Canada Foundation for Innovation

McGill research team studies how calcium compounds accumulate in the arteries

Published: 31Jan2018

Team leader Marta Cerruti, using the tools of the Canadian Light Source, has examined the mineralized arteries of genetically modified laboratory mice and found that the pathway in the body that...

CFI invests $4.2 million to boost 23 McGill research projects with cutting-edge labs and equipment

Published: 15Aug2017

At Laurentian University today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced a total investment of $52 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders...

From backyard pool chemical to nanomaterial

Published: 1Mar2016

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom Could a cheap molecule used to disinfect swimming pools provide the key to creating a new form of DNA nanomaterials?

$1.2 M for McGill from CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund

Published: 15Apr2016

McGill Newsroom To support six research projects in fields from neuroscience to food safety and Arctic ecosystems

$17 Million to shape the future of music

Published: 3Jun2016

​McGill Newsroom  This significant investment of public and private support will redefine the future of music research in Canada by transforming the way musicians compose, listen and perform music.

Canada Foundation for Innovation provides $1.1M for CBRAIN computing platform at McGill

Published: 15Sep2016

McGill University will receive more than $1.1 million for CBRAIN, one of the world’s most advanced computing platforms for brain research, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI)...