Speeding Canada’s response to future pandemics requires the highest level biosafety lab, facilities for exotic animals and more scientists. VIDO-InterVac is looking to the federal and Saskatchewan governments for funding.
Organization: University of Oxford
The vaccine candidate Ad5-nCoV that’s currently being held up from entering Canada by Chinese customs was developed using technology licensed from Canada’s National Research Council. The warning signs were all there.
The Canada Research Coordinating Committee has released its first progress report, highlighting accomplishments to date on five priority areas: interdisciplinary, international, high-risk/high-rewards, rapid response research; key emerging research areas; equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI); Indigenous research; and, the needs of early career researchers (ECR). Activities over the coming year include: calls for applications under the…
CDL-Oxford will be the seventh location in the network of seed-stage accelerators first developed at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2012.