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Applied Research Tools and Instruments (ARTI) Grant Deadline Nov. 1

September 19, 2017 • Written by

Applied Research Tools and Instruments (ARTI) Grants are offered through the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program, which is managed by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

The objective of the ARTI Grants is to support the purchase of research equipment and installations to foster and enhance the capacity of colleges to undertake applied research, innovation and training in collaboration with local companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Read More →

Applied Research and Development Grant Information

September 19, 2017 • Written by

Applied Research and Development (ARD) Grants are offered through the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program, which is managed by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

These ARD Grants are intended to provide companies that operate from a Canadian base access to the unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities available at Canadian colleges and to train students in essential technical skills required by companies. The mutually beneficial collaborations are expected to result in economic benefits to the company and/or Canada. Read More →

Red River College forges ahead with new Innovation Centre

September 19, 2017 • Written by

Winnipeg Free Press business reporter Martin Cash recently published an article about our incoming Innovation Centre, a $95 million building project currently in its design stages.

“Less than five months after Red River College initially announced plans to build a $95 million Innovation Centre just north of its Princess Street campus, site preparations for the building are already underway,” Cash wrote.

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NSERC Social Innovation Fund Deadline Dec. 1

September 18, 2017 • Written by

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) have announced that, following the success of the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) program, the federal 2017 budget provided an additional $10 million over two years beginning in 2017-18 to continue this initiative.

The deadline for submitting applications is December 1, 2017.

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The Redemption of the Canadian Soul: More Lessons from the Avro Arrow

September 13, 2017 • Written by

Source: Canadian Air & Space Museum.

Arden Henley is President of the Board of Directors at the Green Technology Education Centre. This piece was originally published as a GTEC blog on August 13, 2017.

Can you imagine the utter foolishness of a country that would fund, design and manufacture a world class, supersonic jet and, then, order its destruction? This is the story of Canada in the 1950’s and the Avro Arrow, the supersonic fighter jet. It is still regarded over half a century later as advanced in design and having had the potential to propel Canada to the forefront in military aviation.

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AUTM 2017 Western Region Meeting

August 28, 2017 • Written by

This October, the Association of University Technology Managers is hosting its 2017 Western Region Meeting at the Santa Clara Marriott located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Experience excellent content on hot topics, engaging panelists, networking and friendly conversation. This meeting will focus on collaboration, technology commercialization and much more.

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