Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation

January 15, 2013 10:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2013) - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce new investments in research infrastructure at universities and hospitals across Canada.

Date: January 15, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m. (P.S.T.)
Location: TASC 2 Atrium, 7000 level
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC

A photo opportunity will take place following the announcement and key spokespeople will be available for interviews. The event will conclude with a tour of 4D LABS, a world-class nano-materials research facility at Simon Fraser University.

About the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The Canada Foundation for Innovation gives researchers the tools they need to think big and innovate. By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in Canada's universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions, the CFI is helping to attract and retain the world's top talent, to train the next generation of researchers, to support private-sector innovation and to create high-quality jobs that strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians. For more information, visit www.innovation.ca.

Contact Information

  • Ryan Saxby Hill
    Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-943-5346
    613-294-6247 (mobile)
    ryansaxbyhill@innovation.ca

    Michele-Jamali Paquette
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-947-2956