REMINDER/Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore to announce research infrastructure funding for Canadian universities and colleges

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada Foundation for Innovation

On behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore will announce major funding in support of science and research in Canada through the John R. Evans Fund (JELF) and College-Industry Innovation Fund (CIIF). This announcement will highlight the Government of Canada’s recognition that the Canadian academic community is crucial in driving innovation, enriching Canadian society, helping grow our economy and fostering the next generation of leading experts.

Parliamentary Secretary Fillmore will also be joined in a fireside chat by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s President and CEO, Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte, as well as Dr. Kerry Black from the University of Calgary and Mr. Valério Izquierdo from Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe.

Date: February 22, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: Virtual (click here)

For more information:

Benoît Clément
Media Relations and
Social Media Specialist
Canada Foundation for Innovation
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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada