Over the past year,
we have worked to bring strategic industry analysis to the attention of our members and to the general public.
In 2020-2021, NGen published a series of articles and reports on Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector, Canadian capabilities in the field of additive manufacturing and automation, and the global competitiveness of Canada’s manufacturing supply chains. They are available at: https://www.ngen.ca/news-events.
We contributed to reports on strategic innovation policy issues by the Innovation Economy Council, including reports on Ontario’s advanced manufacturing sector, Canada’s competitive edge in the international competition for tech talent, strategic business opportunities for Canada’s cleantech sector, and the importance of commercializing not just protecting Canadian IP. Check these reports out at: https://innovationeconomycouncil.com/reports.
NGen has commissioned a series of reports on strategic opportunities for Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector that will be published later in 2021. They will look specifically at technology trends and related investment and business opportunities in Canada related to:
Electric vehicles and battery supply chains
Development of a circular food economy
The challenge of single-use plastics
Accelerating materials discovery, characterization, and testing
These studies will help inform future project funding and ecosystem development initiatives by NGen.