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National Research Council Canada

National Research Council Canada

A government office in Canada that gives grants for Canada's research, development and technology-based innovations. It was founded in 1916 and is located in Ottawa, Canada.

National Research Council Canada (NRC) is a government organization that is composed of 20 institutes and national programs, spanning many disciplines and offering various services. It usually funds pre-seed rounds, grants and venture rounds. Its portfolio companies include NURO CORP, HRG Infrastructure Monitoring Inc, Byos, Sinitic, Testfire Labs, QRA Corp, DokDok, and Lysac Technologies.

COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the NRC launched several programs to aid in lessening the damage that the virus can cause on a society. Programs included biomanufacturing initiatives, research and development for vaccines, and financial support for small-to-medium sized business programs.

Timeline

1916
Founded

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Benoit Julien

Industr ial Technology Advisor

Carolyn Watters

Chief Digital Research Officer

Duncan Stewart

Director General

Jean-François Houle

Director General

Patrick Paul

Data Engineer

Phil De Luna

Program Director

Robert Erdos

Team Member

Stephane Tremblay

Data Analytics Team Leader

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

National Research Council Launches Challenge to Manufacturers - Choose Cornwall

Web

April 8, 2020

VBI Vaccines Announces Collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada to Develop Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate Targeting COVID-19, SARS, and MERS

Web

March 31, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

NRC Canada on Twitter

March 8, 2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Byos

DokDok

HRG Infrastructure Monitoring Inc.

Lysac Technologies

NURO CORP.

QRA Corp

Sinitic

Testfire Labs

References

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