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Canada First Research Excellence Fund

Challenge

The Government of Canada’s investments in research and development have made a major contribution to Canada’s strong performance in science, technology and innovation (ST&I). However, our post-secondary institutions face significant competition from their international counterparts in the search for the best minds and partnership opportunities that enable breakthrough discoveries. Canada’s ability to attract top talent, innovators and research partners requires its world-class institutions to be among the best on the global stage.