Mentions: University of Calgary
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

Academic promotion and tenure: Where’s the connection to community?    November 23, 2022

Mark Lowey

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 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

Agri-food sector still seeking recipe for IP and innovation    November 9, 2022

Guest Contributor

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

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 5, 2022: Accelerating Ontario's R&I development, a network for perinatal research on medications, U of T's AI roundtable with South Korea, and more. October 5, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - September 28, 2022: UBC's FORWARD research initiative, boosting biomanufacturing, Brassard's Breakthrough Prize, and more. September 28, 2022

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - September 14th, 2022: York U. leads global team on infectious diseases; new fellows elected to the RSC; fintech funding falls in 2022, and more. September 14, 2022

Cindy Graham

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

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

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

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 - July 6, 2022: Funding to address trauma in frontline workers, a name change for the superclusters initiative, topping up patient-oriented research in Sask. and Manitoba, a new ED for SNOLAB, and more. July 6, 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

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 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

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

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

Mark Lowey

University research income shows small increase while colleges see 21 per cent boost, Research Infosource finds    February 2, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

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 - 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 - Sept. 22, 2021: Mintz report calls for tax reform, CSA starts procurement for LUNAR program, a new member of BIOTECanada, and more September 22, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Sept. 1, 2021: Liberals release their campaign platform, feedback sought on new CFI fund, industrial R&D on par with 2019, and more September 1, 2021

Debbie Lawes

The Short Report – Aug. 25, 2021: $100M to study safer railways, planning Canada’s first Mental Health Innovation Incubator, SSHRC Anti-Black Racism committee, and more… August 25, 2021

Debbie Lawes

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

Mark Lowey

Canada needs to invest in the energy infrastructure of the future, not the past June 16, 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

MaRS innovation hub hits pause on plan to expand to Calgary    May 19, 2021

Mark Lowey

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

Regional hydrogen nodes could accelerate Canada’s energy transition    November 25, 2020

Lindsay Borthwick

UCalgary creates first Canadian investment fund for child health startups    November 18, 2020

Mark Lowey

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

Cindy Graham

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, June 24, 2020: Canada's pandemic recovery, investments in sustainability, and more June 24, 2020

Mark Mann

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, May 13, 2020: Public trust in science rising; new COVID-19 advisory councils created; OneEleven ceases operations; and more May 13, 2020

Debbie Lawes

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 28, 2020: Alarming drop in donations for health charities; Health Canada approves COVID-19 clinical trial; and more April 29, 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

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

Mark Lowey

Edmonton and Calgary launch “Alberta Innovation Corridor” to grow startups    January 22, 2020

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, November 20, 2019: Sidewalk Labs, public-private partnerships, Alberta layoffs    November 20, 2019

Mark Mann

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

Mark Lowey

Scandals spotlight the role of private funding in science    October 16, 2019

Lindsay Borthwick

Penalties for high-growth tech companies prompt mounting calls for tax system overhaul    October 16, 2019

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Mann

Investment firm offers novel income-sharing approach to funding students' education    September 4, 2019

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, August 28, 2019: International education, social enterprise, industrial R&D August 28, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 7, 2019: Intelligent communities, advanced wood, cyber security August 7, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 7, 2019: Intelligent communities, advanced wood, cyber security August 7, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 7, 2019: Intelligent communities, advanced wood, cyber security August 7, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 7, 2019: Intelligent communities, advanced wood, cyber security August 7, 2019

Mark Mann

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

Debbie Lawes

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

Mark Lowey

Calgary-based innovation network aims to make Canada world’s cleanest oil and gas producer    April 10, 2019

Mark Lowey

B.C. clean tech firm Carbon Engineering secures $68M investment    April 3, 2019

Mark Lowey

University of Calgary innovation hub receives $8.5M from city’s investment fund    February 7, 2019

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

New innovation centre launched in downtown Calgary    December 24, 2018

Mark Lowey

StatCan report on foreign firms signals promise and peril for Canada’s innovation sector    December 19, 2018

Mark Lowey

Innovation advocates argue for makeover to Canada's R&D tax credit program    November 14, 2018

Mark Lowey

Rei Safavi-Naeini August 29, 2018

Jeffrey Crelinsten

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

Mark Henderson

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 elusive impact of unicorns

Peter Josty

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

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 8, 2023: CIHR research grants, investing in deep-sea research, boosting AI capacity for Amii & U of A, and more.

Cindy Graham

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

Supportive policies needed to boost serendipitous “cross-pollination” for innovative R&D

Guest Contributor

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - May 3, 2023

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 10, 2023

Cindy Graham

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

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

The Short Report - June 28, 2023: Enhancing Canada's earthquake warning system; commercializing mining technologies; hydrogen-powered locomotives, Quebec's quantum scene, and more.

Cindy Graham

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

Guest Contributor

The Short Report – September 20, 2023   

Danielle Burns

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 11, 2023   

Danielle Burns

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

Mark Lowey

The Grapevine - October 16, 2023

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 18, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Grapevine

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - October 25, 2023   

Danielle Burns

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: November 15, 2023   

Research Money

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: December 6, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: December 20, 2023   

Research Money

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: January 3, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 10, 2024   

Research Money

Why it is vital to support foundational research in quantum

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: December 13, 2023   

Research Money

Why is Canada so miserly in funding academic research?

Guest Contributor

Technology developed at University of Calgary is poised to transform oil sands industry   

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

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: February 7, 2024   

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The Short Report: February 21, 2024   

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The Short Report: February 28, 2024   

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