HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 27, 2014) - Mr. David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce investments in support of innovative research for local universities to bridge the gap between research and markets.

After the announcement, MP Sweet will join Dr. Paulin Coulibaly for a tour of the McMaster Water Resources and Hydrologic Modeling Lab. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Time: Announcement at 1:00 p.m.
Tour at 1:30 p.m.
Location: McMaster University
The University Club, West Room
Alumni Memorial Hall - Building 8
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario

Contact Information:

Scott French
Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs
Office of the Honourable Ed Holder
Minister of State (Science and Technology)
343-291-2700

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
613-943-7618
media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca