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.
In the pages of this report, you will find illustrations of the incredible genomics work taking place across Canada, which is spurring innovation– from cleaner vehicles to sustainable Arctic fisheries to more accurate oil exploration and better disease screening.
It was a fruitful year in which we celebrated our 15-year anniversary and the advances in genomic discovery and applications witnessed since our inception. We continue to believe, as we did in 2000, that genomics could be the world’s greatest promise to help address some of Canada and the world’s most pressing societal issues.
We remain appreciative of the Government of Canada for its continued support and leadership, which makes these achievements possible. And we benefit from an ongoing fruitful collaboration with provincial governments through Canada’s six regional Genome Centres, as well as with our many co-funding partners from the private and not-for-profit sectors. Last, but certainly not least, we applaud all the exceptional genomic scientists, whose hard work and dedication is improving the lives of Canadians.