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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

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

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

Reaping what we sow — major shifts continue in Canadian agriculture    August 31, 2022

Tim Lougheed

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

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

Monte Stewart

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - July 27, 2022: Ottawa launches next phase of its ocean protection program, a new policy agreement for Canada's agricultural partnership, funding to fight online disinformation, and more. July 27, 2022

Cindy Graham

Taking stock of young people's outlook on science and technology    June 29, 2022

Tim Lougheed

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

Research with and for communities    May 31, 2022

Leah Geller

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

Innovation waits for its Covid moment May 24, 2022

Tim Lougheed

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

Emissions Reduction Alberta invests $2M in four new carbon capture, utilization and storage projects    March 9, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

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. 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

Alberta's major universities hit pause on new research initiatives with China    December 22, 2021

Mark Lowey

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

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

Declining enrolment driving changes in oil and gas university programs    November 16, 2021

Mark Lowey

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 - Sept. 15, 2021: COVID-19’s financial impact on universities, boosting biotherapeutics manufacturing, and more September 15, 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

Federal investments in clean tech and sustainable practices in agriculture could drive down carbon emissions    May 26, 2021

Jessica Galang

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

Canadians needs to embrace the entrepreneur to make Canada a leader in the digital economy    May 19, 2021

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CMC Microsystems pitches Ottawa on $120-million chip manufacturing plan amid global shortage    May 12, 2021

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report - May 5, 2021: Federal government invests in vaccine uptake, Carleton U embarks on aging project, $5 million for new ocean supercluster projects, and more May 5, 2021

Cindy Graham

Future Skills Centre invests $32 million in post-pandemic future of work, including first-of-its kind free education pilot    April 14, 2021

Jessica Galang

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cindy Graham

COVID science has created a sea of bad data, conflicting results and exaggerated headlines. We can do better. November 25, 2020

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CFI awards $28 million for COVID-19 research infrastructure November 11, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Nov. 4th, 2020: Tracking international travellers for COVID-19; $26 million for doctoral researchers, and more… November 4, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Oct. 28, 2020: UWaterloo targets Japanese market, Calgary breaking venture capital record, and more October 28, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Oct. 21, 2020: Perimeter Institute accelerates quantum matter research, Fanshawe develops tool to assess COVID-19 treatments, and more October 21, 2020

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Oct. 7, 2020: Digital health solutions continue to accelerate, U of A prof wins Nobel Prize, and more October 7, 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

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

Canada Foundation for Innovation tops up operational funding for 14 national research organizations with additional $230 million    July 22, 2020

Mark Mann

The Short Report - July 22, 2020: Alberta university research leans on fossil fuel industry, patent filings go up during COVID-19, and more    July 22, 2020

Mark Mann

Opinion: Pandemic preparedness requires a one-health approach that links human and veterinary medicine June 2, 2020

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report – May 27, 2020: DMZ and Ryerson Futures merge; Canadian psychedelic research gets boost; CFI launches $25-million competition; progress on a homegrown COVID-19 vaccine; and more May 26, 2020

Debbie Lawes

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – May 20, 2020: Last network renewals for sunsetting NCE program; New accelerator targets healthy living; Canadian health research at “elevated risk” for hacking; and more May 20, 2020

Debbie Lawes

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, May 6, 2020: AbCellera receives $175.6M for COVID-19 therapies; Canada contributes $850 million to global pandemic response; new “super angel” fund launches; and more May 6, 2020

Debbie Lawes

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

Survey: Canadian universities are increasingly cutting fossil fuels from their investment portfolios    April 1, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, March 18, 2020: Canadian researchers take first steps to a COVID-19 vaccine, University of Alberta announces drastic cuts, and more March 18, 2020

Mark Mann

The Short Report, February 26, 2020: Transatlantic AI projects; multiplying ocean startups; scaling in the Big Apple February 26, 2020

Mark Lowey

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

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

The Short Report, October 9, 2019: Digital scholarship, e-commerce, astrophysics October 9, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, October 2, 2019: Kin cryptocurrency, robot tax, health tech October 2, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, July 3, 2019: Geothermal energy, digital task force, biofoam July 3, 2019

Mark Mann

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, June 26, 2019: Dementia, Ontario chief scientist, AI for travel June 26, 2019

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report – May 8, 2019: Cannabis R&D, fuel cell demo, accelerator funding May 8, 2019

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report - April 3, 2019: Future skills, Lightspeed POS, cannabis research April 3, 2019

Mark Mann

Canada’s oil and gas industry “waking up” to AI’s benefits    March 20, 2019

Mark Lowey

Alberta Innovates invests $2 million to explore non-combustion uses for bitumen    January 8, 2019

Mark Lowey

Lockheed Martin invests US$4M in University of Alberta spinoff company    December 4, 2018

Mark Lowey

Ottawa invests $2.5 million in AI supercomputing hub at University of Alberta    November 20, 2018

Mark Lowey

University of Alberta opens venture space for commercializing health innovation    October 30, 2018

Mark Mann

Team Alberta lobbies Ottawa for fair share of research funding    February 22, 2017

Mark Henderson

BioMark to collaborate with U of A metabolomics centre    March 13, 2015

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BioMark to collaborate with U of A metabolomics centre    March 13, 2015

Guest Contributor

Quantum strategy comes at a critical moment   

Mark Lowey

Quantum Leap: Canada's big ambitions in a sub-atomic sector   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - February 22, 2023: Protecting Canadian research; a newly-dubbed innovation agency, plans to modernize the EPA, and more.   

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - March 15: New council to support life sciences ecosystem; task force report on long COVID, CubeSat's space launch, a boost to health research in rural NS, and more.

Cindy Graham

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

The Short Report – April 12, 2023:

Mark Lowey

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

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

The Short Report - April 26, 2023: New Frontiers in Research Fund competition; Alberta's funding for PTSD; B.C.-Mitacs internships; genomics research partnerships, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - April 26, 2023: New Frontiers in Research Fund competition; Alberta's funding for PTSD; B.C.-Mitacs internships; genomics research partnerships, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 3, 2023

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

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

Looking for innovative solutions in natural places   

Leah Geller

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - January 11, 2023: Boosting research and innovation in Newfoundland & Labrador; a Xanada-South Korea partnership, examining the state of public trust in science, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - January 11, 2023: Boosting research and innovation in Newfoundland & Labrador; a Xanada-South Korea partnership, examining the state of public trust in science, and more.

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - January 18, 2023: An advisory council to support Canada's national quantum strategy; boosting crop research in Saskatchewan, TMU's new leadership & innovation lab, and more.   

Cindy Graham

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

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The Short Report - July 5, 2023:   

Cindy Graham

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

Guest Contributor

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 - October 4, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Short Report - October 11, 2023   

Danielle Burns

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

Mark Lowey

The Grapevine - News about people, institutions and communities in the innovation ecosystem

Mark Lowey

The Grapevine - News about people, institutions and communities in the innovation ecosystem

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 25, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Grapevine - November 1, 2023

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - November 1, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

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The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

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The Short Report: November 15, 2023   

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The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

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The Short Report: December 20, 2023   

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Ottawa launches new collaborative approach to build a green Prairies economy   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 17, 2024   

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The Short Report: March 6, 2024   

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 13, 2024   

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The Short Report: May 22, 2024   

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Network for entrepreneurial grad students and post-docs keeps growing, launches new startup program   

Mark Lowey

Why it is vital to support foundational research in quantum

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The Short Report: December 13, 2023   

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