Ottawa invests more than $44 million to bolster cleantech R&D innovation, US President Joseph Biden asks for US $13.5 billion increase in federal R&D spending, the University of British Columbia’s COVID-19 rapid testing clinic to be a first in Canada, and more.
Organization: Montreal Heart Institute
The federal government invests in protecting the endangered North Atlantic right whale; a Canadian-led social media movement aims to stop the spread of misinformation around COVID-19; University Health Network study shows full dose blood thinners decrease need for life support in COVID-19 patients, and a new report says Canada’s PhD students face persistent barriers applying skill sets.
Seven life sciences research projects worth $140 million have been announced by the Quebec government with $62.5 million in assistance from the $125-million Partnership Fund for an Innovative, Healthy Quebec. Launched May/13, the fund encourages public-private research partnerships in the biopharmaceutical sector, including medical devices. Priority was given to disciplines for which Quebec displays specific…