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$147M supports 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs


Ottawa, ON – The federal government has announced 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 36 postsecondary institutions across the country.

A total of $139 million funding is being provided, with an additional $7.6 million in infrastructure support provided by the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

“Whether working to improve treatments for leukemia, promote healthy aging or develop a new generation of high-performance materials, top researchers rely on leading-edge infrastructure to make advances that benefit Canadians,” said Dr. Gilles Patry, president and CEO, Canada Foundation for Innovation. “By supporting the Canada Research Chairs Program, the Canada Foundation for Innovation is helping Canada maintain its reputation as a strong magnet that attracts and retains top research talent from around the globe.”

A full list of the chairholders is available here.