La FCI investit 8 million $ en infrastructure pour les chaires de recherche du Canada

2 décembre 2016

OTTAWA (ONTARIO) ‒ Le Gouvernement du Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui un financement important pour les titulaires de chaires de recherche du Canada, y compris des sommes destinées à l’acquisition d’équipement de pointe. 

Ces investissements soutiendront la recherche de 203 nouvelles et existantes titulaires de chaires. La Fondation canadienne pour l’innovation (FCI) octroie plus de 8 millions de dollars en financement d’infrastructure de recherche à 49 de ces titulaires de chaires de recherche du Canada dans 26 universités au pays. Ce financement fait partie d’un investissement total de 164 millions de dollars du gouvernement du Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui à The University of Toronto par l’honorable Kirsty Duncan, ministre des Sciences.

LIRE : Communiqué de presse des Chaires de recherche du Canada

Chaque année, le Programme de Chaires de recherche du Canada investit quelque 265 millions de dollars afin d’attirer et de retenir certains des chercheurs les plus accomplis et prometteurs du monde. Les titulaires de chaire sont reconnus pour leur excellence en recherche dans les domaines des sciences naturelles, du génie, des sciences de la santé et des sciences humaines.

Fonds des leaders John-R.-Evans

Financement de l’infrastructure liée à une Chaire de recherche du Canada

Établissement

Projets appuyés

British Columbia Institute of Technology

1

Dalhousie University

2

École Polytechnique de Montréal

1

HEC Montréal

1

Lakehead University

1

McGill University

3

McMaster University

2

Mount Allison University

1

Saint Mary’s University

2

Thompson Rivers University

3

Université de Montréal

2

Université de Sherbrooke

1

Université du Québec à chicoutimi

1

Université du Québec à Montréal

1

Université du Québec à Rimouski

2

Université Laval

2

University of British Columbia (The)

4

University of Guelph

2

University of Lethbridge

1

University of New Brunswick

1

University of Ottawa

1

University of Saskatchewan

1

University of the Fraser Valley

1

University of Toronto

8

University of Waterloo

3

University of Western Ontario (The)

1

Total  26  établissements

49

Liste des projets appuyés par établissement


Chaire de recherche

Titre du projet

Contribution maximale
de la FCI

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Borisoff, Jaimie

Rehabilitation Engineering Design Laboratory Equipment

$200,000

Total

1

$200,000

Dalhousie University

Buchwald, Carolyn

Building Experimental Systems to Determine Stable Isotope Systematics within the Nitrogen Cycle

$125,000

Langille, Morgan

Integrating, Classifying, and Inferring the Human Microbiome

$124,938

Total

2

$249,938

École Polytechnique de Montréal

Kéna-Cohen, Stéphane

Fabrication and Spectroscopic Tools for Molecular Photonics

$98,500

Total

1

$98,500

HEC Montréal

Coviello, Decio

Public Goods Lab

$132,900

Total

1

$132,900

Lakehead University

Levkoe, Charles

Centre for Food Systems Studies

$49,337

Total

1

$49,337

McGill University 

Amabili, Marco

Vibrations and Fluid-Structure Interaction

$200,000

Geitmann, Anja

Platform for High Resolution and Live Cell Imaging in Plant Development

$200,000

Weinberg, Anna

Neural Markers of Risk for Anxiety and Depression

$60,000

Total

3

$460,000

McMaster University

Valliant, John

Molecular Imaging Probe Discovery Laboratory

$400,000

Verdu, Elena

Role of Intestinal Microbiota in Food Sensitivity

$176,145

Total

2

$576,145

Mount Allison University

Finkel, Zoe

Mount Allison University Phytoplankton Culture Facility

$115,580

Total

1

$115,580

Saint Mary’s University

Brosseau, Christa

Sustainable Nanomaterials for Advanced Sensing and Energy Applications

$121,970

Ventura, Gregory

Multi-Molecular Characterization of Complex Organic Matrices for the Detection of Geological Processes

$184,380

Total

2

$306,350

Thompson Rivers University

Johnson, Shelly

Centre for Indigenizing Higher Education

$28,934

Nec, Yana

CRC Tier II in Applied Mathematics and Optimisation

$75,000

Price, Heather

Children and the Law Laboratory

$72,692

Total

3

$176,626

Université de Montréal

Lacaille, Jean-Claude

Facility for Integrated Electrophysiological, Imaging, Optogenetic and Behavioral Studies

$123,432

Pechmann, Sebastian

Understanding Protein Homeostasis at the Systems Level

$96,921

Total

2

$220,353

Université de Sherbrooke

Claverie, Jerome

Infrastructure pour le développement de matériaux organiques innovants

$300,000

Total

1

$300,000

Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Rautio, Milla

Infrastructure for Boreal and Polar Aquatic Research

$104,200

Total

1

$104,200

Université du Québec à Montréal

Jenabian, Mohammad-Ali

The Role of Regulatory T Cells in HIV Infection and Mucosal Immunity

$92,000

Total

1

$92,000

Université du Québec à Rimouski

La Charité, Claude

Bibliothèques, ateliers d'écriture et géopoétique de l'estuaire et du golfe Saint-Laurent

$82,129

Robert, Dominique

Infrastructure pour la Chaire de recherche du Canada en écologie halieutique

$126,165

Total

2

$208,294

Université Laval

Creech, Andrea

Mobile Laboratory for Research in Music in Community

$107,012

Fradet-Turcotte, Amélie

Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Genomic Instability

$119,972

Total

2

$226,984

University of British Columbia (The)

Ainslie, Philip

Integrative Cerebrovascular Physiology Laboratory

$110,000

Hamlin, Kiley

Attention and Psychophysiology Measurement Equipment

$51,600

Haney, Cara

Identification of Host and Bacterial Genes Required for Plant-Microbiome Interactions

$144,000

Johnson, Mark

Advancing Research in Ecohydrology Through Analysis of Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes of CO2

$30,000

Total

4

$335,600

University of Guelph

Rice, Carla

Project Re•Vision: Mobilizing New Meanings of Difference

$31,788

Rogers , Michael

Simulating Digestion for Food Nanotechnology Assessment

$198,000

Total

2

$229,788

University of Lethbridge

Wiseman, Steven

Establishment of a Mechanistic Toxicology Facility

$121,557

Total

1

$121,557

University of New Brunswick

Ghorbani, Ali-Akbar

Intelligence-driven Cybersecurity Tools and Techniques

$125,000

Total

1

$125,000

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa

Chen, Simon

Fast Two-Photon Resonance Microscope System for Advanced In Vivo Imaging of Brain Plasticity in Awake and Behaving Mice

$372,011

Total

1

$372,011

University of Saskatchewan

Price, Eric

Radiopharmaceuticals for Imaging and Treating Cancer and Bacterial Infections

$125,000

Total

1

$125,000

University of the Fraser Valley

Newman, Lenore

Agricultural Applications of Remote Aerial Sensing

$35,400

Total

1

$35,400

University of Toronto 

Andreazza, Ana

Creation of a Laboratory to Study Redox Modulations in Mood Disorders

$124,995

Bonin, Robert

Establishment of a Sensory Neuroplasticity Platform at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Toronto

$159,348

Gingras, Anne-Claude

Functional Proteomics

$399,980

Goldstein, Abby

Preventing Risk and Promoting Well-Being in Emerging Adulthood

$207,626

Kerman, Kagan

Tissue Culture Facility for Bioanalytical Sensors

$48,078

Pardee, Keith

Synthetic Biology in Human Health

$160,000

Treanor, Bebhinn

Spatially-Resolved Biochemistry

$50,000

Vutha, Amar

Precision Physics with Atoms and Molecules

$280,000

Total

8

$1,430,027

University of Waterloo

Craig, James

Computing Infrastructure to Support the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Modelling and Analysis

$50,000

Li, Ming

Deep Learning Facilities

$120,000

Roy, Pierre-Nicholas

Quantum Dynamics of Confined Molecules

$25,000

Total

3

$195,000

University of Western Ontario (The)

Kramer, Jamie

Epigenetic Regulation of Learning and Memory

$193,280

Total

1

$193,280

TOTAL

49 projets

6 679 870 $

 NOTER : Dans le cadre de cette annonce, la FCI a attribué 2 003 961 $ additionnels à même le Fonds d’exploitation des infrastructures, un programme qui aide les établissements bénéficiaires à faire face aux coûts d’exploitation et de maintenance découlant de leurs nouvelles infrastructures.