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Montrealer sets world record for furthest flight by a hoverboard

MONTREAL – Travelling the country’s lakes and rivers in a canoe is an iconic Canadian pastime but Alexandru Duru just might change all that with his new Guinness World Record-breaking hovercraft. 530 more words


Four lessons from an amazing site visit

A joint site visit to the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) by four granting agencies representing four different governments, happened on April 16 and 17. Eight officials from the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Canada’s Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Mexico’s CONACyT, and Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education, accompanied… 872 more words


Why Canada’s research granting councils mean so little to this government’s agenda

NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR, Canada’s main granting agencies in support of university research are not doing well. Their total absence from Budget 2015 is only one of many symptoms indicating how tired they are. 1,224 more words

R&D Policy

WUSTL, the waitlist and political issues

Even though I have already committed to Minnesota, I feel like I still have to carry what outstanding waitlists I may have through to the end, one of which being Washington University in St. 549 more words


In the news: Government of Canada invests $2.3M in Mohawk College's Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre

The Government of Canada announced a $2.3 million investment earlier this week in Mohawk’s Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Resource Council (NSERC) grant is the third that Mohawk has received and to date the Government of Canada has invested $11.5 million to support applied research projects with industry partners. 7 more words

Media Release: Government of Canada supports colleges and local businesses with new applied research partnerships

News Release
For Immediate Release

Government of Canada Supports Colleges and Local Businesses with new applied research partnerships
New applied research partnerships between colleges and local businesses will bolster entrepreneurship… 992 more words

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Sheridan College Hosts Innovation Forum

Last month HalTech, Sheridan College and the Oakville Economic Development Centre in partnership with Public Works, Government Services Canada, and the Office of SME’s hosted an Innovation Information Forum that took place at Sheridan’s Oakville Campus. 640 more words