Assessments in Progress

Opportunities and Challenges for Regenerative Medicine in Canada

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and Health Canada have asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake a workshop assessment on the opportunities and challenges for regenerative medicine in Canada. The project is meant to highlight Canada’s strengths in this area relative to other countries, and will be used to inform the ongoing review of fundamental science in Canada more generally. [more...]

The State of Knowledge and Practice of Integrated Approaches to Natural Resource Management in Canada

Natural Resources Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel assessment on the current state of knowledge of integrated approaches to natural resource management in Canada. [more...]

The state of science and technology and industrial research and development in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has asked the Council of the Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel report assessment on the current state of science and technology, and industrial research and development in Canada. This assessment will be the third edition in the State of S&T and Industrial R&D assessment series. [more...]

Adapting to the Transportation Needs of an Aging Population

Transport Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to undertake an expert panel assessment on the role of innovation and technology in adapting to the transportation needs of an aging population. [more...]

The Social and Economic Value of Commercial Marine Shipping in Canada

The Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) asked the Council of Canadian Academies to undertake an expert panel assessment on the social and economic value of commercial marine shipping in Canada. [more...]

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Rita R. Colwell, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and former Director of the National Science Foundation (1998-2004)