Canada’s superclusters benefit biotech

Canada's new $950 million network of business-focussed superclusters has been welcomed by the country's biotech industry. The Canadian Government's near one billion dollar investment supports superclusters t...

Canadian startups bag major customer

Canada is giving early stage companies easier access to public contracts. Through the new $100-million Innovative Solutions Canada initiative, startups and small businesses will be able to offer solutions to...

Canada invests in green jobs

Canada is a world-leader in the biotechnology industry and wider green economy. The country's national Biotech Week, launched in 2003, has grown into the Global Biotech Week. In a Linkedin post earlier th...

Tackling the scourge of food waste

New and innovative ideas are being implemented worldwide to deal with the mounting problem of food waste. A staggering one-third, or 1.3 billion tonnes of food, is wasted around the world annually. The finan...

$1.5M for Canadian biotech sector

A new innovation fund has been launched in Canada to support the country's biotech sector. Life sciences giant, Merck, has joined with Canada's Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), to provide $1....

Biotech takes centre stage

(CANADA) Global Biotech Week takes place this month with a string of events planned across the world. The event has grown out of Canada's first national Biotech Week, held in 2003, and has now spread from...

The ‘Olympics of digital health’

(CANADA) A global startup competition labelled the 'Olympics of digital health' aims to accelerate innovations in what is a multi-trillion dollar industry. Interface Challenge X is looking for the 'most i...

Canadian startups cash in on success

A new report in Canada shows angel investors are backing the country's startup ecosystem. According to Canada's National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) startups received angel investments to the tune of $...

The leading circular economy nations

Countries across the world are developing strategies for moving to a circular economy. One of the early pace setters is Holland, where the government has set a target of shifting to a circular system by 2050...

Support for ‘Canadian Food Innovators’

Canada is investing in food innovation to support a strong national industry in its efforts to compete internationally. Taking a triple helix approach by bringing together stakeholders from university, indus...