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Research builds communities

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is a non-profit corporation that invests in research infrastructure at Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions.

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For a more prosperous and sustainable Canada: Participate now!

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is developing a new strategic plan for 2023-28. Learn more about the themes and how you can share your ideas.

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Youth and research: a promising future

The CFI, in partnership with Acfas, worked with national polling firm Ipsos to shed light on the attitudes 18-24-year-old Canadians have toward science.

Vaccination consteRNAtion

Anna Blakney wants to share with the world the power and potential of messenger RNA vaccines
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Celebrating 25 years of investing in transformative research across Canada

Canada Foundation for Innovation marks a quarter century of funding the state-of-the-art research labs and facilities researchers need to build a promising future for Canada
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Connect with a research partner

Find the facilities, equipment and expertise to meet your research and innovation needs by using the Research Facilities Navigator database