Innovation Digest for Canada

Impact stories, useful information, country data and more

Canada 2018 SDG Index Country Profile

The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Canada’s 2018 Voluntary National Review on the SDGs

Canada submitted its first Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals in 2018 to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The report tracks the progress Canada has made so far towards each of the 17 SDGs and 169 targets.

Canadian Foundation for Innovation

The Foundation for Innovation provides labs, facilities and equipment required for research and technology development as well as resources on Canadian innovation in each sector.

Innovation Superclusters Initiative

The Government of Canada has launched an initiative to fund five university-industry collaborations that will seek to develop technologies in ocean-based industries, artificial intelligence and robots, the manufacturing industry, plant proteins and digital technologies.

Canadian Government Innovation and Skills Plan

The Canadian government has invested $1.26 billion in its Strategic Innovation Fund, and outlined guidance for the implementation of clean technology, social innovations in increasing inclusivity, developing skills and rural communities, and accelerating infrastructure development.