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Letter of Intent (LOI) Results

2009 Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Competition for New Networks

The NCE Secretariat is pleased to announce the results of the Letter of Intent phase of the 2009 NCE Competition for New Networks.

The NCE Steering Committee has accepted the recommendation of the NCE Selection Committee. Out of 38 eligible Letters of Intent received, the Steering Committee invited the following 10 proposed new NCE Networks (listed in alphabetical order) to submit Full Applications:

10 networks proposed
NCE Title S&T Priority Area STIC Sub-priority
Host Institution Applicant
Canadian Biofuel and Biorefinery Network (CBBN) Natural resources and energy Biofuels,fuel cells and nuclear energy McGill University Dr. Donald Smith
Carbon Management Canada (CMC) Environmental science and technologies Cleanermethods of extracting, processing and using hydrocarbon fuels, includingreduced consumption of these fuels University of Calgary Dr. Stephen Larter
Care of Older adults with Acutely Compromised Health Network (COACHnet) Healthand related life sciences and technologies Health in an aging population University of British Columbia Dr. Janet McElhaney
Graphics, Animation and New Media Canada (GRAND) Informationand Communication Technology Newmedia, animation, and games University of BritishColumbia Dr. Kellogg Booth
NeuroDevNet (NeuroDevNet) Healthand related life sciences and technologies Neuroscience University of British Columbia Dr. Daniel Goldowitz
Network of University Research for Canadian Leadership in Nuclear Energy Utilization and Sustainability (NUCLEUS) Natural resources and energy Biofuels, fuel cells and nuclear energy McMaster University Dr. John Luxat
Pervasive Infrastructure, Service and Applications (PISA) Information and Communication Technology Wireless Networks and services University of Toronto Dr. Alberto Leon-Garcia
Targeted Biomedical Technology Network(TBTN) Healthand related life sciences and technologies Biomedical engineering and medical technologies McMaster University Dr. David Williams
Canadian Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine Network (TransNet) Health and related life sciences and technologies Regenerative medicine University of Toronto Dr. Gary Levy
Canadian Water Security and Community Solutions Network (WSCSNet) Environmental science and technologies Water (health, energy, security) University of Victoria Dr. Andrew Weaver

The invited applicants have until Tuesday, August 11, 2009 to submit their Full Applications. The NCE Secretariat expects to announce final results in the fall of 2009.

If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the competition, please contact: