News Pick – Ottawa plans to boost spending on new tech from Canadian startups – G&M

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December 27, 2016 – “The federal government is looking to boost the amount it contracts out to startups as part of its attempt to spur on Canada’s emerging technology sector and create economic growth.

Ottawa earmarks just $30-million of its vast $18-billion annual procurement budget to buy new technologies from startups through its Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP).” Read more at the Globe and Mail