Organization: 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…

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…

NSERC provides $9.8 million for more CREATE grants

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has announced $9.8 million to support the second tranche of this year’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE ) grants. The funding will allow the six training programs at five Ontario-based institutions to train graduate students in the skills they require to work in industry. Grants for…

Researchers publish 1000th paper based on CLS data

The Canadian Light Source synchrotron is celebrating the 1000th peer-reviewed paper to be published based on data collected at the facility. The 1000th paper was authored by Univ of Saskatchewan researchers Courtney Phillips and Derek Peak along with CLS scientist Tom Regler using the facility’s spherical grating monochromator beamline. The paper is based on experiments…

Automotive Partnerships Canada funds 10 projects

Auto Partnerships Canada (APC) has announced 10 projects designed to stimulate collaboration between industry and academia. APC will provide $30 million, augmented by $22 million from industry and other partners. McMaster Univ was the big winner with three projects valued at $24.2 million or 46% of the total. Those projects will develop next-generation electrified powertrains…

Dal and Helmholtz offer ocean science grad positions

The Dalhousie Univ-based Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) program is establishing a joint graduate research school in collaboration with the Helmholtz School for Ocean System Science and Technology (HOSST), beginning this fall. TOSST is receiving $1.6 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council‘s Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE), while…

CREATE program provides $24 million for 15 initiatives.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council‘s Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) is investing $24 million over six years in 15 initiatives to provide graduate students in science and engineering disciplines with private sector experience in a variety of key sectors, including genomics, climate change, wireless technology and clean tech. The awards include $1.6…

Dal and Helmholtz offer ocean science grad positions

The Dalhousie Univ-based Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) program is establishing a joint graduate research school in collaboration with the Helmholtz School for Ocean System Science and Technology (HOSST), beginning this fall. TOSST is receiving $1.6 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council‘s Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE), while…

CREATE program provides $24 million for 15 initiatives.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council‘s Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) is investing $24 million over six years in 15 initiatives to provide graduate students in science and engineering disciplines with private sector experience in a variety of key sectors, including genomics, climate change, wireless technology and clean tech. The awards include $1.6…