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Future of Innovation in Canada. 20-min Video Report w/ Leading Canadian Innovation Experts

Monday, 06 June 2022 16:05.PM

Calls-to-action from Mark Carney (U.N / Brookfield), Teresa Marques (Rideau Hall Foundation), Jean-Simon Venne (Brainbox AI) and Carol Lee (Vancouver Chinatown Foundation) on how government and stakeholders must support Canadian innovation published a Video Report on the state of Canadian innovation, our biggest innovation challenges, most promising innovation opportunities, and what we must do now to improve Canada's ability to innovate to compete.

The Video Report is published following the Rideau Hall Foundation's Canadian Innovation Week (May 16-20, 2022).

Featured Experts:

• Teresa Marques, President & CEO of the Rideau Hall Foundation
• Mark Carney, Vice-Chair and Head of Transition Investing at Brookfield Asset Management & UN • Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance
• Jean-Simon Venne, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder of BrainBox AI
• Carol Lee, Chair of the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

The Video Report synthesizes the thought leaders' insights and calls-to-action for government, industry, financiers, and innovators ­– in business, climate, tech, social – themselves.

Some key points include:

• The $2 trillion opportunity in climate innovation for Canada's net-zero ambitions
• How Canada must capitalize on its AI advantage
• Intangible and decentralized finance's role in innovation
• Overcoming the challenges of accessing government support
• Inspiring the future generation of innovators
• How to set up an ecosystem that facilitates innovation
• What must be done to ensure Canadian innovations go global also published a Spotlight Feature on Canada's innovation future with Teresa Marques, Mark Carney, Jean-Simon Venne and Carol Lee, which offers a deeper dive into innovation in each expert's specialty area and expands upon the issues examined in the Video Report. These components come together to provide a holistic and detailed view of Canada's innovation future. conducts interviews with Canada's leaders from business, government, academia, youth and other key stakeholder groups to define a strong vision for Canada's future economy.