April 14, 2014; Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced at McMaster University, in Hamilton, more than $30 million in funding for research infrastructure at 32 universities across the country. The Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund helps these academic institutions attract some of the world’s most talented researchers in a variety of disciplines. Awards will also go to institutions with researchers working in areas such as pharmacology, infectious disease and materials engineering. The funds will provide these researchers with advanced research tools that will help them expand Canada’s innovation capacity and contribute to the country’s economic success. Photo by Ron Scheffler for the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
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