Tag : Post-Secondary Collaboration

R&D for Cannabis Beer Receives $45K in NSERC & OCE 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 Excellence’s (OCE) Voucher for Innovation and Productivity

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Industrial Research Assistance Program: $1.87M for Multi-Health Systems

Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS), a leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments, has been awarded research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).

For more than 30 years, MHS has served clients in educational, clinical, corporate, public safety, government, military, pharmaceutical, and research

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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.

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Strategic Innovation Fund Invests $37.5M into BioVectra Inc.

BioVectra Inc., based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, serves the medical and biotech sectors and manufactures pharmaceutical products. These products have been used in the treatment of illnesses such as kidney disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. The firm has recently received Canadian government funding to support strategic growth

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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

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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF): $40M for Steel Producer

EVRAZ North America is a leading producer of engineered steel products for the energy, industrial, and rail industries. Throughout their multiple locations in the United States and Canada, the company employs more than 3,000 people. EVRAZ North America has recently received government funding which will support the costs of facility

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