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Wednesday, 17 December 2014
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Notwithstanding the difficulties we are going to have in defining and quantifying “the environmental industry”, (those difficulties were discussed in my last blog) it looks like we are going to have one and

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

When it comes to venture capital, various governments at both the federal and provincial levels have tried just about everything under the sun during the past thirty years or so to create pools of capital that

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Friday, 17 October 2014
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Our experience is that assessing the economic impact of new or proposed projects is taking on even greater importance as both public and private sources of capital become increasing difficult to obtain.

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Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Most publicly-funded research and development (R&D) institutions in Canada are under considerable pressure from their funding authorities to demonstrate and quantify the economic benefits that resulted

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Monday, 11 August 2014

By whatever standard one wishes to apply to commercialization in publicly funded laboratories, the Communications Research Centre has always rated very highly. The reasons for that go back to the

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Friday, 25 July 2014
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Anyone who is involved in high technology in Canada would have to agree that the country has a very strong R&D lobby. Politicians and policy makers are bombarded with messages from both industry

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Friday, 27 June 2014
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During the past three or four decades, Canadian policy makers at both the federal and provincial levels have tried just about every trick in the book to finance technology companies, particularly those

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Friday, 16 May 2014
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A few years ago, a group of hockey enthusiasts from southwestern Ontario embarked on an ambitious campaign to establish an NHL hockey club in their area. A nasty comment that went around at