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Innovation Impacts

Canada’s innovative team approach to research has paid major dividends ever since the creation of the pioneering Networks of Centres of Excellence program in 1989. Knowledge translated into results through the suite of NCE programs creates high-paying jobs, more competitive industries, increased productivity, better health care, sustainable development... the list goes on. Read about some of the NCE’s world-class innovation impacts in this section.

Recent Stories

Giving older adults and their caregivers a voice in research
Giving older adults and their caregivers a voice in research
Jim Mann is one of more than 747,000 Canadians living with Alzheimerís or another dementia, but donít ask him what new technologies would make his life easier and safer. Read more.
Cells... in a box
Cells... in a box
Itís like magic Ė insert a cancer patientís blood cells in one end and out the other end come T-cells adapted for cell therapy. Read more.
Micro camera sees through smoke, fog and darkness
Micro camera sees through smoke, fog and darkness
Firefighters entering a burning building, and search and rescue teams at sea will be among the first to benefit from a new military-grade technology that uses infrared light to see through smoke, fog and even the dark of night. Read more.
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