In 2010, in order to help guide future funding reallocations for the Discovery Grants Program, the federal Minister of Industry, on behalf of NSERC, posed the following question to the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA): What do the scientific evidence and the approaches used by other funding agencies globally have to offer, in terms of performance indicators and related best practices in the context of research in the natural sciences and engineering, carried out at universities, colleges, and polytechnics?
The 2012 Global Innovation Index has been released, co-published by INSEAD and the World Intellectural Property Organization.
This six-member expert panel was established by the Government of Canada to review three types of R&D initiatives and to report back to the Minister of State (Science and Technology) with concrete recommendations.
An advisory body that provides the Government of Canada with external policy advice on science and technology issues, and provides regular national reports that measure Canada's science and technology performance against international standards of excellence.
- June 28, 2011 News Release: 2010 report on the state of Canada's science, technology and innovation system
The AUCC is the national voice for Canadian universities, representing 95 public and private not-for-profit universities and university degree-level colleges.
Canada's International Gateway is a website of the Government of Canada that provides information on immigration, studying and doing business in Canada, and development cooperation.
The Trade Commissioner Service provides connections to a network of international contacts, assists with the commercialization of Canadian innovations abroad, assists in the sourcing of innovative technologies and partnerships, and provides financial support to increase the Canadian innovation capacity.
- Trade Commissioner Service Publications: S&T Partnerships: The Canadian Way brochure and the Innovation brochure
Supports the development and evolution of the joint (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC) research ethics policy the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS)
CCAC is the national organization responsible for setting and maintaining standards for the care and use of animals in research, teaching, and testing throughout Canada.
Archives offers reference services to assist faculty, students, researchers, and administrators in the identification and use of primary sources of information. It also aids in the management of the University's current records, and provides advice and guidance to faculty and administrators on compliance with provincial and federal legislation in the areas of records management, freedom of information, privacy protection and copyright.
Discovery Parks is British Columbia's leading developer of office and research space designed for technology and biotechnology companies.