Genome Canada, WGRF Launch C$90M Genomics Initiative to Improve Food Safety and Sustainability | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome Canada said today it has teamed with the privately funded Western Grains Research Foundation to invest C$90 million (US$82.9 million) in research projects that will use an array of omics technologies to address global food sustainability, safety, and security.

Genome Canada said it will pump C$30 million the program and WGRF will provide C$5 million. Researchers involved in the initiative will be expected to find matching funds to reach a total of C$90 million.

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