Organization: Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

The Short Report – Dec. 9, 2020: New funding for pandemic preparedness in LTC homes; a first-of-its-kind biofuel plant for Quebec, and more

Michael Sabia is the new deputy minister of Finance; a consortium of food-based businesses will test new applications for pulse flours; British-based Hg Capital will spend $1.1 billion to assume majority control of Calgary-based Benevity; Canada’s top 50 research universities posted a combined research income of $8 billion in fiscal 2019.

Saskatchewan launches first health research chair

The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) has selected dementia as the first area of focus in a series of 10 potential research chairs, partnering with the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan for a combined $1-million commitment. The SHRF’s Saskatchewan Research Chair Program was launched in 2008 to support the province’s health researchers and recruit new talent…

Saskatchewan group research program launched

The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) has partnered with the Univ of Saskatchewan to launch its new Research Group Facilitation Grant Program to encourage the formation of research groups to tackle key health issues. The first competition is supporting five groups with $500,000 in funding ($200,000 from the SHRF and $300,000 from the U of…