Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

January 23, 2012 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada to Announce New Investment in Research

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2012) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce new investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Date: January 24, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m. (MST)
Location: National Institute of Nanotechnology
Taylor Seminar Room
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta

A photo opportunity will take place following the announcement and key spokespersons will be available for interviews. The event will conclude with a tour of the Oil Sands Molecular laboratory, led by Dr. Thomas Thundat.

Created by the Government of Canada in 1997, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) strives to build our nation's capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians through investments in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions.

Contact Information

  • Ryan Saxby Hill
    Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-943-5346 (office)
    613-294-6247 (mobile)

    Jay Jacobson
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)