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Policy Committee

Innovation Economy Committee

Helping improve the Region’s reputation for innovation and technology adoption.
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Committee Objectives

The Innovation Economy committee aims to improve the Region’s already internationally recognized reputation for innovation by developing technology infrastructure and facilitating a rapid industrial advancement of new industries.

Together, these members advise, guide and shape the Board’s efforts to champion: 

  • Adoption and commercialization of innovation to provide a necessary customer base for local innovators  

  • Technology adoption and reduction of barriers that bolster business competitiveness and ability to attract investment  

How We'll Get There

To reach our objectives, we work to: 

  • Develop a regional innovation ecosystem framework to identify key industrial components supporting innovation commercialization   

  • Entrench and connect nascent innovation within broader industrial sector and sources of investment 

  • Advocate for the removal of policy barriers hindering the development of innovative domestic technology   

  • Catalyze step change in technology adoption through policy/advocacy and place-based manufacturing modernization program 

Have your say

Join the Innovation Economy policy committee to shape the Board’s agenda and direct our research and advocacy to emerging priorities. Already a member? Contact your account manager to get involved.

If you aren't a member, complete the membership inquiry form for more information!

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