Feds need to provide the analytical basis for new programs, like the superclusters project
As we look ahead, the need for a more innovative and productive economy is more urgent than ever, which means that the quality of public policies is critical.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured on Oct. 8, 2020. The superclusters initiative is investing up to $950-million in public funds over five years, matched by an equal amount from business, universities, and other players, in five so-called superclusters—the ocean economy, artificial intelligence-powered supply chains, advanced manufacturing, protein industries, and digital technology, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade