Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

November 14, 2007 15:06 ET

Media Advisory/Canada Foundation for Innovation: Creating a Knowledge Advantage for Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2007) - On Thursday, November 15, 2007, the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), will join Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the CFI, in Ottawa to announce a new investment for cutting-edge research infrastructure at universities and colleges across Canada.

Date: November 15, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. EST
Location: Parliament Hill
Room 238-S
Centre Block

Please arrive by 9:30 a.m. to allow sufficient time for security screening.

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.

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