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 (S&T), and industrial research and development (IR&D) in Canada. This assessment will be the third edition in the State of S&T and Industrial R&D assessment series.

The Question

What is the current state of science and technology and industrial research and development in Canada?

Progress Report

The Expert Panel on the State of Science and Technology and Industrial Research and Development in Canada held their third panel meeting from April 27 to 28, in Toronto. The Panel discussed the first draft of the report. The fourth and final panel meeting will be held September 6 to 7 in Ottawa.

The Expert Panel on the State of Science and Technology and Industrial Research and Development in Canada held their third panel meeting from April 27 to 28, in Toronto. The Panel discussed the first draft of the report. The fourth and final panel meeting will be held September 6 to 7 in Otta

Data Update and Appendices

Background

The CCA’s reports on the state of S&T and state of IR&D provide valuable data and analysis documenting Canada's S&T and IR&D strengths and weaknesses. New data will help identify trends that have emerged in the Canadian S&T and IR&D environment in the past four to five years.

Background on the Series

Expert Panel

The Chair of the Expert Panel on the State of Science and Technology and Industrial Research and Development in Canada is Max Blouw, President and Vice-Chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. For a complete list of panel members, visit the Expert Panel page.

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