturing & quantum science partnership, Space Canada's new policy position paper, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - June 21, 2023: A network devoted to sustainable aviation innovation, a $25-million donation to expand quantum research in Alberta, support for SMR research, and more.

Cindy Graham

Build a focused research system, report warns, or watch the brain drain   

Mark Lowey

Federal suspension of SDTC funding worries investors and industry, but not whistleblower   

Mark Lowey

Supreme Court opinion finds federal environmental assessment act partly unconstitutional   

Mark Lowey

Smarter federal policies on IP protection and procurement needed for Canada to compete   

Mark Lowey

University of Saskatchewan researchers pioneer principles for community-engaged research   

Mark Lowey

NRC president Iain Stewart on the agency’s activities, priorities and future plans   

Mark Lowey

The Grapevine

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 25, 2023   

Danielle Burns

Renewing National Research Council facilities and expanding international collaborations   

Mark Lowey

Canada’s research funding system lacks focus to pursue moonshot-style projects: report   

Mark Lowey

Canada urgently needs innovating on innovation support

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: November 15, 2023   

Research Money

Feds need to accelerate clean investment tax credits or risk losing billions in investment   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: November 22, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

Research Money

Climate change solutions require community participation in research, say CIFAR scientists   

Mark Lowey

Spurring adoption of quantum technologies is key to Canada competing globally in quantum   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 3, 2024   

Research Money

Canada’s life sciences industry needs anchor firms to create world-class clusters: report   

Mark Lowey

Why federal government IT projects are doomed to failure

Yogi Schulz

Canada lacks coherent data on federal science workforce: Chief Science Advisor’s report   

Mark Lowey

Ottawa launches new collaborative approach to build a green Prairies economy   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 17, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 24, 2024   

Research Money

Government faces widening gap between policymakers and those they serve   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 31, 2024   

Research Money

Canadian scientist and environmentalist David Keith on the energy transition and “Big Oil”   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 6, 2024   

Research Money

Alberta’s oilsands: cash-generating machines or increasing liability in energy transition?   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 13, 2024   

Research Money

Canada’s bioeconomy is a huge economic opportunity, but faces formidable challenges   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 20, 2024   

Research Money

Net zero will take unprecedented government collaboration to “build enough fast enough”   

Mark Lowey

Learning lessons from past energy transitions for today’s daunting transition to net zero   

Mark Lowey

Will the federal government’s vast subsidies for battery plants advance the energy transition?

Yogi Schulz

The Short Report: March 27, 2024   

Research Money

U.K.-Canada quantum partnership: protecting competitive advantage while enabling innovation   

Mark Lowey

Unlocking Canada’s quantum potential: Q&A with Lisa Lambert, CEO, Quantum Industry Canada   

Mark Lowey

Governments’ procurement approach fails to serve Canada’s innovation economy: CCI report   

Mark Lowey

Five years later, we’re drifting away from our New North Star

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: April 10, 2024   

Research Money

National research strategy and Indigenous-led research stations needed in Canada’s North: report   

Mark Lowey

Federal government’s proposed AI legislation misses the mark on protecting Canadians

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: April 17, 2024   

Research Money

Time for Ottawa to protect endangered Pacific salmon and steelhead

Guest Contributor

Canada has opportunity to lead the world in innovative agri-food technologies and exports

Guest Contributor

Too little juice, not enough jolt, no joy

Guest Contributor

Quebec takes stock of innovation

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - February 15, 2023: Renewed funding for the Global Innovation Clusters; a successful funding round for Scale AI, boosting Canada's biomanufacturing capacity in PEI, and more.

Cindy Graham

Employee ownership is a transformative opportunity for Canada

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - April 19, 2023: Ottawa & Ericsson’s new R&D partnership; NSERC's grant extension; MRI training in Saskatchewan, supporting Indigenous students in heart and brain science, and more.

Cindy Graham

Canada lags other countries in combating cybercrime and online harms, says new report   

Mark Lowey

Research Security: protecting Canada’s academic research from foreign espionage

Guest Contributor

Federal Impact Assessment Act hobbling capital investment and resource development

Guest Contributor

Academia and business create zero-carbon buildings accelerator to help Montreal meet climate targets

Mark Lowey

R$2023: panelists call for revved up auto roadmap   

Monte Stewart

The Short Report - May 17, 2023: Advancing Manitoba's research ecosystem; Chalk River Labs site to host world's first MMR; a wildfire monitoring satellite; USask's GWF program finale, and more.

Cindy Graham

Canada could learn from other countries on industrial policy, say international experts   

Mark Lowey

The future of Canada’s freshwater amid America’s growing thirst

Guest Contributor

Government needs to regulate AI and incentivize “socially beneficial” AI, researchers say   

Mark Lowey

Canada needs to rethink net-zero policies to avoid looming energy gap

Yogi Schulz

The Short Report - May 24, 2023: Dal's ocean-first approach to combatting climate change; the first in-person training site for cell and gene therapies; the genomic monitoring of pathogens in water initiative, and more.

Cindy Graham

Think starting a business is hard? Try getting out of one!

Guest Contributor

Keep on trucking? With EVs, perhaps not.

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - July 12, 2023: U of A study to shed light on MAID delivery; ISC's quantum testing stream; food-focused AI projects, permafrost research, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report-July 19, 2023: Closing critical data gaps in cancer care; Thrive Lab's first co-investment phase; Canada's growing tech workforce, and more.

Cindy Graham

Investing in a climate-resilient future: The economic case for climate-aligned finance

Guest Contributor

Allegations of mismanagement beset Canada’s main clean tech funding organization   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - July 26, 2023: Tech firms chosen for hypergrowth; Ontario's green living lab; uniting Canada's semiconductor industry, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - August 2, 2023: A diabetes research boost; Springboard Atlantic's IP program, improving AI accessibility standards, and more

Cindy Graham

The quantum era is upon us. Will Canada’s big bet pay off?

Guest Contributor

Financing gap for early-stage Canadian firms stunting growth and hurting economy   

Mark Lowey

Balance needed to find a sensible and affordable path to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions

Yogi Schulz

Canada needs a dedicated competition minister

Guest Contributor

Decline in research funding in Canada threatens prosperity

Guest Contributor

Four global megatrends threaten Canada’s low-innovation business strategy   

Mark Lowey

Canada’s weak economic growth due to loss of values that foster innovation   

Mark Lowey

Feds need to use their power to get interprovincial electricity transmission lines built   

Mark Lowey

Federal government temporarily suspends funding for all new SDTC projects   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 4, 2023   

Danielle Burns

Genome Canada pioneers novel “portfolio” investment approach in climate-smart projects   

Mark Lowey

Federal clean electricity regulations unworkable, says Alberta’s power system operator   

Mark Lowey

Carbon pricing is conservative policy that works

Guest Contributor

Lack of supercomputing power is impairing Canada’s research and business innovation   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: December 13, 2023   

Research Money

Direct air capture technology is no panacea for reducing GHG emissions, say experts   

Mark Lowey

Europe’s proposed new law for AI development and deployment: What’s under the hood?   

Research Money

Canada faces big problems with IP including national security risks: Parliamentary report   

Mark Lowey

Why is Canada so miserly in funding academic research?

Guest Contributor

Federal government needs to act now to ensure Canada’s Arctic security: Senate committee   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: February 7, 2024   

Research Money

Growing use of AI for political purposes is a risk to Canada’s democracy: uOttawa report   

Mark Lowey

Canada needs an integrated economic-security strategy

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: February 14, 2024   

Research Money

Government policies “totally inadequate” for Canada to achieve net zero, new report says   

Mark Lowey

Canada needs a national framework for evaluating international “STIK” partnerships   

Mark Lowey

Reorganizing the federal government’s research ecosystem – 60-year-old report still resonates

Paul Dufour

The Short Report: February 21, 2024   

Research Money

Canada risks losing cleantech startups due to halt in SDTC’s funding, entrepreneurs say   

Monte Stewart

Urgent need to reinvest in research and innovation: Q&A with Alison Evans, Research Canada   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: February 28, 2024   

Research Money

Canada’s innovation approach is failing to support scale-up tech firms: study   

Mark Lowey

  











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