A global hub for ocean science is born

A historic global partnership may be our best hope for saving the ocean

Canadian Tech at the Leading Edge

New Brunswick Brings Cyber Essentials to Canada for Small and Medium...

In May 2016, Opportunities NB (ONB) launched Canada’s first comprehensive cybersecurity strategy – CyberNB, under the direction of Allen Dillon. In less than a year, CyberNB will deliver a Canadianized version of Cyber Essentials for small and medium enterprises.

PEI emerging as one of Canada’s fastest growing bioclusters

Prince Edward Island may be Canada smallest province with just 146,000 residents, but it is emerging as one of the country’s fastest growing bioscience clusters.

Focus on Cybersecurity and Smart Grids

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Toronto boosts efforts to attract FDI Three levels of government have committed $19.5 million over three years to Toronto Global, a new agency with a...

Welcome from Springboard Atlantic

Springboard Atlantic (Springboard) was created by the post-secondary education institutions and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (through the Atlantic Innovation Fund in 2005) to help drive Atlantic Canada’s economy through technology transfer and commercialization.

Innovation Spotlights

Merck and TEC Edmonton create health incubator

Merck Canada Inc. has tagged TEC Edmonton to establish a business incubator linking Alberta-based health tech firms to the health research expertise of the Canadian subsidiary of Darmstadt Germany-based Merck Group.

Canada aims to lure world’s AI talent with new institute

Geoff Hinton, Yoshua Bengio and Richard Sutton may not be household names, but in the world of artificial intelligence these Canadian researchers are global superstars. Ensuring these and other coveted AI researchers call Canada home has become a top priority for governments, academia and industry.

Getting started on collaborative model of innovation

Throughout the year, curious executives and leaders from companies and governments from all over the world come to tour the Communitech Hub in Waterloo Region. Invariably, they are astounded by the mix of startups, mid-sized companies and large multinationals all working in the same building.

“Seeing” the ocean like never before

Countries around the world are spending billions of dollars on the “blue economy” – including monitoring their ocean environment. This is a long and expensive process that requires sourcing equipment and systems from multiple companies and big data management—unless you purchase what you need from Canada.

Frontier Power Systems

Carl Brothers wants to help remote, northern communities keep the lights on. Literally.

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Harvesting power from the world’s highest tides

At over 16 metres, the Bay of Fundy has the highest tidal range in the world. This unique site has also the potential to supply thousands of homes with clean and renewable energy, if the unequalled power of the tides could be harnessed