Organization: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

The Short Report – May 1, 2019: Licensing income, new Teachers fund, federal investments

Details are beginning to emerge on cuts to R&D in the April 11 Ontario budget: $1 million for the Mowat Centre (closing), the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity (closing) and the province’s Health System Research Fund (clawed back). R$ will investigate these and other cuts further. – Mowat Centre Canada and Japan have signed two…

Penn West funds NAIT’s land reclamation R&D

Penn West Exploration is providing $350,000 to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) to undertake applied research in the boreal forest region of northwest Alberta. The funding, sourced from Penn West’s Community Matters Program, will allow NAIT’s Boreal Research Institute to undertake forest land reclamation efforts in and around oil and gas sites that…

Shell, WD and AIS contribute to NAIT training centre

Shell Canada is contributing $3 million to the Building on Demand campaign of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) as part of a $7.6-million package that will establish the NAIT Shell Manufacturing Centre. The project is designed to address acute skills shortages in the oil and gas sector. Other contributors include Western Economic Diversification…