Ottawa, Manitoba invest $7 million in uWinnipeg's CREATE project

January 18, 2010

The federal and Manitoba governments are investing a total of $7 million towards 34 research and teaching labs as part of the new UWin CREATE -- the University of Winnipeg Commercialization Research and Education Alliance for Science, Technology and the Environment. In a boost to UWin CREATE's research and teaching capabilities, Cisco Systems Inc. is providing a $2-million endowment to the institution for the Cisco Chair for Collaborative Technologies. The company is also donating a 2-endpoint Cisco TelePresence virtual meeting system to uWinnipeg, to be used for distance education and for researchers to collaborate across Canada and around the world. Manitoba News Release | Winnipeg Free Press