A genomics initiative supports climate change adaptation in Canada’s agriculture and food systems; Ottawa invests in critical mineral value chains; new projects selected for CINUK’s Arctic climate research program, 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.
Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) has launched a new program dedicated to commercializing brain technologies. Starting in October, an inaugural cohort of 20 seed-stage ventures from around the world will join CDL Neuro.
President Donald Trump’s push for major cuts to research funding in the US are fueling even closer scientific ties between our two countries. Preliminary talks have begun between the US National Science Foundation and research funders in Canada to kickstart new research collaborations in quantum computing, the brain, biodiversity and the Arctic. Recent meetings held in both Ottawa and Washington are expected, as a first step, to result in a Dear Colleague letter from the NSF encouraging its researchers to identify opportunities for joint projects the rapidly evolving field of brain research.