Canada invests in research at McMaster, U of T, SFU, UBC

The Government of Canada recently announced major investments through the Healthy Canadians and Communities Fund (HCCF) and PacifiCan’s Regional Quantum Initiative (RQI) fund. 1QBit, Simon Fraser University, and University of British Columbia have received a combined $11M through the RQI. Each organization will use the funds to pursue projects related to quantum technology. Meanwhile, research projects conducted by the Canadian Cancer Society, McMaster University, and the University of Toronto have received $9.5M through the HCCF fund. The funded projects are focused on decreasing smoking and supporting healthy living in at-risk populations.

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