Networks of Centres of Excellence: Newly Funded Networks Address Current Issues

Networks of Centres of Excellence: Newly Funded Networks Address Current Issues

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2019276 Views

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) is pleased to announce new funding for seven NCE networks. This support, totalling $92 million, will enable these networks of researchers to solve current issues and transfer knowledge to practice for end-users.

This funding is the result of the most recent NCE Program and NCE Knowledge Mobilization Initiative (NCE-KM) competitions. The below networks will address challenges in important areas, including studying the impact of climate change on Canada’s Arctic, improving the quality of water for Indigenous and non-urban communities, preventing youth homelessness and improving children’s pain management.

The successful networks are awarded four or five-year non-renewable grants.

Over the next several years, funding for the NCE program will be gradually transferred to the New Frontiers in Research Fund, which will support international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research.

Learn more about the newly funded networks:

NETWORKS OF CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE (NCE)

ArcticNet
Université Laval
$32.5 million over 5 years

Canadian Mountain Network (CMN)
University of Alberta
$18.3 million over 5 years

Making the Shift Inc. – A Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS)
York University
$17.9 million over 5 years

Nanomedicines Innovation Network (NMIN)
University of British Columbia
$18.5 million over 5 years

KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION INITIATIVE NETWORKS (NCE-KM)

CRN Knowledge Mobilization Centre (CRN-KMC)
University of British Columbia
$1.6 million over 4 years

Indigenous and Non-Urban Water Health Network (RES’EAU-WaterNET)
University of British Columbia
$1.6 million over 4 years

Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP)
Dalhousie University
$1.6 million over 4 years

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