With funding from the Department of Defence and other agencies, the mineral development company ZEN Graphene Solutions has launched a research collaboration with UBC’s Dr. Mohammad Arjmand (PhD) and his team to develop graphene nanocomposites for use in satellites.
Organization: Department of National Defence
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council awarded $75 million to more than 1,600 researchers from over 60 universities across Canada. More than $60 million will go for partnership projects and $14 million will support 160 postdoctoral researchers. Out of the total number of recipients, 760 (56%) self-identify as women, 48 (4%) as Indigenous, 158…
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The federal government has shrunk the number of innovation programs it offers, but there’s still ample funding and opportunities available, government officials say.
“We provide the drones, you detect and defeat them.” That’s the message of the Department of National Defence’s first-ever sandbox project, which seeks demonstration-ready solutions for countering unmanned aerial systems.
The Department of National Defence has awarded two contracts worth a total of $46.2 million to address surveillance challenges in Canada’s North.
The Department of National Defence finalized contract awards for the first round of proposals for Competitive Projects under the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security Program (IDEaS) program.
Dr L. John Leggat will chair the newly appointed Expert Panel on Prioritizing Climate Change Risks for the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). Leggat, a former assistant deputy minister, science and technology, of the Department of National Defence (DND) will share his leadership experience with a multisectoral and multidisciplinary panel composed of experts in the…
The Department of National Defence (DND) has launched its first call for proposals for a new innovation procurement program geared towards leveraging ideas and expertise outside its own network of laboratories.