15 February 2018

INNOVATE - Canadian Government Unveils Winners of the SuperCluster Competion

Innovation Minister, Navdeep Bains, Announced Five SuperClusters in Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing, Oceans and Proteins Who Will Share C$950M

And the winners are:

Digital Technology Supercluster: 
This British Columbia based consortium will boost competitiveness in precision health, manufacturing and resource and environment technologies by advancing data collection, analysis and visualization.

Protein Industries Supercluster:
This Saskatchewan based consortium will harness technologies to help Canada become the world leader in supplying plant-based proteins and related products.

Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster:
This Ontario based consortium will drive collaboration between the tech and manufacturing sectors, using technologies like Big Data, intelligent machines and the so-called "internet of things" to scale up production and improve efficiency.

SCALE.AI Supercluster: 
This Quebec based consortium will define a global supply-chain platform that will boost artificial intelligence and data science in Canada, particularly in the retail, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors.

Ocean Supercluster: 
This Atlantic Canada based consortium will maximize the potential and sustainable development of the ocean economy. It would invest in digital technologies for industries such as aquaculture, fisheries, offshore oil and gas and clean energy.

Today we announced the five successful superclusters that are going to usher in an unprecedented era of innovation and progress, creating 50,000 jobs and boosting our economy.

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