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2016

Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity

Monday, November 7, 2016

Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition – Genomics and Precision Health. This Competition is anticipated to be formally launched in early 2017 with detailed guidelines and application forms available at that time. 

Government of Canada invests in new genomic applications projects

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Six new projects will use genomics to solve problems facing Canada’s forestry, health, agri-food and aquaculture sectors. 

October 11, 2016, Vancouver, B.C. – Canadians feel the impact of global challenges like climate change, disease, and increasing competition to sell to export markets. Genomics delivers new knowledge, tools and innovations that can be used to address these challenges, fueling productivity, growth and medical breakthroughs benefitting Canadians.

Government of Canada invests in new genomics “big data” research projects aimed at real-world challenges

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

“Big data” is of little value to society unless it can be analyzed, interpreted and applied toward improving our response to issues ranging from infectious disease outbreaks to managing food crops to support the growing world population. The Government of Canada recognizes the need to invest in research and partnerships that develop innovative approaches that will improve the well-being of Canadians and strengthen the middle class.

Genome Canada releases Annual Report 2015-2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016 – We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2015-2016 – Genomic innovation across Canada, across sectors

Science and innovation are at the heart of what we do at Genome Canada. The science, technology and translation of knowledge we support leads to new tools, products, processes, policies, ideas, enhances companies and creates jobs that contribute to Canada’s growth and prosperity. 

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