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NBIF Supports 13 New Positions Through 2018-2019 Research Professionals Initiative Funding Round
Before undertaking a large-scale study or developing a novel product, researchers must ensure that they have the proper equipment at their disposal: a way to observe specimens or test hypotheses, a way to collect data, and a way to analyze that data. But they also need a brilliant team of...
NBIF Funding 212 Studentships, Investing $2 Million Through Research Assistantship Initiative
This week, NBIF is pleased to announce the results of its 2018-2019 Research Assistantships Initiative (RAI) funding round. A total of $2.03 million was invested by the organization, with 61 applications and 212 studentships being awarded by a team of external reviewers. Funding requests were...
Dr. Jesse Popp on Blending Western and Indigenous Knowledge Traditions in Ecology
One of the core pieces of the NBIF mission is supporting innovative research being done by researchers around New Brunswick. These research projects show us the potential of new and exciting technologies; allow us to imagine new uses for existing procedures and materials; inspire commercial...
NBIF Funding Helps Propel NB Research Team into Space
Move over satellites as big as buses that cost hundreds of millions of dollars to construct – there’s a new player in the game. And it’s just a little bigger than a carton of milk. Cube satellites, or CubeSats, are miniature satellites that are cheaper, smaller, smarter and faster to build...
NBIF Closes ‘Emerging Projects’ Funding Round, Supports 18 Ventures Provincewide
A key aspect of the NBIF’s mission is to support research at its earliest stages. Ideas are always the launching pad for innovation, and without early support, many projects that would otherwise bloom into productive technologies or viable commercial products are instead left to wither on the...
UdeM partners with the Government of Canada, Genome Atlantic, Genome Canada, NBIF & Organigram
MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK – (November 13, 2018): The Université de Moncton, in partnership with the Government of Canada, Genome Atlantic, Genome Canada, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) and Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE:OGI) (OTCQB:OGRMF), today announced the creation of an...
Improving Fish Health and Aquaculture With Dr. Ehab Misk
Aquaculture is a huge industry in New Brunswick and across Atlantic Canada, but what happens if a lone salmon or a family of trout in a hatchery is exposed to an infection? They can’t simply walk over to a medical clinic or give their family doctor a ring, and despite advances that have been...
Dr. Sara Eisler’s Organic Lego Blocks
What if you could make things like solar panels more effective and efficient? That’s a question the University of New Brunswick’s Dr. Sara Eisler and her research group are tackling. Her team’s research is focused on organic materials - think carbon-based. “We make things – it’s a lot...
Agenda Announced for the R3 Innovations in Aging Conference
The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the R3 Innovations in Aging conference agenda. This year's R3 event will take place April 10th - 12th, 2018 in Fredericton, NB.