globe migration

The gap between Canadian native inventors residing abroad and immigrant inventors residing in Canada is widening. A better innovation climate would help bridge the gap

intellectual property

For firms desperate to restructure, intellectual property is in an asset class of its own

The lesson from a century ago is that compulsory licensing encourages R&D by boosting competition

A novel study shows they do, indeed, spur innovation and business success. Next step: improve direct airline routes to VC hubs

Cut loose, founders produce more novel and commercial patents

It's assumed that innovation comes first and investment dollars follow. It turns out "money can change innovation and innovation outcomes"

A man holding a new invention

When the costs of collaboration are too high, inventors will go it alone

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