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New infrastructure program invests in innovation and sustainable growth at Canadian post-secondary institutions

April 6, 2016 – The Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, today announced that the Government of Canada will launch the application process for a $2-billion fund that will improve research and innovation infrastructure at universities and colleges across the country.

“Canada’s colleges and institutes welcome these important investments in post-secondary infrastructure. The projects that colleges and institutes undertake will strengthen the research and innovation resources available to businesses and organizations, provide students with opportunities to increase their innovation skills, and enhance the environmental sustainability of campuses and facilities across the country”, said CICan President and CEO, Denise Amyot.

For more information, read the Government of Canada News Release.

Colleges and institutes can apply online at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.