December 2013 Archives

December 20, 2013

Canada’s R&D standing: lots of room to improve in 2014

While money can’t solve all of our economic and innovation-related problems, the  figure below, from a Canadian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance report, highlights a rather interesting, if not concerning, trend. In particular, aggregate government spending on science and technology … Read More.

December 4, 2013

Ontario’s proposed “pay or play” R&D incentives

Ontario’s recent Fall Economic Statement delivered by Finance Minister Charles Sousa includes two proposed research and development (R&D) incentives meant to convince firms to invest idle cash into research and technology. In so doing, Sousa is trying to boost business … Read More.

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