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Canada Foundation for Innovation

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Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to strengthen Canada's capacity for innovation and attract and retain highly skilled research personnel in Canada .


Established in 1997 - Created by the Government of Canada in 1997, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) strives to build the nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians.


Canada Foundation for Innovation

Governmentally-linked foundation


230 Queen St., Ste. 450 Ottawa, Canada K1P 5E4

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