The CFI releases new guidance on research security

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Today, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) published its new guidance on research security to support its commitment to providing the Canadian research community with current, relevant information and best practices to mitigate security risks to safeguard research.

This new online material provides up-to-date guidance for institutions on the CFI’s implementation of research security measures related to the Government of Canada’s: 

Researchers and research administrators can now access the CFI’s procedures, resources (including its attestation form) and frequently asked questions about its research security requirements.

The CFI is dedicated to continuing our commitment to open science, international collaboration, and equity, diversity and inclusion while supporting the community to safeguard Canada’s research.

Please contact [at] (research[dot]security[at]innovation[dot]ca) with any questions.

To learn more about the implementation of research security measures by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, please consult the Tri-Agency Guidance on Research Security.