Alberta distributes $44 million for university research projects

December 8, 2009

The Alberta government announced Monday nearly $44 million from the Alberta Science and Research Investments Program for research projects at Athabasca U, uAlberta, uCalgary, and uLethbridge. For 2009, the program provides up to 40% of total project costs to 18 initiatives in priority areas of bioindustries, energy and the environment, and health. The projects will also receive $66 million from other sources, such as the federal government and private-sector partners. Since 2000, the program has awarded over $169 million to more than 100 research projects. Alberta News Release