Mentions: University of Toronto
Responding to racism in Canadian science    November 30, 2022

CarolAnne Black

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 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 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

Clusters’ last stand: regionalism and red tape lost the battle for innovation    September 7, 2022

Mark Lowey

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

Editorial: Can anyone tell me why I need 5G? June 22, 2022

Tim Lougheed

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

The Short Report - June 8, 2022: Support for dozens of Research Chairs, a centre of excellence for sports and sports medicine, protocols for researchers and policymakers in the Arctic, and more. June 8, 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

Q&A: Finance Canada's Dan Breznitz on his prescription for innovation in Canada    April 20, 2022

Sebastian Leck

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

Canadian SMEs playing an increasingly important role in domestic and global space industries, experts say    February 16, 2022

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – Feb. 9, 2022: Quebec getting Canada’s first universal quantum computer, Canadian cleantech companies receive more than $52 million in SDTC funding, Ocean Supercluster announces largest project to date, public servants learn about AI, and more February 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

U of T medical school starts entrepreneur-in-residence program to accelerate research commercialization    February 2, 2022

Sebastian Leck

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 – 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. 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

The Short Report - Nov. 17, 2021: Ontario invests in research facilities, UOttawa launches centre for Black health, a win for BrainBox AI at COP26, and more November 16, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - Nov. 3, 2021: NREN bolsters internet security with MANRS, a new green tech hub, an open science partnership, and more November 2, 2021

Cindy Graham

University of Toronto's Black Research Network launches with ambitious agenda    October 26, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

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. 9, 2021: Greens release their campaign platform, $2 million for early-career brain researchers, supporting women-led businesses in Agri-Tech, and more September 8, 2021

Cindy Graham

The Short Report – Aug. 18, 2021: Conservatives release innovation plan, pre-election funding awards, a new phase of an aging study, and more August 18, 2021

Debbie Lawes

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

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

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

Debbie Lawes

New $200-million venture fund launched to close gap in deep tech financing    May 12, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

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

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

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

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

Mark Lowey

Vaccine independence requires a 21st-Century Connaught Labs, policy experts argue    April 21, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

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

New federal budget could include funding for a quantum institute as global race for quantum tech heats up    March 24, 2021

Lindsay Borthwick

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report – March 3, 2021: A report on inclusive innovation, an urban health research network, a potential DARPA for Canada, and more March 3, 2021

Cindy Graham

New NRC research facility brings together public, private and academic partners to work on advanced materials    January 27, 2021

Mark Mann

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

Cindy Graham

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

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

Cindy Graham

Canada’s two top science and engineering prizes awarded to women    November 11, 2020

Mark Lowey

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. 14, 2020: CIHR signs MOU to support Inuit-led health research, Health Canada accepts rolling submission for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, and more October 14, 2020

Cindy Graham

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

Opinion: The banality of Canadian discourse on research commercialization September 9, 2020

Mark Mann

Experts are questioning the focus and merits of Ontario’s new IP plan September 2, 2020

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - August 26, 2020: Ottawa wants a data-driven approach to housing, federally backed Newfoundland startup launches prototype, and more August 26, 2020

Mark Mann

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

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

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Mann

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

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

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

Debbie Lawes

New collaboration platforms bring researchers together to fight COVID-19 April 15, 2020

Lindsay Borthwick

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, April 1, 2020: EU will integrate COVID-19 stimulus with green transition; researchers team up to share resources and materials in fight against COVID-19; and more April 1, 2020

Mark Mann

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

University of Toronto spinoff firm helping to map COVID-19's molecular structure    March 11, 2020

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

Canada strengthens ties to global science with new funds for EU research collaboration    February 18, 2020

Lindsay Borthwick

Business support experts react to contentious policy paper out of the Munk School    December 18, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, October 30, 2019: Bad loans, rocket propulsion, population growth    October 30, 2019

Mark Mann

Women less likely than men to receive research funding from some CIHR Institutes    October 30, 2019

Lindsay Borthwick

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report, September 18, 2019: Transdisciplinary research, digital verification, carbon capture September 18, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 21, 2019: Bio-manufacturing, insurance innovation, women entrepreneurs August 21, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 21, 2019: Bio-manufacturing, insurance innovation, women entrepreneurs August 21, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 21, 2019: Bio-manufacturing, insurance innovation, women entrepreneurs August 21, 2019

Mark Mann

The Short Report, August 21, 2019: Bio-manufacturing, insurance innovation, women entrepreneurs August 21, 2019

Mark Mann

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

Debbie Lawes

Emerging Tech: Creating a Quantum Canada    June 19, 2019

Lindsay Borthwick

Ontario Budget 2019 takes "slice-and-dice" strategy to research funding    May 29, 2019

Lindsay Borthwick

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

Debbie Lawes

CIFAR adds four new programs to portfolio of international research teams    April 10, 2019

Mark Mann

U of T to open AI-focused innovation centre with historic $100M donation    March 27, 2019

Mark Mann

Creative Destruction Lab adds new location at University of Oxford    March 15, 2019

Mark Mann

NRC launches fresh approach to collaboration with new microfluidics hub at UofT    December 5, 2018

Mark Mann

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

Mark Lowey

Toronto's Creative Destruction Lab receives $25 million through the Strategic Innovation Fund October 15, 2018

Mark Mann

Federal government must improve innovation funding practices: study August 29, 2018

Mark Lowey

LG Electronics launches new AI Lab in Toronto    August 8, 2018

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Canadian VC investment strategy hurting VCs and Canadian innovation: Report    September 26, 2017

Veronica Silva

Report calls for data-driven approach to government investing to grow world-class Canadian firms    September 20, 2017

Veronica Silva

Toronto AI firm gets fund boost from Fidelity Investments September 19, 2017

Mark Henderson

Vector Institute aims to play key role in Canada’s bid to maintain AI leadership June 28, 2017

Mark Henderson

The Short Report - February 1, 2023: A boost for potash mining; Canada becomes a full member of SKAO, the consequences of misinformation, and more

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - February 1, 2023: A boost for potash mining; Canada becomes a full member of SKAO, the consequences of misinformation, and more

Cindy Graham

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

Mark Lowey

Questions and answers about Canada’s new innovation agency   

Mark Lowey

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

Cindy Graham

The Short Report - May 10, 2023

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

Balancing risk and promise in neurotechnology   

Mark Lowey

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

Mark Lowey

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

The Short Report - October 4, 2023   

Danielle Burns

Research, business and civil society leaders offer a value proposition for research   

Mark Lowey

The Grapevine - November 1, 2023

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - November 1, 2023   

Danielle Burns

Recognizing students’ contributions to regional economies and innovation ecosystems   

Mark Lowey

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

The Short Report - November 8, 2023   

Guest Contributor

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 - 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 - 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

The Short Report – April 12, 2023:

Mark Lowey

R$2023: Advancing policy towards industrial change   

Monte Stewart

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

Mark Lowey

Existential challenges make social sciences and humanities research increasingly vital   

Mark Lowey

Canada’s research and innovation system needs a “deeper” discussion

Guest Contributor

The Short Report: November 29, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: December 6, 2023   

Research Money

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: December 13, 2023   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 17, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 24, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: January 31, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: February 7, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: February 14, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: February 28, 2024   

Research Money

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

Mark Lowey

The Short Report: March 6, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: March 27, 2024   

Research Money

The Short Report: April 17, 2024   

Research Money

Exploring the “secret sauce” in Montreal’s recipe for an innovative gaming industry   

Erin Power

Exploring the “secret sauce” in Montreal’s recipe for an innovative gaming industry   

Jacqueline Robins

Exploring the “secret sauce” in Montreal’s recipe for an innovative gaming industry   

Exploring the “secret sauce” in Montreal’s recipe for an innovative gaming industry   

Research Money

Exploring the “secret sauce” in Montreal’s recipe for an innovative gaming industry   

Research Money

The Short Report: April 24, 2024   

Research Money

Does Canada’s lack of big companies affect the nation’s productivity?

Peter Josty

The siren song of venture capital   

Peter Josty











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