Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Red River College meet prior to the College delivering specialized training in welding to select RCAF Aircraft Structures Technicians.
Selected candidates of the Royal Canadian Air Force started receiving specialized training in welding starting this February 5 thanks to a new contract awarded to Red River College.
“This is an exciting collaboration for us because we will be working directly with the Royal Canadian Air Force, which is consistent with our mandate to support workforce development for industry” said Oyedele Ola, Manager of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing (TACAM) at Red River College. Read More →
Companies in Western Canada’s hydrogen and fuel cell (HFC) industry will benefit from additional support to raise their global profile, generate industry growth and create jobs across Western Canada. Read More →
Natural Resources Canada have launched three new programs and are now accepting proposals.
Smart Grid Program
The Smart Grid Programs request for proposals is now open. To receive the Applicant Guide and Proposal Template, please visit the NRC website HERE.
Before you begin the process, please check the section on program eligibility in the Guide. The deadline to submit your proposal is March 4, 2018 at 23:59 EST.
Energy Efficient Buildings Research, Development and Demonstration
The Energy Efficient Buildings RD&D program aims to increase energy efficiency and address climate change by improving how our homes and buildings are designed, renovated, and constructed.
To receive the EOI Applicant Guide and Proposal Template, please visit the NRC website HERE.
Emerging Renewable Power Program
The Emerging Renewable Power Program (ERPP) was launched this January, 2018. The Program provides up to $200 million to expand the portfolio of commercially viable renewable energy sources available to provinces and territories as they work to reduce GHG emissions from their electricity sectors.
The program will provide up front support for renewable power projects using technologies that have not yet been commercially established in Canada at the utility scale, such as geothermal, tidal, and offshore wind.
Until February 11, ERPP is accepting expression of interest submissions. Visit the program website for more information HERE.
News Release HERE.
If you have specific questions about this program contact ERPP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Building Envelope Technology Access Centre (BETAC) team has partnered with the University of Manitoba and consulting firm Crosier Kilgour and Partners to develop a new thermal break, or barrier, to help reduce significant heat loss that occurs in high rise buildings with large concrete balconies.
“Commercial alternatives of thermal breaks are available but prohibitively expensive,” said researcher Dagmar Svecova in ResearchLIFE, a University of Manitoba magazine. Read More →
THE $200K CHALLENGE IS A GLOBAL COMPETITION FOR EARLY-STAGE MEDICAL DEVICE AND BIOTECH STARTUPS.
The goal of the $200K Challenge is to identify the most promising innovations that will move the needle in healthcare.
They will be presented to a group of experts – industry partners, investors, product development experts, regulatory and quality experts, and medical, academic and business experts.
Project deadline: February 19, 2018
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The growing Culinary Research & Innovation (CRI) team at Red River College supports food production firms by working on recipe development, research trials, and other partnership opportunities. This work is conducted by a core CRI team and rotating cast of co-op students with culinary experience that spans the globe. Read More →
Research Improvements Through Harmonization in Manitoba (RITHiM) was established to improve the coordination and efficiency of the research administrative and regulatory processes and to promote Manitoba as an attractive province to invest in and undertake clinical and data intensive research. Read More →
If you’re an advertising or marketing professional age 30 and under, register with a partner to compete in the Canadian Young Lions Competition! Read More →
Energy Mapping Hackathon & Postsecondary Student Career Development Session
QUEST- Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow and Student Energy, in collaboration with Natural Resources Canada, are holding a hands-on energy mapping hackathon and student career development session at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel on Wednesday, January 24 from 3:00 – 7:30 pm. Read More →