Organization: Infrastructure Operating Fund

CFI invests $23 million in 95 projects

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced more than $23 million in funding for 95 projects at 26 universities. The lion’s share of funding ($18 million) will cover tools and equipment costs through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund, with an additional $5 million awarded under the Infrastructure Operating Fund. The biggest winners in terms…

CFI invests $62 million in university talent

The Canada Foundation is investing $63 million in 250 facilities at 37 universities through its Leaders Opportunity Fund, now known as the John R Evans Leaders Fund. Of the amount, $14.6 million comes from CFI’s Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CRC program funds 135 new and renewed research chairs

The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program has awarded $108.9 million for 135 new and renewed chairs at 41 institutions. The awards include 26 researchers recruited from abroad, 11 of whom are returning Canadians. The awards were augmented with $6.4 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation‘s Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI’s Leaders Opportunity Fund awards $27.9 million

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced the latest recipients of funding under its Leader’s Opportunity Fund (LOF). Nearly $28 million has been awarded to support 118 projects at 32 Canadian research institutions. The funding includes $21.4 million in research funding augmented by $6.4 million through its Infrastructure Operating Fund. The LOF is designed to…

CFI awards $59.4 million in new LOF funding

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $59.4 in funding for the latest competition under its Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The funding supports 351 researchers undertaking 262 projects at 40 institutions. The awards include $45.7 million in direct LOF funding and $13.6 million from the Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI announces winners of Leaders Opportunity Fund

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $22.5 million to support 134 projects under the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) and associated Infrastructure Operating Fund. The funding will support 157 researchers in a wide range of research fields at 31 institutions across Canada. The LOF is designed to help universities attract and retain top research…

CFI provides $26.4 million for infrastructure support

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $26.4 million in funding under its Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The money goes to infrastructure support for 192 researchers across the country in a wide range of disciplines. The LOF will provide $22 million with the remainder ($4.4 million) coming from the Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI announces first awards under LOF program

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced the recipients of its first competition under the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF), which replaced the New Opportunities and Career Awards funds. Designed to attract and retain top-flight researchers, the competition awarded $19.7 million to 145 investigators at 35 institutions. A further $3.9 million was awarded under the affiliated…