Organization: Univ of Calgary

New appointees to CIHR Governing Council

The Governing Council of Canadian Institutes of Health Research has announced six new members appointed by Health minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor.

U of T’s Creative Destruction Lab to be replicated in NYC

Univ of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) concept has found its way to New York City as the university’s Rotman School of Management collaborates with the New York Univ‘s Stern School of Business. Stern associate professor Deepak Hegde says the business school had been searching for an approach to integrate AI, life science and fintech…

U of C engineering school completes expansion

The Univ of Calgary‘s Schulich School of Engineering has completed a $174-million, 29,400-sq-m expansion and renovation, allowing for an additional 400 students. The project was financed by the Province of Alberta ($146 million), Canadian Natural Resources Ltd ($7 million) and leveraged funding from the federal Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund….

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 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…

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.…

CAIP awards $6 million to Alberta organizations

The Univ of Alberta and two partners have been awarded $6 million over five years for the delivery of incubator and accelerator services for firms in the health and energy sectors. The funding comes from the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) which is providing $100 million in funding to 15 organizations across Canada (R$,…