Why Canada needs its own version of DARPA

by Robert Asselin – Senior Vice President, Policy, Business Council of Canada

Robert Asselin argues that creating a federal agency similar to the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) can improve Canada’s innovation ecosystem. The report by The Logic was part of its coverage of a pre-budget virtual event with Ottawa-based reporter, Murad Hemmadi.

“We need to do a much better job at linking public R&D to industry and ensure technology transfers into products and services.”

Robert Asselin, Senior Vice President, Policy, Business Council of Canada