Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity releases Report on Canada 2011, Canada’s innovation imperative

The Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity released its 2011 Report on Canada earlier this month with a stern warning that “Canada faces an innovation imperative. Our lackluster innovation record stands in the way of all Canadians realizing their full prosperity potential.”

The Institute urges Canadians to raise “our productivity … our innovation capabilities and performance.”  

“What’s really troubling,” observed Roger Martin, Chairman of the Institute, “is that the prosperity gap has more than tripled since 1981 … That has to be a call to action for all Canadians.”

For more information on the report, follow this link.

About Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) is a collaboration among academic research institutions affiliated with the University of Ottawa and who's goal is to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices, enhanced market knowledge, student engagement and proactive industrial interation. OTTN members include the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institutie (OHRI), the Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Unviversity of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)

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