New funds for state-of-the-art research infrastructure will boost research capacity of 37 universities across Canada

February 18, 2015 - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced more than $35 million in research infrastructure funding for universities across the country where scientists are pushing the boundaries of knowledge in areas as diverse as breast cancer prevention, Arctic science and intelligent drone technology.

The investment was made through the Canada Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund, a fund designed to help universities attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world by equipping them with cutting-edge research infrastructure.

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