UBC research boosted by latest CFI funding

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) today announced that UBC researchers will receive more than $67 million in funding for 26 projects through the 2017 Innovation Fund.

  • Bénard, François Rare Isotopes for Cancer Therapy
  • Bi, Xiaotao Biorefining Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC)
  • Burke, Sarah 4-probe Scanning Probe Microscope for realizing quantum device concepts based on emerging materials
  • Cherkasov, Artem Accelerated Drug Discovery Using Clinical Translation (ADDUCT)
  • Hinshaw, Gary A Search for Primordial Gravitational Radiation
  • Mérida, Walter Beyond Traffic: Clean, Connected and Safe Transportation Testbed
  • Momose, Takamasa CHIROS  - Chirality Research on Origins and Separation
  • Moritz, Orson Advanced imaging for retinal disease investigation, modeling, and treatment
  • Nelson, Brad EPIC - Engineering Precision Immunotherapies for Cancer
  • Olson, James BiMat: Synthetic biology enabled materials science for high performance biocomposites
  • Sawatzky, George Quantum Materials Electron Microscopy Centre
  • Sin, Don TORCH (Towards Omics and Imaging to Revolutionize COPD and Asthma Health) in Canada
  • Sossi, Vesna Hybrid PET/MRI: an integrated approach to the investigation of brain function in health, disease and populations at risk
  • Tetzlaff, Wolfram Innovation of Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Translation
  • Wellington, Cheryl Multimodal Development of the CHIMERA Platform of Traumatic Brain Injury
Projects in which UBC is a Partner
  • National Facility for Seismic Imaging (Dalhousie University)
  • High-Momentum and High-Luminosity Muon Beamlines for Molecular and Materials Science and Fundamental Muon Physics (Simon Fraser University)
  • The CRDCN Transition to High Performance Computing: Liberating Data for Research and Policy (McMaster University)
  • Unlocking the Radio Sky with Next-Generation Survey Astronomy (University of Toronto)
  • The Silicon Quantum Leap: Tools for Building a Universal Quantum Computer (Simon Fraser University)
  • Canadian Pacific Robotic Ocean Observing Facility (University of Victoria)
  • Facility for Development of Noble Liquid Detectors and Optical Readout for Subatomic Physics and Particle Astrophysics (Carleton University)
  • Canadian Additive Manufacturing Network (Can-AMN): A Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing (University of Waterloo)
  • Upgrades to the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider (University of Toronto)
  • Ultracold Neutron Electric Dipole Moment Experiment (The University of Winnipeg)
  • Gemini IRMOS: The Pathfinder for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s Infrared MultiObject Integral-Field Spectrograph (University of Toronto)