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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.

Since 1997, Government of Canada investments have enabled CFI awards of

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billion for

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projects at

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research institutions in

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municipalities across Canada.

*This amount includes funding from the Infrastructure Operating Fund.

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Funded projects

Explore our interactive dashboard to learn more about funded projects by province, institution or research topic

Innovating for the future

The CFI is a thought leader on some of the most important topics facing Canada’s research community
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Find the facilities, equipment and expertise to meet your research and innovation needs by using the Research Facilities Navigator