uOttawa breaks ground on Advanced Research Complex

September 26, 2012

On Tuesday the University of Ottawa held a ground-breaking ceremony for its Advanced Research Complex (ARC), taking the next step in becoming the country's science and engineering powerhouse. The ARC will be home to 2 separate research efforts -- the revamped uOttawa Centre for Advanced Photonics and a cluster of state-of-the-art geoscience laboratories. Through the Canada Foundation for Innovation's New Initiatives Fund and Leading Edge Fund, the federal government is contributing $5.5 million toward the ARC's construction. An additional $7.2 million will go toward state-of-the-art equipment for 2 labs. uOttawa News Release