CAMH receives first CIHR grant to study psilocybin and its effect on treatment-resistant depression; Toronto-based C6 Launch Systems prepares for its first suborbital test at a foreign spaceport through its Brazilian subsidiary, Ottawa makes $40 million available for projects that deliver business supports for women entrepreneurs, and more.
Topic: Canadian Agricultural Partnership
The Alberta government is providing a total of $900,000 in grants to two hemp companies, INCA Renewable Technologies and Blue Sky Hemp Ventures, to help grow the hemp industry in the province.
The EU and Canada move toward formal negotiations on research partnership; CIHR to meet health challenges with a clinical trials fund; a nationwide research network to improve pediatric outcomes, the Courtois Foundation donates $159 million to UdeM for the discovery of new materials, and more.
Five Ontario post-secondary institutions establish a hub to advance climate action solutions, a global initiative bolsters internet routing, the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute (TOSI) at The Neuro announces a new partnership, and more.
Resilience Biotechnologies receives significant funding to produce made-in-Canada vaccines, Ottawa extends the CAN Health Network project in Ontario by one year with a $3.25-million investment, Canada’s nuclear leaders collaborate on the decommissioning process, and more.
CIFAR added 17 new members to its AI Chairs program, bringing the number from 29 to 46. A third announcement later this year will bring the total to around 60. CIFAR also announced four new additions to its portfolio of interdisciplinary research programs. – BetaKit The Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia are…
The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) will receive investments of up to $21.6 million to enhance the sustainability of Canadian beef and forage production, increase beef exports and ensure continuous global supply of Canadian beef. Of this amount, $14 million will come from the federal government’s Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Clusters program and the balance…
The Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) will receive up to $8.4 million from the federal government’s Canadian Agricultural Partnership program to develop a national research cluster for the wine and grape industry. With $3.7 million additional from industry contributions, the fund is expected to assist growers produce improved output, test new crops, and explore growing…
Stakeholders in the wheat sector have collaborated on what they say is the first national research priorities report, establishing clearly set goals and metrics to guide funders and researchers on how to focus R&D efforts to boost their impact in the market.