The objectives of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards are to celebrate excellence in innovation across all sectors of Canadian society and inspire Canadians, particularly Canadian youth, to be entrepreneurial innovators.
The Awards are given to individuals, teams and/or organizations whose innovations are
The awards are not intended for lifetime achievement or innovations that have not yet demonstrated impact. Rather, by recognizing active, current innovators across the breadth of our economy and society the Awards help foster an active culture that celebrates innovation that is having a meaningful impact on our lives.
The period for nominations begins September 16, 2021, and will end on November 19, 2021. We look forward to receiving your nominations of Canada’s most inspiring innovators!