Organization: Networks of Centres of Excellence

MEOPAR and Frailty Network funding renewed

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program has announced $52 million in funding over five years to renew funding for two centres — the Marine Environmental, Observation, Prediction and Response network (MEOPAR) and the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN).

WD funds Carbon Research Institutes field station

Western Economic Diversification Canada is providing $4.9 million for the creation of a field research station (FRS) to accelerate technology development and performance validation related to carbon capture and storage. The FRS project is led by the Containment and Monitoring Institute, the first of a planned series of institutes under the CMC Research Institutes banner.…

WD funds Carbon Research Institutes field station

Western Economic Diversification Canada is providing $4.9 million for the creation of a field research station (FRS) to accelerate technology development and performance validation related to carbon capture and storage. The FRS project is led by the Containment and Monitoring Institute, the first of a planned series of institutes under the CMC Research Institutes banner.…

Funding levels for two more NCEs revealed

The federal government has announced the funding levels for two more Networks of Centres of Excellence that received new or follow-on funding late last year (R$, December 22/14). The new AGE-WELL network will receive $36.6 million over five years while NeuroDevNet has been renewed with $19.6 million in funding. The funding level for the new…

Funding levels for two more NCEs revealed

The federal government has announced the funding levels for two more Networks of Centres of Excellence that received new or follow-on funding late last year (R$, December 22/14). The new AGE-WELL network will receive $36.6 million over five years while NeuroDevNet has been renewed with $19.6 million in funding. The funding level for the new…

NCE launches new CECR competition

The Networks of Centres of Excellence program is launching a competition for new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR). The number of new centres will be “dependent upon the quality of the applications received and the budget available for the competition”. The maximum Award size is up to $15 million over five -years….

MEOPAR awards $3.5 million to seven projects

The Marine Environmental, Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) has awarded $3.5 million to seven projects that competed in its second open call for applications. The targeted basic research projects are led by universities and address issues such as fog ice, ship noise, radioactivity, whale-ship collisions, storms and tsunamis. The successful projects’ lead investigators are…

CECR and BL-NCE funding extensions announced

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) secretariat has released the results of its competition to determine which of the original recipients of its two industry-facing programs will receive extended funding. The competition awarded renewed funding for four of the original 11 Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) and one of the four…

NCE releases impact of federal Budget cuts

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program has received a 16.6% reduction in its budget over the next two years as a result of austerity measures announced in the last federal Budget. The cuts apply only to the traditional or academic-led NCEs and will result in fewer new NCEs being approved in the future.…