September 15, 2006
You’d think that someone like me, who spends hours every week reading articles about science, would find the role of chairing the panel judging the entries in CFI’s...
September 15, 2006
The beginning of the modern-day relationship between science and the media could perhaps be traced to the headlines that turned Albert Einstein into a 20th century superstar in November, 1919.
November 17, 2014
When Vancouver-based Rayne Longboards wanted to build better skateboard accessories, they turned to the 3-D printing studios at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. In just one week, they were able...
February 9, 2013
Brothers and University of Alberta professors, Sean and Timothy Caulfield brought artists and researchers together to create “Perceptions of Promise: Biotechnology, Society and Art,” an...
April 16, 2013
When animated characters and live actors appear together on screen, their movements should be seamlessly synchronized. The same is true of 3-D cinema, which marries views from two precisely-...
October 29, 2016
Because of its unique status as a foundation entrusted with public money, the CFI attached paramount importance to operating in an economical, effective, and transparent manner, and to communicating...
April 11, 2016
Canada Foundation for Innovation
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Ottawa ON K1P 6L5
Phone: 613.947.6496Fax: 613.943.0923
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March 11, 2005
VICTORIA, March 11, 2005—Canadian institutions across the country have received a significant boost that will help them attract and retain 154 high-caliber researchers. The Canada...
November 5, 2010
The Canada Foundation for Innovation
Annual Public Meeting
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Guest speaker: Mr. Tom Jenkins
Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, Open Text Corporation,
February 1, 2002
Music presents the greatest challenge to scientists concerned with creating new ways of recording, transmitting, and reproducing sound. So what better way to develop new sound systems than to place...