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2010 Competition for Science and Technology Innovation Centre Operations Support

As part of its commitment to leading-edge research, Genome Canada supported a number of Science and Technology Innovation Centres across Canada. (As of fiscal year 2014-2015 the Science and Technology Innovation Centre model was replaced with the Genomics Innovation Network.). These Centres provided researchers with access to cutting-edge technologies such as DNA sequencing, RNA expression analysis, protein identification, metabolite analysis, bioinformatics and large-scale data analysis, as well as access to new methods and protocols.

Genome Canada provided approximately $24 million in funding to the Science and Technology Innovation Centres from 2010 to 2011, and another $28.6 million in renewed funding for five Centres from 2013 to 2014.