Five years ago, the special expert panel on innovation in Canada, chaired by Tom Jenkins, tabled its report, which outlined several policy recommendations for improving Canada’s lackluster research and development portfolio. Last week, the IRPP released a report by Andrei Sulzenko that looks at whether governments have followed up on the Jenkins Report’s recommendations, and what must be done to achieve the current government’s goal of turning Canada into an “innovation powerhouse.” We caught up with Andrei Sulzenko to learn more about orienting Canada’s innovation policy for the future.

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Andrei Sulzenko’s IRPP report Canada’s Innovation Conundrum: Five Years After the Jenkins Report bit.ly/1r2Kuom