Tag : Research & Development

BioMass Cluster Gets $7M in Canadian Government Funding

The federal government is providing up to $7M to subsidize research into biomasses—plant or animal material used for energy production. The funding will support BioMass Canada (BMC), a research cluster focused on improving technologies for processing agricultural biomass, including waste materials, as a basis for renewable energy.

Funding will come from

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Advancing R&D in Ontario: NRC Manufacturing and Automotive Innovation Hub

The National Research Council (NRC) of Canada’s focus is to assist Canadian manufacturers in adapting to advanced manufacturing – including mass customization, process industrialization, and factory automation to increase the productivity and competitiveness of various sectors of Canadian industry.

To address these opportunities for advancement, there is a high-tech space for

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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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NGen Manufacturing Program: Receive up to $250k Via the Pilot Project Stream

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is an industry-led, non-profit organization dedicated to building next generation manufacturing capabilities. It is one of five “superclusters” created from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative and maintains a pool of funding to award to competitive member-based projects. This pool of funding created the NGen Manufacturing Program,

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SSHRC Impact Awards – $300K to Groundbreaking Canadian Researchers

Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has granted $300K in funding to pioneering research projects, through the Council’s Impact Awards. The Awards are given out annually to recognize Canada’s outstanding scholars in the social sciences and humanities for work that impacts businesses, communities, and governments.

The Impact Awards—which include

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