A Global South Network headed by York University to tackle infectious diseases; the Royal Society of Canada elects new fellows and members, KPMG reports substantial drop in Canada’s fintech sector, and more.
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Canada’s leading research facilities get an infrastructure boost; NSERC has an inaugural scholar, thanks to a pilot program with Toronto Metropolitan University, researching the impact of social ties to health and wellbeing, and more.
Next generation researchers advocate for increased pay on Parliament Hill, an R&D collaboration assesses the potential of using hydrogen to decarbonize Canadian rail, the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories launches competition with Campus Alberta Neuroscience, and more.
Alberta’s investment in innovative high-value, non-combustion uses for oil sands bitumen could yield significant economic and environmental benefits for the province and Canada, say proponents.
Ottawa invests in marine safety as part of the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan; federal, provincial, and territorial Ministers of Agriculture reach an agreement for the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, fighting disinformation on COVID and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and more.
Umicore set to build industrial scale battery materials manufacturing plant in Ontario; Ottawa commits to advancing cooperative ocean science and sustainability with international partners, India’s Tata Consultancy Services opens Pace Port Toronto to spur digital innovation, and more.
Ottawa invests more than $28 million to address PTSD and trauma in frontline and essential workers; the supercluster program gets a name change from Minister Champagne; patient-oriented research funding for Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Dr. Jody Cooley is appointed new ED at SNOLAB, and more.
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.
IBM invests to strengthen research and innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador; a framework to deepen links between the NRC and Canada’s AI research and industry ecosystem, an energy hub to connect modellers and policymakers, and more.
Alberta and New Brunswick launch AI centres; Dr. Monica Gattinger to chair expert panel evaluating international STI partnership opportunities, Governor General Innovation Award winners are announced, and more.