The funding represents the largest-ever investment in “direct air capture,” a climate change mitigation technology that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.
Topic: Applied Research
Saint Mary’s University receives $1.2 million from Ottawa and the Nova Scotia Innovation Hub for a five-year biomass research project.
The University of Lethbridge’s new $248-million hub for innovation, discovery and community engagement in science will feature incubation space for turning ideas into commercial products.
The Alberta government is committing $100 million over five years to attract more AI companies to invest in the province.
Canada’s first-ever scientific project co-funded by crowdfunding and a federally supported research granting group aims to help a First Nations community in British Columbia harvest shellfish again and safeguard a natural ecosystem.
A new Life Sciences Innovation Hub at the University of Calgary has received $8.5 million to support specialized programming for entrepreneurs and companies.
Dalhousie University, Metamaterials Technologies and Mitacs launch $1.62M research collaboration on advanced materials for light manipulation.
A combined investment from the federal government and industry brings $67.7 million to support research and innovation in the field crop sector.
A new innovation ‘sandbox’ at Dalhousie University will help student entrepreneurs turn their bright ideas into commercial products.
Canadian researchers will share funding for seven projects exploring alternative uses for oil sands bitumen, from nanostructured materials to road construction asphalt.