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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

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

Taste, money and power: Growing Canada’s alternative proteins industry    October 12, 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

Oil sands producers set sights on sequestration    August 17, 2022

Elsie Ross

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

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

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

Alberta Innovates provides $9.1-million boost for the province’s tech SMEs    June 8, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - June 1, 2022: IBM boosts research and innovation at Memorial U; formalizing a framework for AI and data science research, Ottawa supports a national energy modelling hub, and more. May 31, 2022

Cindy Graham

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 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

Canada’s major tech sectors see growth in VC investment but face ongoing workforce challenges    May 4, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

B.C. is leading the way in growing Canada’s biogas-renewable natural gas sector, say industry experts    March 30, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

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

Edmonton-based space startup using satellite images to improve agricultural management    February 16, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

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

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

The Short Report - Dec. 1, 2021: Canadian Nuclear Labs announces project team for Chalk River research centre, CFI's Innovation Fund competition, Mitacs & SSHRC awards, and more November 30, 2021

Cindy Graham

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

Canada's first rare earths projects underway in push to build new industry    June 30, 2021

Mark Lowey

New program launches to help Alberta innovators commercialize digital health technologies    June 16, 2021

Mark Lowey

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

Performance-based funding for universities is an unsound policy that sounds good March 17, 2021

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

To shift to a circular economy, we need to harness local expertise on plastics February 24, 2021

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

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

The Short Report – Dec 16, 2020: Canada signs historic space treaty, robotic warehouse tech gets a boost, and more December 16, 2020

Cindy Graham

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - Sept. 30, 2020: CARIC wraps up operations, U of T receives its largest donation yet, and more September 30, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – September 23rd, 2020: New climate fund aims to boost awareness and research, Iain Stewart departs NRC for PHAC, and more September 23, 2020

Cindy Graham

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

Alberta hopes to attract investment in zero-emission industry with world’s largest carbon pipeline    July 15, 2020

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

Alberta’s innovation community urges UCP government to act on expert panel’s report    May 13, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, April 15, 2020: Regulators move fast to approve AI-powered x-rays for COVID-19; American lawmakers look askance at Huawei PPE donations; and more April 15, 2020

Mark Mann

Alberta Innovation Corridor co-chairs urge immediate provincial help for struggling startups April 8, 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

Forest industry emerging as a leader in Canada's innovation economy    February 5, 2020

Mark Lowey

Alberta and Saskatchewan partner on study of commercial-scale CO2 capture and storage for the cement industry    December 11, 2019

Mark Lowey

Alberta joins Ontario to implement performance-based funding for higher education and research    November 27, 2019

Mark Lowey

Albert budget lowers corporate tax but undermines innovation and higher ed    November 6, 2019

Mark Lowey

To maintain its “carbontech” leadership, Canada needs a price on carbon and focused strategies, say experts    September 18, 2019

Mark Lowey

Alberta government ‘strongly’ committed to innovation, but with reduced funding    June 26, 2019

Mark Lowey

Alberta invests $100M in innovative clean tech projects    March 12, 2019

Mark Lowey

New University of Lethbridge hub for innovation and discovery nearly complete    February 19, 2019

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

Alberta invests $70M in 11 industrial projects to reduce emissions February 11, 2019

Mark Lowey

Twenty-nine Alberta clean tech projects awarded $20.5M    January 23, 2019

Mark Lowey

New innovation network seeks to slash oil and gas industry's methane emissions    January 15, 2019

Mark Lowey

Drones help drive diversification of Alberta's economy    November 21, 2018

Mark Lowey

Alberta government creates group to help grow province’s tech sector August 22, 2018

Jeffrey Crelinsten

TRTECH (TRLabs) folds after 30-year run    June 7, 2016

Guest Contributor

Alberta carbon tax supports biofuel plant    March 21, 2016

Guest Contributor

WD funds Carbon Research Institutes field station    February 26, 2015

Guest Contributor

WD funds Carbon Research Institutes field station    February 26, 2015

Guest Contributor

Alberta innovation system realignment proceeding    November 9, 2009

Guest Contributor

SAIT unveils design for huge trades and tech complex    September 2, 2009

Guest Contributor

Xerox and NINT team for collaborative research    February 26, 2007

Guest Contributor

Alberta announces $30M for agricultural R&D    March 16, 2006

Guest Contributor

Nanotechnology institute names first staff members    November 4, 2002

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

Quantum strategy comes at a critical moment   

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – April 5, 2023: Turning waste into biofuels, huge foreign investment in Montreal, new governance for federal research, pausing AI development, Canada’s lunar astronaut, and more

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – April 12, 2023:

Mark Lowey

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

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

Supreme Court opinion finds federal environmental assessment act partly unconstitutional   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 25, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Short Report: November 15, 2023   

Research Money

Canada needs national discussion on achieving clean energy transition as a united country   

Mark Lowey

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

Guest Contributor

Alberta must accelerate its pace to win the global race for hydrogen

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: December 13, 2023   

Research Money

Federal Impact Assessment Act hobbling capital investment and resource development

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 3, 2024   

Research Money

Alberta invests in largest-ever targeted enrolment expansion for post-secondary students

Guest Contributor

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

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: February 7, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: February 21, 2024   

Research Money

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

Guest Contributor

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

Mark Lowey

  











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