Canada First Research Excellence Fund

Canada First Research Excellence Fund

September 02, 2016 07:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announces Recipients of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund

Attention: Assignment Editors (Education, Energy, Science)

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the recipients of the second competition of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) during an official ceremony at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC).

There will be media availability and photo opportunities following the announcement.

DATE: September 6, 2016
TIME: Announcement - 9:45 a.m. (Eastern)
Main Atrium, Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (main campus) University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo ON

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Contact Information

  • Michael Adams
    Communications Advisor
    Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program
    Cell: 613-219-7523

    Veronique Perron
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Science

    Tobi Day-Hamilton
    Associate Director, Communications and Strategic Initiatives
    Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC)
    University of Waterloo
    519-888-4422 ext. 84422