Ten newly-opened research facilities

A compilation of photos showing seven different lab spaces: two exterior facility shots, and five images inside labs or research spaces.

Ten newly-opened research facilities

Introducing some of the state-of-the-art research facilities that have opened across the country in recent months
March 30, 2015

Every year across the country, ribbons are cut as labs funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) officially open their doors. Here’s a look back at ten CFI-funded labs that have recently opened.

Wired for sound, and more

The LIVELab at McMaster University will give researchers new insights into what happens in our minds and bodies when we make and listen to music

Opened September 23, 2014

How to build an ARC

The University of Ottawa’s new Advanced Research Complex is a powerhouse of photonics and geosciences research

Opened September 30, 2014

Animal-feed aficionados

The University of Saskatchewan’s Canadian Feed Research Centre will make meat, dairy and egg production safer for consumers and more profitable for livestock and grain farmers

Opened October 24, 2014

Beam it up: newest addition to Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics completed

The Advanced Rare Isotope Laboratory — the flagship facility of TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics — will allow scientists to push the limits of subatomic physics, new materials design and novel medical isotope development

Opened November 7, 2014

New research labs help food and beverage businesses stay fresh

Four new laboratories at the Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre at Niagara College aim to give a leg up to Canada’s food and beverage industry

Opened November 12, 2014

The future of manufacturing is adding up

Mohawk College’s new Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre is introducing students and industry to a transformation in the way we make things

Opened January 16, 2015

Better building through research

Algonquin College’s Construction Research Centre is a cutting-edge research facility built to solve everyday challenges faced by the construction industry

Opened January 30, 2015

Research institute puts Canada at the forefront of health care

To forge the future of health care, new facilities at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre are helping to close the gaps between biomedical research, clinical medicine and population health

Opened February 2, 2015

Smarter, cheaper and local manufacturing for SMEs

New Conestoga College centre will help businesses cut costs on the test bed

Opened March 3, 2015

Rethinking waste water

The University of Calgary is partnering with its home city to make drinking water safer through next-generation wastewater treatment systems

Opened March 17, 2015