Organization: National Research Council

A RE$EARCH MONEY Q&A with NRC President Iain Stewart

RE$EARCH MONEY managing editor Mark Henderson sat down with National Research Council president Iain Stewart on April 11 to discuss the organization’s recent internal consultations and plans for the future. Stewart assembled seven Tiger Teams to fan out across the country and report back to him in preparation for a Spring Memorandum to Cabinet.

GRDI launches two new genomics projects

The federal Genomics Research and Development Initiative (GRDI) has announced $4 million for two new projects as part of a multi-departmental initiative to position themselves as key national and international players in the genomics field. The Antimicrobial Resistance project will explore how to make food production safer by reducing bacterial and microbial resistance. The EcoBiomics…

Correction

In an article on the National Research Council in the October 27/16 issue of RE$EARCH MONEY, president Iain Stewart was mistakenly described as a vocalizer. The correct word is mobilizer. We apologize for the error….

Germany, Canada strengthen commercialization ties

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the National Research Council (NRC) signed a declaration of intent this week to stimulate and fund innovation-driven collaborations among German and Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The signing took place as part of bilateral meetings between Iris Gleicke, Parliamentary Secretary to the Federal Minister of…

NRC updates national energy building codes

The National Research Council has introduced a suite of changes to the National Energy Code for Buildings, harmonizing the code with current energy efficiency regulations and industry standards. The 90 changes impact standards for lighting, service water, HVAC systems and enclosed ventilation systems. Part of the Canadian Energy Strategy, the updated codes will improve the…

NRC and Chinese S&T ministry sign innovation LOI

The National Research Council has signed a Letter of Intent with the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology to promote, select and fund innovation-driven collaboration between small- and medium-sized enterprises from both nations. The LOI was signed last month in Ottawa as part of the 6th meeting of the Canada-China Joint Committee on Science, Technology…