Organization: AUTO21

Editorial – 30-9

Kudos to the tri-agency Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) for finally doing the right thing and offering the prospect of renewed support to deserving networks beyond the current funding limits of three, five-year terms.

AUTO21 and industry fund 40 automotive R&D projects

AUTO21 has announced $22 million in funding over two years for 40 projects involving nearly 200 academic researchers. AUTO21 is contributing $10 million, augmented by $12 million in funding from automakers, parts manufacturers and material suppliers. The projects will also help to train 400 graduate students in areas such as material research, biofuels and clean…