National strategy, focus on youth will spark innovation: experts

A little more than 30,000 students were involved in applied research projects in 2014-15, but as one expert at a Hill Times Events' panel discussion this morning pointed out, that's only three per cent of the college student population in Canada.

Denise Amyot, President of Colleges and Institutes Canada gives an address to a crowd at the Hill Times Events' panel discussion on Innovation. Sitting, from left, is Marc Fares, vice president digital technologies and innovation at Algonquin College; Guy Levesque vice president of programs and performance at the Canada Foundation for Innovation; moderator Catherine Clark; Kenneth Knox , chair of the Science, Technology & Innovation Council; and Bettina Hamelin, vice-president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Hill Times Events Photograph

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:21 PM

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