CFI practices deemed "world's best"

March 25, 2010

The Canada Foundation for Innovation is the most successful research funding organization of its kind worldwide, according to a new international review panel report. The panel observes that for over a decade, the CFI has been a key player in rebuilding the country's status as a destination of choice for research talent and collaboration. The report states the CFI's foundation model gives it the autonomy and flexibility needed to promote excellence through rigorous funding competitions. The organization's programs and processes, the report notes, "involve world's best practices that are worthy of emulation." CFI News Release