Canada's $580M in New Grants Include Numerous 'Omics Programs | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canada Foundation for Innovation has granted over C$665 million ($576.8 million) for new grants and infrastructure at dozens of Canadian research institutes, the foundation said last week.

The government funding will support a wide range of research, including biomedical and biotechnology studies involving genomics, molecular imaging, proteomics, and other areas. A large portion of the grants went to fund projects in the physical sciences, energy technologies, and other fields.

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