New Zealand Govt ups spending on science and innovation

by Rebecca Howard | May 25, 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce announced a $373 million increase in spending for science and innovation in a bid to help diversify the economy support more jobs and higher wages. “It’s all about adding more value to our...

Ottawa unveils ‘supercluster’ innovation plan

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says creating Silicon Valley-style hubs of industry key to future growth and jobs. By ALEX BALLINGALLOttawa Bureau | May 24, 2017 OTTAWA—The federal government is calling on industry leaders from select sectors to propose...

Trump’s IP Czar Pick Warns of Patent Threats From Abroad

MARIAM BAKSH   |   MAY 24, 2017 At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s choice for intellectual property czar emphasized the need to confront IP theft from abroad. If confirmed by the Senate as intellectual property enforcement coordinator,...

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