We bring together Canadian innovation hubs, institutions, entrepreneurs, corporate partners and investors to create data-driven reports that can address key issues facing the innovation community.

Our Story

Founded in 2020, the IEC publishes timely, data-driven reports, and hosts live events showcasing the country’s foremost thought leaders. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the Canadian innovation economy by boosting collaboration and increasing technology adoption — at home and abroad. With novel insights and critical discussion, we aim to unite all members of Canada’s diverse tech community.

Download our 2020 Canadian innovation trends report.

Who We Are

Vision

A Canadian innovation economy driven by strong policy and data-driven insights.

Mission

To serve policymakers as an independent, timely and trusted source of information and critical discussion.

Values

We believe in diversity, collaboration, consensus-building and shared prosperity.

Founding Partners