OBIO Reconciles Ontario Bioscience Economic Strategy (OBEST)

With the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services Chaired by Don Drummond 2012

June 2012 - Over the last several years numerous publications have emerged from government, academia and independent think tanks examining the state of Canada’s innovation sector and its relationship to prosperity.

Overall the general consensus has been that research and invention are strengths while commercialization, domestic economic benefit and productivity gains have lagged. This article reviews the recent recommendations in the report by the Drummond Commission, in light of the Ontario economy and the opportunity to address spending and extract greater value from the health sciences innovation sector.

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