Canada’s first JDRF Centre of Excellence in Type 1 diabetes research, science and technology standing committee members announced, Ottawa invests in pandemic research and vaccine confidence projects, and more.
Topic: agriculture and agri-food sector
Statistics Canada reported record gains in Canadian manufacturing sales; the underlying technology for a COVID-19 vaccine currently being blocked from entering Canada was licensed by the NRC; the Competition Bureau of Canada is investigating Amazon.ca to determine if the site is engaging in anti-competitive practices; and more.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is providing $2.9 million for 15 innovative projects in British Columbia, to assist with the development, commercialization, and adoption of novel technologies.
A combined investment from the federal government and industry brings $67.7 million to support research and innovation in the field crop sector.