Major Science Initiatives Fund
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Explore the 19 extraordinary research facilities currently funded through the MSIF.
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Stories of research facilities supported through the Major Science Initiatives Fund
OntarioSummoning the storm, at the Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment Research Facility
By simulating intense winds and weather, a research facility at Western University tests how buildings will hold up under catastrophic conditions
Saskatchewan,OntarioMounting an early warning system for Canada’s looming water crisis, through the Global Water Futures Observatories
A network of observation systems across the country’s freshwater basins provides urgently needed data to help ward off the devastating impacts of floods, droughts and other water crises plaguing Canada
Alberta,Quebec,Ontario,British ColumbiaTweaking biology for health and biotech solutions, at GlycoNet Integrated Services
A pan-Canadian network of over 170 researchers brings together the country’s expertise in the field of glycomics to create solutions in medicine and other bio-based industries