$39 million from CFI for Canadian research projects

June 11, 2007

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced a $39 million investment in the country’s research community at the end of last week.  207 projects involving 261 Canadian researchers across 42 universities and colleges will benefit from the funds.  Research areas were chosen as strategically important to the country and include health, information technology, natural resources, nanotechnologies and the environment.  Budget 2007 includes $510 million in funding for CFI for work through until 2010.  CFI Media Release