BC invests $25M through knowledge development fund

August 16, 2021
The Government of British Columbia has announced a $25M investment into 34 postsecondary research projects that will help create jobs, protect biodiversity, and keep British Columbians healthy and safe. The BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) will be used for projects being undertaken at Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of British Columbia (Vancouver and Okanagan), and the University of Victoria. “By investing in technologically advanced equipment and buildings, BC institutions will be well-positioned to develop successful collaborations with industry and other partners,” said Anne Kang, BC Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training. BC (BC)