Organization: Science and Engineering Canada

NSERC announces first community college awards

Science and Engineering Canada (NSERC) has made its first investment through the new College and Community Innovation Fund (CCIF) to the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). The award of provides for up to $600,000 over three years dependent upon matching funds from other sources. Awards are also pending for three other colleges: Olds College…

VIDO receives two chairs for bacteria research

The Univ of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) is receiving two new research chairs worth $4 million over five years. Funding is provided by Science and Engineering Canada (NSERC) and Bioniche Life Sciences through NSERC’s Industrial Research Chairs program, one of several programs within the Research Partnerships Program portfolio. The chairs are being…

New research network receives NSERC funding

Science and Engineering Canada (NSERC) is providing a grant of $4.5 million over five years to NECTAR, a new research network will focus on developing design-oriented analyses for collaborative computational environments. The Network for Effective Collaboration Technologies Through Advanced Research (NECTAR) is hosted by the Univ of Toronto and involves the universities of Calgary, Saskatchewan,…