Organization: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Canada, EU collaborate on aerospace research projects

Three Canada-Europe collaborative aerospace research projects have been launched following extensive dialogue among 30 partners evenly split between the two jurisdictions. Funding of the Canadian component of the projects is being provided by the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council with the European Commission…

Alberta-Ontario innovation program enhanced

The Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program (AOP) is being re-vamped to allow companies to use both cash and in-kind to match public contributions. The Ontario Centres of Excellence and Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures introduced the flexible funding model allowing in-kind contributions for matching OCE and AITF funding which ranges between $100,000 and $250,000 per project. Projects can also…

NSERC awards $28 million in CREATE grants

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council is providing graduate and post-doctoral training grants of $1.65 million to 17 research teams through its Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program. The $28 million in awards range from materials for enhanced energy technologies at the Univ of Victoria and advanced network systems for intelligent transportation at…

NSERC and Manitoba Hydro fund three research teams

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Manitoba Hydro and the Univ of Manitoba have announced $13 million in cash and in-kind for three research teams in the province. NSERC is providing $6.25 million augmented by $4.27 million from Manitoba Hydro and $2.5 million from the Univ of Manitoba. A project led by Dr.…

NSERC Discovery Frontiers short list announced

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has released a short list of six proposals for its Discovery Frontiers competition. The fund provides $1 million annually over four years to successful applicants. Projects submitting full proposals are: New Materials for Clean Energy and Enhanced Energy Efficiency from Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Reservoirs (Univ…

NSERC and Manitoba Hydro fund three research teams

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Manitoba Hydro and the Univ of Manitoba have announced $13 million in cash and in-kind for three research teams in the province. NSERC is providing $6.25 million augmented by $4.27 million from Manitoba Hydro and $2.5 million from the Univ of Manitoba. A project led by Dr.…

NSERC Discovery Frontiers short list announced

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has released a short list of six proposals for its Discovery Frontiers competition. The fund provides $1 million annually over four years to successful applicants. Projects submitting full proposals are: New Materials for Clean Energy and Enhanced Energy Efficiency from Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Reservoirs (Univ…

College R&D projects awarded nearly $36 million

Two key support programs for college R&D have announced $35.9 million in grants for 38 projects across Canada. The flagship College and Community Innovation (CCI) program made $34 million in awards, bringing the total awarded since the program’s 2009 launch to $293.3 million. The awards — managed by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council…

College R&D projects awarded nearly $36 million

Two key support programs for college R&D have announced $35.9 million in grants for 38 projects across Canada. The flagship College and Community Innovation (CCI) program made $34 million in awards, bringing the total awarded since the program’s 2009 launch to $293.3 million. The awards — managed by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council…

BioMark to collaborate with U of A metabolomics centre

Vancouver’s BioMark Diagnostics Inc has received an Engage partnership grant to collaborate with The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC) at the University of Alberta to research, validate and establish new biomarkers for metabolomic tests with clinical and diagnostic applications. TMIC is a Genome Canada-funded Science & Technology Innovation Centre that builds on metabolics expertise at the…