Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

June 17, 2009 17:28 ET

Media Advisory/Canada Foundation for Innovation: Major Investment for Research Infrastructure Across Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - On June 18, Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, will announce a major investment in cutting-edge infrastructure that will benefit researchers across Canada.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event.



Date: June 18, 2009
Time: 11: 30 am (EST)
Location: University of Ottawa
Atrium, BioSciences Complex
30 Marie Curie
Ottawa, Ontario


Following the announcement there will be a photo opportunity, lab tour and media availability.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is an independent corporation created by the Government of Canada to fund research infrastructure. The CFI's mandate is to strengthen the capacity of Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals, and non-profit research institutions to carry out world-class research and technology development that benefits Canadians.

Contact Information

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation
    Yves Melanson
    Coordinator, Media Relations
    613-996-3160
    Cell.: 613-447-1723
    or
    Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Pema Lhalungpa
    Press Secretary
    613-995-9001
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    613-943-2502