R&D for Cannabis Beer Receives $45K in NSERC & OCI Grants

R&D for Cannabis Beer Receives $45K in NSERC & OCI Grants

Province Brands of Canada, the company that is developing the world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant, will collaborate with the University of Western Ontario to research innovative yeasts. Financial support for the project will come from a $45,000 research grant from Ontario Centre of Innovtion’s (OCI) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) program…

NSERC Engage and NSERC Alliance: Collaborative Research Funding

NSERC Engage and NSERC Alliance: Collaborative Research Funding

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is a federal government agency that fosters innovation by encouraging companies to collaborate in post-secondary research projects. After recently changing the way NSERC administers funding, businesses can now choose between two new/updated funding programs, including NSERC Engage Grants and NSERC Alliance Grants. NSERC Engage supports research projects…

NSERC Engage and CRD Funding Updates Expected Later in 2019

NSERC Engage and CRD Funding Updates Expected Later in 2019

The Natural Sciences Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) is a federal government agency that bridges the research and innovation gap between industry and academia. By supporting collaborative research and development projects, NSERC enables industry innovations while also helping young innovators understand how research can lead to profound economic benefits. Since 2010, NSERC has provided research…

NSERC Awards Canadian Technology Grants for Robotic Lumber Application

NSERC Awards Canadian Technology Grants for Robotic Lumber Application

Canada‚Äôs Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Sault College and Soo Mill collaborative research and development grants for their innovative robotic technology. A joint project between academic researchers and company personnel, the two partners have created a robotic lumber sorting and placing application to test how the automated process would…

NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k

NSERC Collaborative Research & Development: P2G Project Awarded $360k

In 2016, the installed wind power in Canada was ~12,000 MW (6% of the electricity demand), with Ontario and Quebec generating the highest share. Energy created from the wind is shifting and irregular, making energy storage very important to not only maintain order, but also to address the geographical gap between energy supply and demand….

NSERC Funding: Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants

NSERC Funding: Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants

Please Note: NSERC CRD is closed. Access NSERC funding through the Engage (applied research) and Alliance (academic research) programs. Knowledge mobilization is a term that often refers to bridging gaps between industry and post-secondary researchers. While there is a significant amount of knowledge generated by colleges and universities in Canada, this research often does not…