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

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Pond, SNC-Lavalin partner on CO2 projects Pond Technologies Inc., Markham ON, is partnering with global engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin to take its carbon dioxide...

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.

Focus on Cybersecurity and Smart Grids

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.

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.

Innovation Spotlights

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.

Drowning in Sound

The ocean is getting noisier and that’s making it more difficult for whales, dolphins and other marine mammals to forage for food, find a mate, keep track of their young and listen for predators. This growing threat is prompting governments around the world to take action to reduce undersea noise, and the global shipping industry is under increasing pressure to respond.

Drowning in Sound

The ocean is getting noisier and that’s making it more difficult for whales, dolphins and other marine mammals to forage for food, find a mate, keep track of their young and listen for predators. This growing threat is prompting governments around the world to take action to reduce undersea noise, and the global shipping industry is under increasing pressure to respond.

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.

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