Organization: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Busy committee members report in person

The Canada Research Coordinating Committee continues to focus on leading challenges in R&D and innovation. One of those challenges — a lack of live venues for talking about them — was finally overcome at this year’s Canadian Science Policy Conference.

What Canada’s new innovation agency can learn from the rest of the world

The new Canada Innovation and Investment Agency faces daunting challenges and will need political autonomy, be free to take risks in picking companies and sectors for funding, and have strong private sector support to succeed in increasing business R&D investment and innovation, say innovation and policy experts.