Canada Foundation for Innovation



Canada Foundation for Innovation

January 08, 2014 10:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 8, 2014) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and representatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, will announce investments in research infrastructure at universities across Canada.

Date: January 8, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: TASC 2 Atrium, 7000 level
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC

About the Canada Foundation for Innovation

The CFI 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 innovation.ca.

Contact Information

  • Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Greg Rickford
    Minister of State (Science and Technology, and Federal
    Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario)
    613-943-6177

    Michael Bhardwaj
    Media Relations
    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    613-943-5346 (office)
    613-222-1910 (mobile)
    Michael.bhardwaj@innovation.ca