Unleashing the Growth Potential of Key Sectors

Advisory Council on Economic Growth

In early 2017, Dominic Barton’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth identified the agrifood sector as one of the key opportunity areas to drive economic growth. In its 2017 Budget, the Federal Government put forward an agenda to spark growth and help Canada realize its potential as a global leader in innovation. The government has launched a funding initiative to accelerate this innovation through supercluster.

This initiative will incent industry partnerships between large and small industry participants, supported by other innovation ecosystem players, and help them to work together on ambitious market-driven proposals to supercharge their innovation ecosystems, enhancing the growth and competitiveness of participating firms and maximizing economic benefits, including good, well-paying jobs and prosperity for Canada.

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