The Short Report – November 23, 2022: $1.2 billion for Oceans Protection Plan projects; Ontario’s AI sector growing; Attabotics raises US$71 million; feds failing on cybersecurity risks; and more
Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The Short Report – November 22, 2022: Feds order Chinese divestment in critical minerals; new cybersecurity task force; Canada in top 15 “talent competitive” countries, open science awards, and more
The Short Report – November 2, 2022: National Women’s Health Research Initiative launched; Ted Rogers Centre for Health Research receives $90 million; VC funding declines across Canadian ecosystems; Gairdner Award winners feted; and more
A big expansion for Nokia with support from all levels of government; CIHR invests in a pan-Canadian network to lead oral health research, biomanufacturing training site CASTL officially opens, and more.
Ontario funding to support hundreds of research projects; the country’s first interdisciplinary training network in perinatal research on medications, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s U of T visit to discuss the rise of artificial intelligence.
B.C. and Alberta’s SPOR units secure additional funding; a federal task force releases its analysis of flood insurance solutions, Dr. Suzanne Fortier’s tenure at McGill draws to a close, and more.
As disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across he country, new federal support is expected to extend the operating life of the Canadian Lyme Disease Research Network, which was originally set to end this year.
Next generation researchers advocate for increased pay on Parliament Hill, an R&D collaboration assesses the potential of using hydrogen to decarbonize Canadian rail, the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories launches competition with Campus Alberta Neuroscience, and more.
CAMH receives first CIHR grant to study psilocybin and its effect on treatment-resistant depression; Toronto-based C6 Launch Systems prepares for its first suborbital test at a foreign spaceport through its Brazilian subsidiary, Ottawa makes $40 million available for projects that deliver business supports for women entrepreneurs, and more.
A new term for Dr. Mona Nemer; U of T’s response to monkeypox outbreak paves the way for collaborations with Canadian and international groups, a rebound in Canadian angel investment stats, and more.