Topic: nanotechnology

MaRS innovation hub hits pause on plan to expand to Calgary

The Toronto-based MaRS Discovery District innovation hub has hit the “pause button” on expanding to Calgary after more than a year of discussions with the University of Calgary and other players in Calgary’s innovation ecosystem. However, MaRS says it will continue working with and supporting Alberta companies during the scale-up stage from its Toronto base.

New partnerships help nanotech startups access Japanese market

A new partnership between the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and Landing Pad Tokyo will help Canadian startups accelerate the development of their technologies and break into the Japanese market—the world’s third largest national economy.

Alberta Budget 2018: Alberta looks to diversification to grow economy

Alberta’s NDP government tabled its 2018 Budget on March 22 by reiterating a long-standing objective of diversifying its economy, both in its traditional strengths in energy and in emerging sectors, including life sciences, clean technology and health innovation.