Canada invests over $19M in environmental sustainability, health innovation research

The Government of Canada has announced new investments into research projects that are focused on environmental sustainability, health innovation, cybersecurity, and other priority areas. Over $19M has been provided through the National Research Council of Canada to researchers at universities such as the University of New Brunswick, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Waterloo, and Memorial University. The funding will support projects such as the creation of an improved training simulator for ship operators, a review of transit systems and how they serve the aging population, and deep learning algorithms that will improve forest management practices. Canada also announced $815K in funding for the Smart Grid Innovation Network Canada (SGIN), which is working with members such as the University of New Brunswick to support Canada’s clean energy transmission. Canada| Newswire Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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