CSA Chief Economist David Haight on the Canadian Space Economy and Patents

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Who better to learn more about the state of the Canada’s space economy and what patents mean to industry then David Haight, Chief Economist of the Canadian Space Agency.

David is this weeks guest on the SpaceQ podcast.

Before starting at the Canadian Space Agency in November of 2015, David worked at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, or ISED, first as a Senior Policy Analyst, Policy and Sector Services Branch, and then as Manager in the Analytics and Sector Intelligence, Automotive and Transportation Industries Branch.

Today we’ll be talking about the recently released Patents in Space report from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office which the Canadian Space Agency participated in. As well, we’ll discuss the recently released annual Canadian State of the Space Sector report for 2016.

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About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.