Innovation Policy Lab: The Innovation Imperative
Last updated April 6, 2021
In this series of columns for the Financial Post, researchers from the Innovation Policy Lab explore Canada’s key innovation challenges, from the role of cities to the plight of scale-ups.
The Innovation Imperative: Digitization and decarbonization are picking up speed and policymakers need to be ready
David A. Wolfe on two key trends that are only going to accelerate after the end of the pandemic.
The Financial Post, April 8, 2021
The Innovation Imperative: Why Canada needs to harness the power of the platform economy
Shauna Brail writes about the perils and opportunities of the platform economy.
The Financial Post, March 31, 2021
The Innovation Imperative: Why Canada needs to prioritize scale-ups in the face of Big Tech’s dominance
Steven Denney and David Wolfe on why scale-up stage companies need extra attention.
The Financial Post, March 24, 2021
The Innovation Imperative: Why Canada needs to bridge the digital divide in order to reach its innovation imperative
Dan Breznitz and Dan Munro on why investment in access and education are needed to avoid a generation of ‘lost Einsteins.’
The Financial Post, March 17, 2021
The Innovation Imperative: How the pandemic has changed the urban environment where innovation thrives
Shauna Brail, Stephan Heblich and Anita M. McGahan discuss how the geography of innovation has been altered by the pandemic.
The Financial Post, March 11, 2021
The Innovation Imperative: Why Canada needs to think local to break out of its low-innovation equilibrium
Dan Breznitz, Dan Munro and Darius Ornston write on why we need to look beyond Ottawa to raise our innovation game.
The Financial Post, March 4, 2021