On September 7, 2017, BII+E hosted a Toronto regional consultation on behalf of the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth to help inform the development of an Ontario Scale-Up Strategy. This report synthesizes the insights and perspectives participants shared during the consultation.
The Brookfield Institute is pleased to collaborate with one of Canada's leading thinkers on innovation policy, Professor David Wolfe (co-lead of the Innovation Policy Lab at University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, Creating Digital Opportunities research network) on this timely overview of the opportunities for Canadian policymakers as they navigate the digital economy.
Understanding the Talent Gap: Lessons + Opportunities for Canada captures insights from a series of roundtables held with fast-growing tech companies to better understand their talent needs and the barriers they face in attracting and retaining workers.
Beyond the $ Value: Attitudes, behaviours, and aspirations of Ontario entrepreneurs is a report based on the annual Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) study on the state of entrepreneurship in Ontario produced in partnership with The Centre for Innovation Studies (THECIS) and Ryerson University.
This summary distills key insights from our Empowering Women in Entrepreneurship + Social Enterprise Design Workshop, which we hosted to inform the design of a Call for Proposals to be announced in the coming weeks.
Stacking Up: A Snapshot of Canada’s Developer Talent is a new report produced in partnership with Stack Overflow, the world’s largest software developer community. This report shines light on a growing and increasingly important segment of Canada's tech economy: software developers.
This white paper distills key insights we received from Transforming the Ontario Public Service (OPS) for the Future: Engagement Session, an event co-hosted with the Ontario Public Service Renewal team to obtain insights on their strategic framework for public service renewal.
The labour market shift: Training a highly skilled and resilient workforce in Ontario is a report published by the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, examining Ontario's labour market and skills. The Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship was proud to contribute to this report.
Automation Across the Nation: Understanding the potential impacts of technological trends across Canada is a new data insights report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship.
The Guelph Civic Accelerator: A Public Procurement Experiment is a new case study produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship. This case study looks at the Guelph Civic Accelerator pilot project, a collaboration between the City of Guelph and the Guelph Lab, which is breathing new life into traditional public procurement.