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June 23, 2014

In June 2014, the Canada Foundation for Innovation held a series of information sessions in order to seek input from institutions and communities in metropolitan centres across Canada on CFI’s cyber-infrastructure initiative.

The goal of these consultations was to gather as much feedback as possible to assist in the development of a draft Call for Proposals.

June 6, 2014

NIAGARA FALLS May 31, 2014 – Today, the CFI hosted a panel of experts - university researchers and their industry and municipal partners - who explained how their research collaborations are going a long way to help close Canada's "infrastructure gap." The value of current infrastructure relative to the value of infrastructure that is needed is wide and growing wider every day. Estimates for the cost to close this gap hover in the $100 billion range.

May 27, 2014

OTTAWA May 27, 2014 – Oh, the sounds of summer! In most Canadian cities, this includes the grinding, jack-hammering, ear-splitting noise of construction. Along with the hassle, residents must also bear the significant costs of replacing crumbling roads, sewers and bridges. But in labs across the country, researchers are working with cities to find high-tech — and cost-effective — solutions to their infrastructure woes.

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June 23, 2014

In June 2014, the Canada Foundation for Innovation held a series of information sessions in order to seek input from institutions and communities in metropolitan centres across Canada on CFI’s cyber-infrastructure initiative.

The goal of these consultations was to gather as much feedback as possible to assist in the development of a draft Call for Proposals.