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.
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.
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National Research Council Launches Challenge to Manufacturers - Choose Cornwall
April 8, 2020
NRC Canada on Twitter
March 8, 2019
VBI Vaccines Announces Collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada to Develop Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate Targeting COVID-19, SARS, and MERS
March 31, 2020