Organization: Research in Motion

Experts are questioning the focus and merits of Ontario’s new IP plan

Some academic researchers are questioning the focus and merits of Ontario’s new IP plan and whether it’s the right policy tool to achieve the province’s economic goals. But the plan’s supporters say it will help generate intellectual property and commercialize research done by post-secondary institutions for the benefit of Ontario’s economy.

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

COVID-19 NEWS Canadians’ trust in doctors, scientists and the government has increased since the cornovirus pandemic began, finds public opinion polls from January and repeated on May 1 and May 2. Conducted by Proof Strategies CanTrust Index of Ottawa, the survey found that 76% of Canadians trusted doctors and 70% trusted scientists. The follow up…

Canadian telecom firms sign Hong Kong deals

The Communications Research Centre (CRC) has renewed an MOU between Industry Canada and Hong Kong’s Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau. The MOU will see further R&D collaboration in the areas of wireless technologies, software, broadband networks, security, e-health, e-government, digital entertainment and multimedia. The MOU was signed at the recent ITU Telecom World event in…