Canada invests more than $30 million in research infrastructure

April 15, 2014

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) today announced more than $30.4 million of funding for 32 Canadian universities. $23.4 million of the funding will be directed toward tools and infrastructure investments while the remaining $7 million will support associated operational costs. Recipients include researchers working in pharmacology, infectious disease, and materials engineering. “Universities are at the heart of discovery and innovation in Canada,” said Gilles Patry, President of the CFI. “These investments in state-of-the-art research tools and infrastructure will equip university researchers to develop new ideas and knowledge, find new treatments to make Canadians healthier, and generate discoveries that will make businesses more competitive.” This news follows the recent announcement of $88 million for 102 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs. CFI News Release