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Another government, another promise to spur innovation. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has innovated (irony alert!) in setting afoot a long period of consultation and hiring a tech executive to advise him. We are told to expect a new innovation policy in mid-2017.

Here is my contribution to the Minister’s listening exercise. Let’s start with a definition: innovation is human ingenuity successfully applied to solving concrete problems.

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