A year ago, the National Science Foundation set out to promote translation of the basic research it funds, forming its first new directorate in 30 years to do so. On the first anniversary, Science|Business assesses progress
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s visit to the US results in agreement to a ‘transparency dialogue’ over incentives given to the clean tech industry, in a move to prevent huge US subsidies luring companies from Europe
Research in the Arctic is really important for shaping climate policy, but much of its landmass is within Russia. There were already difficulties working in Russia and getting data from Russia. Now the war in Ukraine has made the situation much worse
The final tally for Tuesday’s US midterm election won’t be in for days or weeks, but polls point to Republicans gaining a narrow majority of the US House of Representatives, and they aren’t wasting any time jockeying for positions with major influence over how science – particularly climate research – is funded.
Spectacular images beamed back to earth this month marked the end of a 30-year project to design and build the James Webb telescope. Canada played a key part, and the skills and expertise acquired are propelling its space sector forward
From a standing start, President Biden has set a target for offshore windfarms to be generating 30 GW of electricity by 2030. With their 30 years of experience, European wind energy companies are playing a part
The government invested more than C$1B in quantum research from 2009 – 2020, following up with C$360M for a national quantum strategy in 2021. The sector is seen as key to the economy, as the science matures and more sectors adopt the technology