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CSA and CITR launch research program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research (CITR) have selected the first projects stemming from a $1.9-million, potentially renewal agreement focused on leading-edge space communications systems and technologies. The CSA will provide the funds over the next five years for research awards and collaborative research initiatives involving industrial partners. The…

CBDN signs deal with Novartis Animal Health

The Canadian Bacterial Diseases Network (CBDN) has signed license and collaborative research agreements with Novartis Animal Health Inc, Basel Switzerland, for a vaccine to prevent shipping fever in cattle. The vaccine is being developed by CBDN in conjunction with the Univ of Calgary, Univ of Guelph and the Veterinary Infectious Diseases Organization, Saskatoon. CBDN concluded…

MMO support key to licensing deal

Two Univ of Toronto researchers have signed a major licensing agreement with Stuart Energy to develop advanced electrocatalyst technology used in water electrolysis to harness hydrogen. The technology was developed with the funding and guidance of Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO), one of four Ontario Centres of Excellence. Stuart Energy has raised $150 million and…

CFI awards $11.8M under New Opportunities Fund

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded another $11.8 million under its New Opportunities Fund, bringing the total awards to $71.9 million since it was launched in 1998. The new awards support 67 projects at 24 universities, helping launch the careers of 97 new faculty members. The Univ of Manitoba, Univ of Toronto and…