Canada announces $14.5M in NFRF funding for innovative research

June 2, 2021
The Government of Canada has announced that it is providing $14.5M in funding through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2020 Exploration competition to 117 high-risk, high-reward interdisciplinary research projects. The funding supports projects in social, cultural, economic, health-related, or technological areas that use new perspectives and innovative methods to solve problems. “Research that takes great risks advances the way we think about the issues that impact Canadians,” said François-Philippe Champagne, Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. “The Government of Canada is supporting researchers who are exploring bold new directions that could change lives and position Canada at the forefront of global research and innovation.” NewsWire | Canada | SSHRC-CRSH (Recipients) (Canada)