NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government has invested C$19 million (US$19.3 million) in new collaborative research projects to develop a range of biomedical technologies including tools to advance microfluidics, mass spectrometry, and drug screening.

The interdisciplinary Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) grants are funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and will support 37 total projects at universities and their private-sector partners across the country.

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