FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2015) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, will announce investments in support of innovative research for local universities.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Holder will join university researchers for a tour of a lab in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Media are invited to join the tour.

Date: February 10, 2015
Time: Tour at 10:00 am
Announcement at 10:30
Location: University of New Brunswick
Head Hall, Lobby
15 Dineen Drive Fredericton, New Brunswick

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