Funded projects & results
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) supports the evolving needs of Canada’s universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions across all areas of research — from health and medicine, to the natural sciences and engineering, to the social sciences and humanities.
We demonstrate our commitment to informed decision making and public accountability by:
- Rewarding research excellence through on our rigorous and independent merit-review process that relies on experts from around the world
- Actively monitoring our performance and assessing our contribution to Canada’s research capacity
- Analyzing the outcomes and impacts of our investments in research infrastructure.
*This amount includes funding from the Infrastructure Operating Fund.
Innovating for the future
The CFI is a thought leader on some of the most important topics facing Canada’s research community
Northwest TerritoriesCan wind power the North?
Researchers at Aurora College’s Research Institute are using portable LiDAR scanners to help find the answer
OntarioRapid diagnostics: Nano discoveries and mega results
McMaster researcher Leyla Soleymani looks to the tiny world of nanotech to make some very big discoveries
Artist and curator, Tania Willard, of the Secwépemc Nation and Chantelle Richmond, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg researcher in Indigenous health and the environment, in conversation with the Right Honourable Paul Martin