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20th December 2018 Toronto, Canada

Kat Bodkin

by Kat Bodkin

Head of Science, Innovation & Policy

Our Science and Innovation Relationship with Canada: Revamped!

Spotify, Shopify, Shazam, Hootsuite. The United Kingdom (UK) and Canada are home to some of the most innovative and successful companies in the world thanks to vibrant ecosystems of world leading incubators and universities, strong government support and highly skilled talent in both countries. I am a science and innovation diplomat for the UK government […]

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16th November 2018 Calgary, Canada

Caroline Saunders

by Caroline Saunders

British Consul General in Calgary

Green Great Britain Week at the British Consulate-General Calgary

In October, the UK marked Green Great Britain Week and the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act. In Calgary, we marked it by taking a closer look at Alberta’s massive energy sector and the opportunities for the UK. The Canadian province of Alberta is known worldwide as the ‘gateway to the Rockies’ and home […]

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22nd February 2018 Calgary, Canada

Caroline Saunders

by Caroline Saunders

British Consul General in Calgary

Hashtag Days: Women in Action

These days it seems every day is marked by a hashtag of some sort. Just last week we marked International Day of Women and Girls in Science (#WomeninScience) and  on 6 February we marked the 100th anniversary of the British ‘Representation of People Act 1918’ (#Vote100) which first gave (some) women the right to vote. […]

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5th October 2017 Toronto, Canada

Kat Bodkin

by Kat Bodkin

Head of Science, Innovation & Policy

Transformative Technologies: UK-Ontario Look to the Future

The United Kingdom and the Canadian province of Ontario are both leading global centres of science and innovation and are investing in many of the same transformative sectors. To provide a platform that will help to further the ties between the two jurisdictions, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Transformative Technologies was signed in Toronto […]

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9th August 2017 Toronto, Canada

Kat Bodkin

by Kat Bodkin

Head of Science, Innovation & Policy

Collaboration key to future of energy storage

Renewable energy has been around for decades, yet solar and wind power hasn’t really taken off as main energy sources. This is in part because when it isn’t sunny or windy, we haven’t found a great way to store the energy for future use. In order to keep up with emerging clean forms of energy […]

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4th August 2016 Montreal, Canada

Nick Baker

by Nick Baker

Consul General, Montreal

Electrify your drive

I took my initial spin in an exhaustless car whilst visiting the Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Québec (IREQ), where Quebec’s power utility is doing ground-breaking research into batteries for electric vehicles.

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