Genomics is fuelling innovations across many sectors of importance to Canadians. Investing in transformative genomics-based technologies and ideas will help tackle some of Canada’s toughest challenges, create new market opportunities and spur job growth.
$110 million investment in projects look to mitigate the effects of climate change on forestry and fisheries, protect the Arctic, and support polar bears and other wildlife.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is considered a global threat with significant implications for human health, livestock and the environment.
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.
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.
“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.
ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATIONAL DONORS, NON-PROFIT COLLABORATORS, PHILANTHROPISTS, AND GENERAL PUBLIC JOIN FORCES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT FIFTH “ROADBLOCK” TELECAST, EXECUTIVE-PRODUCED BY BRADLEY COOPER AND AWARD-WINNING TEAM AT DONE + DUSTED
The Génome Québec Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Coderre as the organization’s new President and CEO.
Stand Up To Cancer’s Live Broadcast on September 9 to Feature Special Performances by Canadian Superstar Celine Dion and Keith Urban with Little Big Town
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.