Organization: Institute for Information Technology

NRC, Agfa and McMaster to create medical test registry

The National Research Council has signed a multi-partner collaborative agreement to launch the Dose Registry and Radiation Exposure Monitor. The project aims to establish a first-in-Canada registry for patients undergoing medical tests and commercialize the results worldwide. The NRC’s Institute for Information Technology is partnering with McMaster Univ, Hamilton Health Sciences Corp and Agfa HealthCare…

NRC teams with DND for three IT projects

The National Research Council‘s Institute for Information Technology (IIT) and Canadian Forces Base Gagetown are collaborating on three R&D projects in support of Gagetown’s new Immersive Reflexive Engagement Trainer facility. The two-year projects are valued at $2.6 million with NRC and the Department of National Defence contributing 60% and 40% respectively. The projects are: Laser…

NRC commercialization centres re-announced

Industry Canada is re-announcing six National Research Council (NRC) commercialization centres and is positioning some of them as new models for public-private partnership. Funding comes from a variety of federal sources including the NRC itself and Industry Canada’s regional economic development agencies. The centres are: Aluminium Technology Centre in Chicoutimi ($57 million), Photonics Fabrication Centre…