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Hashtag Trending – Canada’s superclusters, VW Arteon, Facebook Onava

Canada’s government announces where almost $1 billion in innovation funding will be invested. A new car from Volkswagen impresses at...

February 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Supercluster winners map

Winners and losers: Liberal government’s picks for $950 million in supercluster funding

Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative...

February 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Digital technology supercluster could create 50,000 jobs, $50B in GDP over 10 years

Canada’s federal Innovation Supercluster Initiative has received all of its final proposals and while shortlisted applicants eagerly await their fate,...

January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

digital-identity

Interac outlines how it plans to secure Canada’s digital identity service

The Interac Association could play a key role in helping to secure transactions conducted on a digital identity network that's...

November 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Innovation Superclusters

Supercluster bids react after learning about success or failure

The Canadian government’s supercluster initiative shortlist has been revealed, and the reactions have been positive, both from those with successful...

October 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Navdeep Bains - CAN-Med

Updated story: Short list for $950 million supercluster initiative revealed

The Canadian government has selected nine consortiums for its supercluster program shortlist. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

October 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

blockchain corridor feature

Tapscotts involved in $50 million blockchain supercluster bid

Several of the most well-known names involved in blockchain technology development in Canada are behind a $50 million bid for...

September 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number...

September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Major tech firms backing $300 million supercluster bid from York Region

With notes from Mandy Kovacs  A consortium of more than 50 organizations with offices in the York Region area have...

September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson