Canada announces funding for postsecondary research infrastructure

November 10, 2020
The Government of Canada has announced that the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Exceptional Opportunities Fund will provide almost $28M in research infrastructure support to those researching COVID-19. 79 projects at 52 Canadian universities, research hospitals, colleges, polytechnics, and cégeps will receive support. Some of the projects supported by the fund include a project at Dalhousie University focused on advancing research related to COVID-19 vaccines, a project at Cégep André-Laurendeau in LaSalle developing social distancing monitoring technology, a project at University of Windsor focused on wastewater screenings, and a project at University of Calgary researching how COVID-19 affects blood vessels. Innovation (National)